Goals from Ishan Pandita and Igor Angulo gave a win against Hyderabad FC and helped The Gaurs to secure their position at number three of the league table with fourteen points in nine matches.
Hyderabad on the other hand took the “L” and on the eighth position of the table nine points in eight matches.
HYDERABAD FC 1-2 FC GOA TEAM NEWS:
Hyderabad started the game with 4-2-3-1 and then changed it to 4-4-2 with L Kattimani; A Rai, O Onaindia, C Singh, A Mishra, J Victor, H Sharma, S Chakrabarti, J Chianese, H Narzary; A Santana. which cost them the match.
Goa also started the game with the same formation 4-2-3-1 with MD Nawaz; S Fernandes, I Gonzalez, J Donachie, S Gama, E Bedia, L Rodrigues, A Jesuraj, B Fernandes, J M Ortiz, I Angulo.
HYDERABAD FC 1-2 FC GOA MATCH ANALYSIS:
Hyderabad coach Manolo Marquez’s Team was controlling with 4-2-3-1 but the moment they made the formation 4-4-2, Nizams failed to put the pressure and started to fall apart since then.
The Gaurs coach Juan Ferrando’s tactical changes lived up to the mark, in possession they were finding it difficult to keep the ball because the Nizams pressing game was apt. but changing the formation into 4-1-4-1 with two midfielders [Brandon and Noguera], the tactical changes worked.
They started to find space and in the 91st minute of the game, the man in form Igor Angulo did it again as he cuts in from the left and takes a shot at goal, which Kattimani fails to keep out, and the ball rolls into the net.
“If I am the owner, I sack the coach. I lost the game with the last sub. The team was not good and it was my fault. I am happy with the attitude of my players, They had two shots on target and I am angry with myself.
I won’t put any excuse on the days between the games. I am happy with performance of my players”.– Manolo Marquez made a shocking statement.
“I am happy with the win but it was difficult. I explained Hyderabd is very good team and they understand the concept of hihh press. In possession it was difficult to find spaces but at the end scoring goals was important to get the win”.– Juan Ferrando
Ishan Pandita : the substitution that changed the game upside down, scored the first goal with the first touch.
“I couldn’t have asked for something better. Lots of emotions. It’s been 7-8 games and I haven’t participated as much as I have liked to. Coach has a plan and it worked well today. There is a lot of competition for places. I am here to help the team. I am pushing Igor and he is pushing me as well. I was expressing myself with the celebration.”– Ishan Pandita
Igor Angulo : The man of the moment, once again snatched the three points with another late goal and now has nine goals in nine matches.
“Important to finish the year this way with a win. We are in the top four now. We had to suffer to get there. Happy at the end of I hope it’s a better year for everybody. It’s important to be in the top four for us.”– Igor Angulo
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