The Mariners remain fixated on the fourth position of the ISL table.
After an engaging match of football, ATK Mohun Bagan edged past Bengaluru FC by a solitary goal to cement their place in the fourth place of the points table with 16 points table. Bengaluru FC, on the other hand, remains in ninth place on the points table with seven points. The Blues suffered yet another defeat on their home turf in a bleak season while ATK Mohun Bagan continue their dream of finishing on top of the table after the end of the season with today’s win.
In regard to this, we will take a look at how the players performed in the game.
Bengaluru FC (by Sathvik Bharadwaj)
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu – 6.5
Was alert to parry Ashique’s cross/shot in the 13th minute. Came off his line to collect and punch clear. The goal was just beyond his reach.
Prabir Das – 6
Slid in well to dispossess Boumous just before halftime. Cleared with distance. Was taken off for Siva. Had 48 touches while he was on the pitch.
Sandesh Jhingan – 6
Stayed tight to Petratos. Was sent as a battering ram in the final minutes. Made 4 interceptions, the joint highest.
Alexandar Jovanovic – 5.5
Positioned himself well to make key interceptions. Should have gotten to Petratos quicker to prevent the opener. Had a decent pass accuracy of 86% and made 5 clearances.
Namgyal Bhutia – 5.5
Useful delivery from distant free kicks. Shabby in possession but had 56 touches, the most.
Suresh Singh Wangjam – 5.5
Again, was robbed of the ball in the build-up to a goal. Neat in possession with 89% passing accuracy, the highest among Bengaluru players.
Danish Farooq – 6
Drifted out wide to the left and showed good close control and link-up play. Created 2 chances with a passing accuracy of 74%. Made 8 tackles, the highest.
Naorem Roshan Singh – 5.5
Was deployed higher up the pitch and made some bustling runs early on. Managed just 18 passes, the joint lowest with Roy. 61% passing accuracy showed that he is struggling to adapt to an advanced position. 3 successful tackles provided further evidence to him being better suited in the back line.
Javi Hernandez – 6
Started with a shot off-target. Thwarted a glorious opportunity in the 5th minute. Slid a perfectly weighted through ball to Suresh. Was shadowed by McHugh in the second half but managed 3 crosses.
Sunil Chhetri – 5.5
Passed the ball around with purpose. Tracked back to fill in empty spaces in the defence. Came off for Leon Augustine in the 73rd minute.
Roy Krishna – 5
Had a couple of early shooting opportunities in both halves. Pressed well but his first touch let him down again. Did not have his shooting boots on tonight.
Leon Augustine – 7
Looked very bright while running at defenders. A good delivery into the box.
Sivasakthi Narayanan – 8
Hit the crossbar with his first touch. Good one-touch play as well. BFC desperately need him to start.
ATK Mohun Bagan (By Souvari Paul)
Vishal Kaith – 6.5
Kaith looked quite confident today under the goal of ATK Mohun Bagan. He faced three shots on goal today and saved all of them. In total, he made three saves, caught one ball, and cleared one ball.
Asish Rai – 7.0
Asish Rai was good today on the right side of ATK Mohun Bagan’s midfield. He had 66 touches and made 26 passes. He also whipped in none cross. In defence, he made one clearance and two successful tackles.
Pritam Kotal – 7.5
Pritam looked good at the heart of ATK Mohun Bagan’s defence. He played a decisive role in maintaining the clean sheet for ATK Mohun Bagan. Pritam had 62 touches and made 36 passes. He also made five clearances and four successful interceptions.
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Brendan Hamill – 7.0
Similar to Pritam, Hamill also played his part well. He had 52 touches and made 34 passes. He was quite good in defence where he made four clearances and two successful interceptions.
Subhashis Bose – 7.5
Subhasish looked very sharp throughout the game. He took one shot, created one chance, and whipped in four crosses. He had 70 touches and made 31 passes. Moreover, he made one successful tackle and two clearances.
Lenny Rodriguez – 7.0
Lenny had a decent game. He took one shot and whipped in a cross. He had 79 touches and made 49 passes. Lenny also made four successful tackles. Overall, it was a good outing for him.
Carl McHugh – 7.5
McHugh was quite lively today as he created one chance, had 72 touches, and made 40
passes. He also made three successful tackles, two clearances, and one successful interception.
Liston Colaco – 6.5
Liston looked quite decent today as he took three shots, put in three crosses, had 49 touches, and made 17 passes. He also made one successful interception.
Hugo Boumous – 7.0
Boumous provided the assist for the goal of ATK Mohun Bagan. Apart from that, he also took one shot. He created three chances in total, had 43 touches, and made 26 passes. Moreover, he made two successful tackles.
Ashique Kuruniyan – 6.5
Ashique had a decent game today in which he took one shot, whipped in three crosses, had 45 touches, and made 21 passes. He also made two successful tackles.
Dimitri Petratos – 8.0
Dimitri Petratos scored the winner for ATK Mohun Bagan. He looked lively throughout the game. He took two shots, one of which was the goal, whipped in three crosses, had 30 touches, and made 20 passes throughout the game.
Deepak Tangri – 5.5
Deepak Tangri was on the pitch for around 12 minutes. In these minutes, he played his part well to maintain the clean sheet of his side. He also made one successful interception.
Kiyan Nassiri – N/A
Kiyan came on the pitch in the 89th minute. The remaining time was not enough for him to have any significant impact on the game.
Lalrinliana Hnamte – N/A
The same is the case with Hnamte who came on the pitch in the 89th minute.