ISL: Sunil Chhetri misses penalty as Odisha FC thrash Bengaluru 3-1 | Football News

ISL: Sunil Chhetri misses penalty as Odisha FC thrash Bengaluru 3-1 | Soccer Information

Two early targets in both half and a clear late strike ensured Odisha FC register a snug 3-1 win over Bengaluru FC of their Indian Tremendous League (ISL) match right here on Wednesday.

This was Odisha FC’s first win over Bengaluru FC within the ISL.

It was Javi Hernandez (third, 51st minute) who led the cost for Odisha with a brace. Whereas he rode on some luck for his first aim, the second was nothing wanting breathtaking from simply outdoors the field.

Alan Costa (twenty first) scored one for Bengaluru as Sunil Chhetri didn’t convert a penalty kick.

Aridai Suarez (90 4) sealed the deal for Odisha with a elegant aim, including extra sheen to the win.

Bengaluru left Cleiton Silva on the bench whereas younger Roshan Singh was given a run out at proper again. Odisha lined up in a 4-3-3 formation with Kiko Ramirez’s Spanish affect evident.

It was a horrible begin for India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who ventured out of his field in an try to clear a protracted punt from his counterpart Kamaljit Singh.

A comedy of errors ensued as his mistimed clearance fell proper for Javi Hernandez who lobbed the ball over the keeper and defenders into the web for Odisha to attract the primary blood.

Shell-shocked, Bengaluru have been nonetheless choosing up the items after the opener when Jonathas, Odisha’s high-profile signing in the summertime, discovered Nandhakumar Sekar with a one-two however the latter squandered the chance with a tame shot within the twelfth minute.

Odisha captain Hector Rodas had nodded the ball out for a nook kick which Roshan swung in from his left foot. Brazilian defender Alan Costa made use of his towering physique to rise excessive and head the ball into the web for the equaliser.

Bengaluru appeared snug after that aim because the Odisha defence, led by Rodas, was examined on a number of events earlier than half time however remained unscathed.

5 minutes into the second half, Jonathas was introduced down by Udanta Singh on the sting of the field. Javi’s left foot freekick left the complete Bengaluru wall for lifeless, because the Bhubaneswar-based facet restored the lead.

Cleiton Silva was known as upon and gained a penalty on the hour mark. Chhetri stepped up solely to be denied by the keeper however the follow-through, which was netted by Cleiton, was disallowed as he encroached the field earlier than the shot was taken.

Bengaluru saved on urgent for an equaliser however that was to not be. Striker Prince Ibarra sliced a cross from Alan Costa over the bar as Chhetri struggled to mark his presence within the Odisha field.

It was then Spanish Aridai Suarez who piled on extra distress on the Blues within the closing minutes of the match with medical strides and a deft contact to search out the again of the web to seal the match for Odisha FC. 

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Solely the headline has been modified.

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