The Gaurs got here again from a two-goal deficit to grab a degree from Bengaluru FC of their opening sport…
Cleiton Silva (28’) and Juanan Gonzalez gave Bengaluru a two-goal lead however Igor Angulo’s brace (66’, 69’) ensured a degree for the Gaurs.
FC Goa’s fashion of soccer didn’t change a lot underneath Juan Ferrando from what it was underneath Sergio Lobera because the Gaurs dominated ball possession within the first half. However they didn’t make a lot affect within the attacking third and failed to interrupt Bengaluru’s compact defensive organisation.
It was the Blues who broke the impasse within the 28th minute as Brazilian attacker Cleiton Silva scored on debut. Khabra despatched a protracted throw-in contained in the field which James Donachie tried to clear however as an alternative, he nudged the ball in direction of Silva who discovered the again of the web with a medical header.
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Bengaluru might have doubled their lead simply minutes earlier than half time as Cleiton Silva discovered Sunil Chhetri with intelligent back-heel move contained in the field however the Blues skipper failed to attach a shot.
The away aspect scored their second aim within the 57th minute because of some glorious coordination contained in the Goa. An in-swinging cross contained in the field was met by Deshorn Brown who headed the ball in direction of Erik Paartalu who in flip despatched it in direction of Juanan with one other header and the Spanish defender discovered the again of the web.
Juan Ferrando made a double substitution as he introduced in Brandon Fernandes and Alexander Romario on the pitch. The modifications proved to be a tactical masterclass.
Goa pulled one again within the 66th minute when Brandon initiated a transfer with a by ball for Alberto Noguera who in flip discovered Igor Angulo contained in the field. The Spanish ahead didn’t make a mistake in pushing the ball in.
The hosts scored a second aim within the subsequent three minutes with Brandon being the architect as soon as once more. The Goan midfielder discovered Romario on the precise aspect with a by ball who despatched a cross contained in the field. As soon as once more Angulo was in the precise place and despatched the ball in along with his physique.
FC Goa subsequent face Mumbai City on November 25 whereas Bengaluru tackle Hyderabad on November 28.