ISL 2020-21: Goa FC draw against Bengaluru FC in a thrilling match - Newztezz Online


Monday, November 23, 2020

ISL 2020-21: Goa FC draw against Bengaluru FC in a thrilling match

ISL 2020-21 FC Goa vs Bengaluru FC Match Draw

ISL 2020-21 FC Goa vs Bengaluru FC Match Draw: Two goals scored by Igor Angulo within three minutes saved FC Goa from defeat against Bengaluru FC on Sunday in the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL). Goa held former champions Bengaluru FC to a 2–2 draw in their first match of the season played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda.

For Bengaluru, Cleaton Silva scored in the 27th and Spanish defender Juanan scored in the 57th minute. At the same time, Igor Angulo scored for FC Goa in the 66th and 69th minutes. Captain Sunil Chhetri, who led Bengaluru FC in the fourth season, missed the second and Aashiq Kurunian scored in the seventh minute.

For the first 25 minutes, Bengaluru were consistently under pressure in the match with 65 percent ball possession and more than 150 passes, the advantage being seen as a goal. Clad in the number 23 jersey, playing his debut match in the ISL, midfielder Brazil Silva scored a brilliant goal in the 27th minute to give Bengaluru a 1-0 lead in the match. The Blue Army also missed doubling their lead in the 43rd minute.

In the second half, Goa came under pressure to make a comeback while Bengaluru stepped onto the field with a change. In the 57th minute, the Spanish defender Juanan scored his 50th match in the ISL with a pass from Eric Paartlu, who gave Bangalore a 2–0 lead.

It was difficult for Goa to make a comeback after trailing by two goals in the match. But Spanish forward Igor Angulo landed on the ground with the intention of doing something for Goa today and he did it.

The forward, who made his Goa debut, first opened the team's account with a brilliant goal on the pass from Brandon Fernandez in the 66th minute and then scored another goal in the 69th minute to bring his team to a 2-2 draw. Fernandez was assisted in the second goal as well.

In the 72nd minute of the match, Bengaluru made two changes while three minutes later Goa captain Bedia was shown a yellow card. Both teams could not score goals till the stipulated time and after that the match went on in injury time. There was also a score of 2–2 and Bengaluru were forced to share points with Goa.

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