High-flying Hyderbad FC secured all 3 points against Odisha FC with a comfortable 6-1 win. The Men in Yellow are now unbeaten in 7 games. Meanwhile, Odisha FC have seen their form slump as a bright start to the season was countered by inconsistent performances. They are now winless in 4 games.
Odisha have leaked 20 goals, the most in the league this term and occupy 7th position. At the other end, Hyderabad FC now sit 2nd in the table with 15 points. They trail the league leaders by a single point and look to be pushing for the top spot.
Bartholomew Ogbeche continued his fine run of form, bagging another brace to aid his team win comfortably. The entire foreign contingent of Hyderabad FC joined Ogbeche in the act and were on the scoresheet.
Hyderabad FC: Player Ratings
Coach: Manolo Márquez
Goalkeeper: L. Kattimani (6.5/10)
Defenders: Nim Tamang (6.5/10), Chinglensana Singh (7/10), Juanan (6/10), A. Mishra (8/10)
Midfielders: H. Sharma (7.5/10), J. Victor (8/10), Edu Garcia (8.5/10), Aniket Jadhav (7.5/10), N. Poojari (7.5/10)
Forwards: B. Ogbeche (9/10)
Substitutes: Sahil Tavora (6.5/10), J. Siverio (7.5/10), J. Chianese (6/10), M. Zothanpuia (6/10), R. Danu (6/10)
Odisha FC: Player Ratings
Coach: Kiko Ramirez
Goalkeeper: K. Singh (3/10)
Defenders: H. Rodas (4/10), Sailo (4/10), G. Bora (4/10), S. Panwar (5.5/10)
Midfielders: J. Hernandez (6.5/10), L. Krasniqi (6.5/10), T. Moirangthem (4.5/10), I. Vanmalsawma (6/10), N. Sekar (6/10)
Forwards: Jonathas (6.5/10)
Substitutes: V. Mongil (6/10), A. Cabrera (6.5/10), H. Antonay (6.5/10), V. Rai (6/10), I. Vanlalruatfela (6/10)
Player of the Match:
Bartholomew Ogbeche was leading from the front as he bagged another brace. The mercurial forward now has 8 goals in 8 games. He currently leads the pack as the highest goal-scorer.
Deservedly, he was named Hero of the Match once more. The French forward continues to be a favorite for the golden boot.
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