BAMBOLIM. East Bengal and Bengaluru draw 1-1. T. Haokip scored the first goal (28′) for East Bengal. S. Das settled the score (56′) with an own goal. Bengaluru was much better in terms of ball possession (74%)
The match was played at the GMC Stadium stadium in Bambolim on Tuesday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Harish Kundu. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 27 degrees Celsius or 80.6 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 74%.
Bengaluru was in firm control of the ball 74% while East Bengal was struggling with a 26% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Bengaluru was more pushing with 71 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 2 were on target. However, that was not enough Bengaluru to win the match.
Bengaluru shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, East Bengal shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target.
Bengaluru received 1 yellow card (R. Singh). On the other side, East Bengal received 2 yellow cards (A. Bhattacharya and A. Mukherjee).
After playing this match, Bengaluru will have 10 points to sit in the 8th place. On the opposite side, East Bengal will have 5 points to remain in the 11th place.
In the next match in the Indian Super League, Bengaluru will host Odisha FC on the 17th of February with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Bengaluru (1 draw).
East Bengal will host Mumbai City on the 7th of January with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Mumbai City (0 draws).
Bengaluru – Formation
Bengaluru started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Marco Pezzaiuoli decided to play with the following team: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Parag Srivas , Alan Costa , Roshan Singh , Udanta Singh Kumam , Suresh Wangjam Singh , Bruno Ramires , Muhammed Ashique Kuruniyan , Jayesh Rane , Prince Ibara and Cleiton Silva .
The home team had on the bench: Sunil Chhetri, Pratik Chowdhary , Danish Farooq Bhat , Sivasakthi Narayanan, Damaitphang Lyngdoh, Rohit Kumar, Ajith Kumar, Iman Basafa and Sharon.
Bengaluru made 4 changes: P. S. Shrivas for P. Chaudhari (46′), J. Rane for S. Chhetri (46′), S. Wangjam for D. Farooq Bhat (82′) and A. Kuruniyan for S. Narayanan (90′).
Best player: Alan Costa
The most impressive player for Bengaluru was Alan Costa.
His rating iswith 93 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 14.
East Bengal – Formation
East Bengal started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
José Manuel Díaz Fernández played with: Arindam Bhattacharya, Joyner Lourenco , Tomislav Mrčela , Adil Khan , Hira Mondal , Sourav Das , Naorem Mahesh Singh , Wahengbam Angousana Luwang , Thongkhosem Haokip , Lalrinliana Hnamte and Daniel Chima Chukwu .
They had on the bench: Balwant Singh, Amir Dervišević, Ankit Mukherjee, Amarjit Kiyam Singh , Daniel Gomes, Shankar Roy, Bikash Jairu, Siddhant Shirodkar and Mohammed Rafique.
East Bengal made 3 changes: N. Singh for A. Singh (46′), T. Mrcela for A. Mukherjee (61′) and L. Hnamte for B. Jairu (90′).
Best player: Wahengbam Angousana Luwang
The most impressive player for East Bengal was Wahengbam Angousana Luwang.
His rating iswith 17 passes (70% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Indian Super League.