Wednesday, April 17

10-Man Bengaluru FC Falls to FC Goa in Thrilling ISL 2023-24 Encounter (2-1)

10-Man Bengaluru FC Falls to FC Goa in Thrilling ISL 2023-24 Encounter (2-1)

FC Goa edged past Bengaluru FC with a dramatic 2-1 comeback win in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 on Thursday. This victory propels them to the third position in the league standings.

Early Bengaluru FC Lead in ISL 2023-24

Bengaluru FC struck quickly, with Suresh Singh Wangjam’s precise through ball finding Chingangbam Shivaldo Singh in the second minute. Shivaldo coolly slotted the ball past Dheeraj Singh to give the visitors an early lead.

FC Goa Fights Back

FC Goa gradually took control of the game, with Noah Sadaoui threatening in the 18th minute. Their persistence paid off in the 22nd minute when Brandon Fernandes’ corner took a deflection off Odei Onaindia, finding its way past Gurpreet Singh Sandhu for the equalizer.

Red Card Shifts Momentum

The turning point arrived in the second half when Suresh Singh Wangjam, instrumental in Bengaluru FC’s opening goal, received a red card for a challenge on Boris Singh. This numerical disadvantage hampered Bengaluru FC’s efforts.

FC Goa Capitalizes with Winner

FC Goa capitalized on their advantage, dominating possession and creating more scoring opportunities. The winner came in the 81st minute, with Borja Herrera’s pinpoint cross finding Boris Singh, who slotted the ball home to secure a vital three points for the Gaurs.

FC Goa Soars in ISL 2023-24 Standings

This victory propels FC Goa to the third spot in the ISL table, putting them in contention for a top finish. For Bengaluru FC, the loss is a setback in their pursuit of a playoff berth.

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