Indian Super League: Bengaluru defeats Odisha FC 3-1

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BANGALORE. Bengaluru prevails over Odisha FC 3-1.

BANGALORE. Bengaluru defeats Odisha FC 3-1. Bengaluru got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from Rohit Kumar (26′) and R. Krishna (28′). Odisha FC tried to recover with a goal from Diego Maurício (50′). However, the match was closed by a goal (90′) scored by Pablo Pérez for Bengaluru. Odisha FC was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).​

The match was played at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium stadium in Bangalore on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 23.5 degrees Celsius or 74.28 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 37%.​

Match Statistics

Odisha FC was in firm control of the ball 62% while Bengaluru was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Odisha FC was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 1 shots of which 1 were on target. Anyhow, Bengaluru found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Bengaluru shot 7 times, 5 on target, 2 off target. On the opposite side, Odisha FC shot 1 times, 1 on target, 0 off target.


Bengaluru received 1 yellow card (Parag Satish Shrivas). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Odisha FC.

After this match, Bengaluru will have 13 points to stay in the 8th place. Talking about the opposition, Odisha FC will stay with 22 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 22'

    Parag Satish Shrivas

  • 26'

    Rohit Kumar

  • 28'

    R. Krishna

  • 46'

    Víctor Rodríguez

    Osama Malik

  • 46'

    Sahil Panwar

    Denechandra Meitei

  • 50'

    Diego Maurício (Penalty)

  • 70'

    Pedro Martín

    Víctor Rodríguez

  • 73'

    S. Chhetri

    Siva Sakthi N

  • 73'

    U. Singh

    Parag Satish Shrivas

  • 76'

    Issac Vanmalsawma

    Raynier Fernandes

  • 85'

    Danish Farooq

    Javi Hernández

  • 85'

    Pablo Pérez

    Rohit Kumar

  • 90'

    Pablo Pérez

  • 90'

    Jayesh Rane

    Suresh Singh

Next match

In the upcoming Indian Super League match, Bengaluru will play away against Jamshedpur on the 18th of January with a 4-4 head to head record.

Odisha FC will play away with ATK Mohun Bagan on the 28th of January with a 2-0 head to head stats in favor of ATK Mohun Bagan (3 draws).

Bengaluru: Formation and Lineups

Bengaluru started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Simon Grayson chose to play with the following team: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (6.3), Alan Costa (7.2), Sandesh Jhingan (6.5), Parag Srivas (6.6), Prabir Das (6.6), Suresh Wangjam Singh (6.8), Javi Hernández (6.7), Rohit Kumar (7.7), Roshan Singh (7.1), Roy Krishna (7.3) and Sivasakthi Narayanan (6.7).


Bengaluru made 5 changes: Parag Satish Shrivas for U. Singh (73′), Siva Sakthi N for S. Chhetri (73′), Rohit Kumar for Pablo Pérez (85′), Javi Hernández for Danish Farooq (85′) and Suresh Singh for Jayesh Rane (90′).

Top player: Rohit Kumar

The player who no doubt impressed Bengaluru the most was Rohit Kumar.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 13 passes (30% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11.

Odisha FC: Formation and Lineups

Odisha FC started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Talking about the opposition, Josep Gombau Balague played with: Amrinder Singh (6.6), Narender Gahlot (7.1), Osama Malik (6.7), Carlos Delgado (6.2), Denechandra Meitei (6.2), Raynier Fernandes (7.1), Saúl Crespo (7.1), Moirangthem Thoiba Singh (6.7), Jerry Mawihmingthanga (6.8), Diego Mauricio (7.8) and Nandhakumar Sekar (7.0).

Odisha FC could not rely on the presence of Pedro Martín (injured).


Odisha FC made 4 changes: Denechandra Meitei for Sahil Panwar (46′), Osama Malik for Víctor Rodríguez (46′), Víctor Rodríguez for Pedro Martín (70′) and Raynier Fernandes for Issac Vanmalsawma (76′).

Top player: Diego Mauricio

Probably the most impressive player in Odisha FC was Diego Mauricio.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 18 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 13.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Indian Super League


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