Bengaluru FC beat Kerala Blasters in a six-goal thriller, the highest scoring game of the season.
Kerala Blasters took the lead through Rahul KP during an amazing counter-attack. However Cleiton Silva’s first half equaliser and second half goals from Erik Paartalu, Dimas Delgado and Sunil Chhetri saw Bengaluru claim its second win of the season.
The result sees Bengaluru move to the 4th spot on the ISL points table, while Kerala Blasters remains 9th.
The Tilak Maidan witnessed a closely contested game but enjoyed no goals. NorthEast United FC and Chennaiyin FC fought out a 0-0 draw but the game had its moments of excitement. Despite gaining just a point, Gerard Nus’ NorthEast United remain undefeated. Csaba Laszlo’s Chennaiyin FC will have to wait for their 2nd win.
Highlights - NorthEast United FC 0-0 Chennaiyin FC - Match 26
It was an enthralling encounter at the Fatorda as Bengaluru registered a 4-2 win against Kerala Blasters. With the victory, Carles Cuadrat’s men continue their unbeaten run in Hero ISL 2020-21, while Kerala Blasters still search for their first victory.
Mumbai City FC will take on Jamshedpur FC in match 28 of ISL 2020/2, at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim, on Monday. Sergio Lobera’s side is at the top of the points table, after picking up four wins in five matches. Owen Coyle’s team, meanwhile, has picked up only one win from the five matches it has played.
Mumbai City FC began their campaign with a narrow loss to NorthEast United FC. But, the City Football Group-backed side revived themselves with four consecutive wins. They triumphed over FC Goa, SC East Bengal, Odisha FC, and Chennaiyin FC, scoring eight goals and conceding only one in the process.
Jamshedpur FC, too, lost their curtain opener with a one-goal margin to Chennaiyin FC. They followed it with two back-to-back draws against Odisha FC and Hyderabad FC. The Red Miners tasted their first victory against favorites ATK Mohun Bagan but were held by SC East Bengal in their last contest.
Jamshedpur FC have a better record against Mumbai City FC when it comes to facing each other in ISL. The former has three wins over their opponents while the latter has only two. Only one match between the two has ended in a draw.
In the last encounter between Mumbai City FC and Jamshedpur FC, the Islanders came out on top with a 2-1 victory, courtesy of goals from Amine Chermiti and Bidyananda Singh. Noe Acosta was the lone goalscorer for the Red Miners.
It was another thrilling night at the GMC Stadium, Bambolim as Mumbai City FC and Jamshedpur FC battled out a 1-1 draw. Nerijus Valskis put Jamshedpur FC into the lead just 9 minutes in, but Bartholomew Ogbeche placed home the equalizer just 6 minutes later. As both teams put the pressure on, Jamshedpur FC were left a man down for most of the game after Aitor Monroy saw 2 yellow cards early on. Despite Mumbai City FC’s best efforts, Jamshedpur FC were able to hang on for a draw.