FC Goa edge past Bengaluru FC in seven-goal thriller
Corominas Telechea scored seasons first hat trick for Gaurs to hand Bengaluru FC their first defeat in their Indian Super League debut season
In an enthralling third-round clash of the Hero Indian Super League FC Goa secured 4-3 win over debutant Bengaluru FC played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium ( Fatorda Stadium), Goa on Thursday evening.
FC Goa got their first goal in the 16th minute through Coro. Coro drove down from the left beating past his markers before firing a brilliant shot past the keeper into the bottom left corner. Four minutes later Bengaluru FC got themselves an equalizer through Fedor. Paartalu placed a brilliant ball for Fedor who made no mistake in finding the net past Kattimani.
Coro got his brace for FC Goa in the 33rd minute when Lanzarotes freekick met Pinheiro who headed it towards Coro. Coro made no mistake in finding the net helping his team take the lead once again. Tragedy struck for visitors Bengaluru FC when Gurpreet Singh Sandhu was handed a red card by the referee for pushing Lanzarote. Lanzarote stepped in to take the penalty and made no mistake in finding the net.
Bengaluru FC got their second goal in the 57th minute. Garcia sent a brilliant corner to find Paartalu who guided the ball into the net past the keeper. Things now looked even better for the visitors when they got the equalizer in the 60th minute through Fedor but their happiness was short lived as Coro once again made it home for the home-side FC Goa.
Full-time: FC Goa 4-3 Bengaluru FC
90+1: Yellow card to Abhra Mondal
90: Five minutes of additional time.
85: Substitution for FC Goa Manuel Lanzarote OFF Arana Rodríguez IN
80: Substitution for FC Goa Brandon Fernandes OFF Manvir Singh IN
78: Substitution for Lenny Rodrigues OFF Braulio Nóbrega Rodríguez IN
77: Substitution for Bengaluru FC Eduardo García OFF Subashish Bose IN
67: Substitution for FC Goa Narayan Das OFF Pronay Halder IN
63: GOAL!! Ferrán Corominas Telechea scores for FC Goa
60: GOAL!! Nicolás Ladislao Fedor Flores scores for Bengaluru FC
57: GOAL!! Erik Paartalu scores for Bengaluru FC
46: Second half kicked off
Half time: FC Goa 3-1 Bengaluru FC
45: Four minutes of added time
40: PENALTY GOAL!! Manuel Lanzarote Bruno(FC Goa)
39: Substitution for Bengaluru FC: Rahul Bheke OFF Abhra Mondal IN
36: RED CARD for Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
33: GOAL!! Ferran Corominas Telechea
24: Yellow card to Rahul Bheke
20: GOAL!! Nicolás Ladislao Fedor Flores scores for BFC
16: GOAL! Ferran Corominas scores for FC Goa
7: Yellow card to Lenny Rodrigues
1: Fisrt half Kicks off...
Bengaluru FC lineup: Gurpreet Singh(GK), Rahul Bheke, Juanan, John Johnson, Lenny Rodrigues, Edu Garcia, Erik Paartalu, Harmanjot Khabra, Miku, Sunil Chhetri(C), Udanta Singh.
FC Goa lineup: Laxmikant Kattimani(C&GK), Mohamed Ali, Seriton Fernandes, Bruno Pinheiro, Narayan Das, Ahmed Jahouh, Brandon Fernandes, Manuel Lanzarote, Mandar Rao Dessai, Edu Bedia, Ferran Corominas.