Bengaluru FC completed the double over Chennaiyin FC with an emphatic 3-0 win. The win saw them climb up into 6th place. The gap to the top 4 is now narrowed down to 1 point. This result meant a great deal to the Bengaluru players and their fans.
The win implies that they are still in contention for a top 4 spot and further qualification. Meanwhile, Chennaiyin FC were let down once again by their inconsistency, as they fell short against a direct competitor for the top 4. The franchise from Chennai is now 5th and level on points with defending champions Mumbai City FC in 4th, both on 18 points.
Bengaluru FC: Player Ratings
Coach: Marco Pezzaiuoli
Goalkeeper: G. Singh Sadhu (7.5/10)
Defenders: P. Shrivas (7.5/10), Muirang (7.5/10), P. Chaudhari (7/10), N. R. Singh (8/10)
Midfielders: I. Basafa (8/10), B. Edgar (7.5/10), S. Singh (6.5/10)
Forwards: P. Ibara (6.5/10), U. Singh (7.5/10), S. Chhetri (8.5/10)
Substitutes: R. Kumar (7/10), D. Lyngdoh (6.5/10), N. Bhutia (6/10), E. Lalrindika (N/A)
Chennaiyin FC: Player Ratings
Formation: Božidar Bandović
Goalkeeper: D. Majumdar (7/10)
Defenders: , N. Das (6/10), S. Damjanovic (6.5/10), M. Dhot (6/10),
Midfielders: E. S. Vanspaul (5/10), V. Koman (6.5/10), G. Singh (6.5/10), R. Singh (6.5/10), J. Lalrinzuala (6/10)
Forwards: M. Murzaev (5.5/10), L. Gikiewicz (6/10)
Substitutes: N. Valskis (6.5/10), Lallianzuala Chhangte (5/10), R. Ali (6/10), S. Pasha (N/A), K. Meetei (N/A)
Player of the Match
Udanta Singh’s lethal showing in front of goal helped him bag a brace and sweep 3 points for his team. He finished off two well-worked goals and bagged his first brace of this edition of the Indian Super League.
His fine display saw him win the Hero of the Match award.
Follow our Twitter for regular football news and updates.