BANGALORE. Bengaluru conquers Odisha FC 3-1. Bengaluru got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from Rohit Kumar (26′) and R. Krishna (28′). Odisha FC tried to recover with a goal from Diego Maurício (50′). Notwithstanding, the match was closed by a goal (90′) scored by Pablo Pérez for Bengaluru. Odisha FC was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (61%).
The match was played at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium stadium in Bangalore on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Senthil Nathan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 23.5 degrees Celsius or 74.28 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 37%.
Odisha FC had a strong ball possession 61% while Bengaluru was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Odisha FC was more pushing with 64 dangerous attacks and 1 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, Bengaluru was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Bengaluru shot 7 times, 5 on target, 2 off target. Talking about the opposition, Odisha FC shot 1 times, 1 on target, 0 off target.
Bengaluru received 1 yellow card (Parag Satish Shrivas). On the other side, Odisha FC didn’t receive any yellow card.
After playing this match, Bengaluru will have 16 points like Chennaiyin to remain in the 8th place. Regarding the opposition, Odisha FC will stay with 22 points to remain in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Indian Super League, Bengaluru will host Goa on the 23rd of February with a 5-3 head to head in favor of Bengaluru (4 draws).
Odisha FC will host Jamshedpur on the 25th of February with a 7-2 head to head record in favor of Jamshedpur (2 draws).
Bengaluru – Formation
Bengaluru started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Simon Grayson decided to play with the following team: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Alan Costa , Sandesh Jhingan , Parag Srivas , Prabir Das , Suresh Wangjam Singh , Javi Hernández , Rohit Kumar , Roshan Singh , Roy Krishna and Sivasakthi Narayanan .
The home team had on the bench: Harmanpreet Singh, Pablo Pérez, Amrit Gope, Namgyal Bhutia, Jayesh Rane, Leon Augustine, Udanta Singh Kumam, Danish Farooq Bhat and Sunil Chhetri .
Bengaluru made 5 changes: Siva Sakthi N for S. Chhetri (73′), Parag Satish Shrivas for U. Singh (73′), Javi Hernández for Danish Farooq (85′), Rohit Kumar for Pablo Pérez (85′) and Suresh Singh for Jayesh Rane (90′).
Best player: Rohit Kumar
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Bengaluru was Rohit Kumar.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 13 passes (30% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11.
Odisha FC – Formation
Odisha FC started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Josep Gombau Balague played with: Amrinder Singh, Narender Gahlot , Osama Malik , Carlos Delgado , Denechandra Meitei , Raynier Fernandes , Saúl Crespo , Moirangthem Thoiba Singh , Jerry Mawihmingthanga , Diego Mauricio and Nandhakumar Sekar .
These were the players on the bench: Lalthuammawia Ralte, Lalruatthara, Víctor Rodríguez, Nikhil Prabhu, Akshunna Tyagi, Shubham Sarangi, Issac Vanmalsawma , Pedro Martin and Sahil Panwar .
Odisha FC could not rely on the presence of Pedro Martín (injured).
Odisha FC made 4 changes: Osama Malik for Víctor Rodríguez (46′), Denechandra Meitei for Sahil Panwar (46′), Víctor Rodríguez for Pedro Martín (70′) and Raynier Fernandes for Issac Vanmalsawma (76′).
Best player: Diego Mauricio
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Odisha FC was Diego Mauricio.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 18 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 13.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Indian Super League.