Indian Super League: Bengaluru tops Chennaiyin 3-1

BANGALORE. Bengaluru defeats Chennaiyin 3-1.

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BANGALORE. Bengaluru conquers Chennaiyin 3-1. Bengaluru was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with Siva Sakthi N (15′), Siva Sakthi N (23′) and Rohit Kumar (30′). Chennaiyin reduced the distance with a goal (60′) by Edwin Sydney Vanspaul, but there was not much to do for them. Chennaiyin 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 referee was Tejas Nagvenkar. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 22.8 degrees Celsius or 73.04 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 46%.​

Match Statistics

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

Chennaiyin was more aggressive with 88 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyway, Bengaluru succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Bengaluru shot 7 times, 4 on target, 3 off target. Regarding the opposition, Chennaiyin shot 15 times, 3 on target, 12 off target.


Bengaluru received 2 yellow cards (R. Krishna and Rohit Kumar). On the opposite side, Chennaiyin received 1 yellow card (Ajith Kumar).

After this encounter, Bengaluru will have 19 points to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Chennaiyin will stay with 17 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 15'

    Siva Sakthi N

    R. Krishna

  • 23'

    Siva Sakthi N

  • 30'

    Rohit Kumar

  • 43'

    Ajith Kumar

  • 46'

    Kwame Karikari

    Fallou Diagne

  • 46'

    Gurmukh Singh

    A. Thapa

  • 46'

    Edwin Sydney Vanspaul

    Vincy Barretto

  • 60'

    Edwin Sydney Vanspaul

  • 60'

    R. Krishna

  • 67'

    U. Singh

    Siva Sakthi N

  • 72'

    Danish Farooq

    Javi Hernández

  • 73'

    Rahim Ali

    Jiteshwor Singh

  • 81'

    Nasser El Khayati 

    Julius Düker

  • 82'

    Rohit Kumar

  • 83'

    Pablo Pérez

    R. Singh

  • 83'

    Bruno Ramires

    Rohit Kumar

Next match

In the upcoming Indian Super League match, Bengaluru will play away against ATK Mohun Bagan on the 5th of February with a 4-0 head to head record in favor of ATK Mohun Bagan (1 draw).

Chennaiyin will host Odisha FC on the 2nd of February with a 6-3 head to head stats in favor of Odisha FC (8 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 (6.5), Alan Costa (6.6), Sandesh Jhingan (7.1), Parag Srivas (6.4), Prabir Das (6.4), Suresh Wangjam Singh (6.7), Javi Hernández (6.2), Rohit Kumar (7.1), Roshan Singh (7.1), Sivasakthi Narayanan (8.1) and Roy Krishna (7.2).


Bengaluru made 4 changes: Siva Sakthi N for U. Singh (67′), Javi Hernández for Danish Farooq (72′), Rohit Kumar for Bruno Ramires (83′) and R. Singh for Pablo Pérez (83′).

Top player: Sivasakthi Narayanan

The player who no doubt impressed Bengaluru the most was Sivasakthi Narayanan.

His rating is (8.1) with 2 goals, 10 passes (60% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.

Chennaiyin: Formation and Lineups

Chennaiyin started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Thomas Brdarić played with: Samik Mitra (4.7), Ajith Kumar (6.8), Fallou Diagne (6.4), Vafa Hakhamaneshi (6.6), Aakash Sangwan (6.7), Yumkhaibam Jiteshwor Singh (7.4), Julius Düker (7.1), Ninthoinganba Meetei (7.1), Anirudh Thapa (6.5), Vincy Barretto (6.5) and Petar Slišković (6.6).


Chennaiyin made 5 changes: Vincy Barretto for Edwin Sydney Vanspaul (46′), Fallou Diagne for Kwame Karikari (46′), A. Thapa for Gurmukh Singh (47′), Jiteshwor Singh for Rahim Ali (73′) and Julius Düker for Nasser El Khayati  (81′).

Top player: Yumkhaibam Jiteshwor Singh

The player who no doubt impressed Chennaiyin the most was Yumkhaibam Jiteshwor Singh.

His rating is (7.4) with 36 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 3 crosses.

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