ISL 2021/22: The outcome extends East Bengal’s winless run to 9 suits whilst Bengaluru’s hopes of securing a playoff qualification berth suffered but some other blow.
Bengaluru FC play Mumbai Town of their subsequent task. (Courtesy of ISL)
HIGHLIGHTSEast Bengal’s goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharja was once proven an early yellow card for fouling Prince Ibara earlyNaorem scored with a diving header which gave no likelihood to the keeperThe equaliser in any case got here after a duration of sustained force via the Blues in the second one part
A resilient SC East Bengal held Bengaluru FC to a 1-1 draw within the 2021-22 Hero Indian Tremendous League on the Athletic Stadium in Bambolim. The outcome extends SCEB’s winless run to 9 suits whilst BFC’s hopes of securing playoffs qualification endure some other blow.
Semboi Haokip (28’) opened the scoring with a diving header till Sourav Das (OG 55’) passed the equaliser to the opposition with an personal purpose.
In a nervy get started, SC East Bengal’s goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharja was once proven an early yellow card for fouling Prince Ibara. At the different finish, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu additionally had a rusty get started as he misjudged a free-kick from deep that went unpunished. It took the 18th minute for all sides to create a significant scoring alternative when Lalrinliana Hnamte’s shot from the threshold of the field was once blocked via the BFC defence.
Roshan Naorem was once proven a yellow card for a blouse pull and the next free-kick resulted in Semboi Haokip breaking the impasse simply sooner than the 30 minutes mark. He scored with a diving header which gave no likelihood to the keeper.
Alan Costa just about scored the equaliser from Cleiton Silva’s free-kick a couple of moments later however his header went moderately over the bar. Marco Pezzaiuoli’s males stored urgent for an equaliser however went into the halftime ruin trailing. The restart noticed the tactician ship Sunil Chhetri to modify the complexion of the fit.
The equaliser in any case got here after a duration of sustained force via the Blues in the second one part. A go from the suitable flank via Roshan was once met via Sourav Das whose miscued header went previous his personal goalkeeper at the close to put up. Ibara was once a continuing danger and had the danger to provide BFC the benefit after the hour mark however his header went over the crossbar. BFC was once once more denied the lead on the 71st-minute mark after Chhetri’s strike from 10-yards out was once cleared at the line via Hira Mondal.
The Blues piled on extra force as change Ankit Mukherjee picked up a yellow card for a foul foul on Ashique Kuruniyan within the past due phases of the fit. Udanta Singh additionally took an try at purpose however he sliced around the ball which swerved clear of the objective. 5 mins have been added for stoppages however neither aspect was once in a position to seek out the profitable purpose as they settled for some degree every.
SC East Bengal will probably be subsequent in motion towards leaders Mumbai Town FC on the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Friday whilst Bengaluru FC additionally performs the Islanders of their subsequent task on the PJN Stadium on Monday.
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