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

Two early objectives in both half and a clear late strike ensured Odisha FC register a snug 3-1 win over Bengaluru FC of their Indian Super 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. While 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 chic 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 an extended 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 selecting 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 regarded comfy after that aim as the Odisha defence, led by Rodas, was examined on a number of events earlier than half time however remained unscathed.

Five 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 whole Bengaluru wall for useless, as the Bhubaneswar-based facet restored the lead.

Cleiton Silva was referred to as upon and received 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 stored 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 last minutes of the match with scientific strides and a deft contact to seek out the again of the web to seal the match for Odisha FC. 

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