KOLKATA. Hyderabad defeats East Bengal with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Siverio (10′) and a goal from A. D’Silva (90′).
The match was played at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan stadium in Kolkata on Friday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Arumughan Rowan. The weather was haze. The temperature was pleasant around 20 degrees Celsius or 67.95 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 68%.
East Bengal was in firm control of the ball 55% while Hyderabad was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Hyderabad was more aggressive with 72 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Hyderabad won the encounter.
East Bengal shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. Regarding the opposition, Hyderabad shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target.
East Bengal received 2 yellow cards (Mohamad Rakip and Suhair VP). Talking about the opposition, No yellow cards were issued to Hyderabad.
After this encounter, East Bengal will stay with 12 points to stay in the 9th place. Regarding the opposition, Hyderabad will have 32 points to stay in the 2nd place.
Abdul Rabeeh A K
Hyderabad will play away with Mumbai City on the 4th of February with a 2-2 head to head.
East Bengal: Formation and Lineups
East Bengal adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Stephen Constantine chose to play with the following team: Kamaljit Singh , Mohammad Rakip , Chungnunga Lal , Charis Kyriakou , Golui Sarthak , Alex , Mobashir Rahman , V.P. Suhair , Jordan O’Doherty , Naorem Mahesh Singh and Cleiton Silva .
East Bengal made 5 changes: Mohammad Rakip for Jerry Lalrinzuala (46′), Alex Lima for Iván González (66′), Mobashir Rahman for Sumeet Passi (74′), Mobashir Rahman for Sahil Tavora (79′) and Suhair VP for S. Haokip (87′).
Best player: Kamaljit Singh
The player that probably impressed the most for East Bengal was the goalkeeper: Kamaljit Singh. His rating is 7.45. He performed 4 saves.
Hyderabad: Formation and Lineups
Also Hyderabad adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Manuel Márquez Roca played with: Gurmeet Singh , Nikhil Poojary , Odei Onaindia , Nim Dorjee Tamang , Akash Mishra , Hitesh Sharma , Borja Herrera , Mohammad Yasir , Bartholomew Ogbeche , Rohit Danu and Javier Siverio .
Hyderabad made 2 changes: Rohit Danu for Abdul Rabeeh A K (74′) and Javi Siverio for Joel Chianese (74′).
Top player: Borja Herrera
The player who no doubt impressed Hyderabad the most was Borja Herrera even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 37 passes (62% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 14 crosses.