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ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengaluru's 2-1 win over Goa

FC Goa sit atop the table despite the loss with 16 points from eight games while Bengaluru are one position with same number of points but from six games

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FC Goa vs Bengaluru FC (Photo: www.indiansuperleague.com)
FC Goa vs Bengaluru FC (Photo: www.indiansuperleague.com)

Full-time report: The action-packed match-up between and FC ended with scoring in a 2-1 win for his team. The second half in particular was full of big moments as two players received their marching orders from the referee while the half also saw two goals and a whole lot more chances.

Desspite takking home all the three points it was who started brightly. In fact, in the 11th minute, Boumouh was denied from close range when Pena received the ball inside the box from the left and played it back for onrushing Boumouh whose effort was saved by Sandhu.

grew into the game and eventually had their goal in the 34th minute when Xisco miscued a shot but the ball fell kindly for Rahul Bheke at the left post who pulled off a delicate flick to finish it off inside the goal and make it 1-0 in favour of Bengaluru.

Just at the stroke of half-time, Bheke had the chance to double his team's lead when he found the ball slightly inside the box after a poor clearance by the Goan defence but his effort clipped the crossbar and went over.

Things started horribly for in the second half as they were reduced to ten men within three minutes of the play's restart after Ali was shown the second yellow card of the game. Parity was restored in the 59th minute when Bengaluru's Dimas was also given his marching orders.

Goa levelled the scores in the 72nd minute when Coro skipped past a few players and played the ball to the centre for Brandon whose shot took a deflection off his teammate Jackie and rolled inside the net. The goal was however awarded to Brandon. Bengaluru soon took the lead again with scoring in the 77th minute from a diving header when Udanta did brilliantly to find him at the far post from a cross from the right side.

Chhetri had the opportunity to score anotheer in the 89th minute when he received the ball inside the box, turned and then shot with his left foot. The shot was blocked but the ball fell back to Chhetri whose second shot was palmed away by Nawaz before hitting the crossbar and getting back into the play. The ball fell kindly for Khabra who couldn't keep his shot down.

The game changes nothing in terms of the positions but now have 16 points from eight games as they sit atop the table while Bengaluru also have as many points from six games and sit in the second spot.

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 90+5 -- Manvir does well to skip past a few challenges andn pokes his shot at the goal which trickles off target 

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 90+4 (SUBSTITUTION FOR BENGALURU) -- Chhetri is replaced by Rino

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 90+3 -- Goa go so close! Boumouh gets inside and almost at the end of a fine low cross from the right but just misses the ball by a whisker in what should have necessrily been a tap-in

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 90 -- Five minutes of injury time

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 89 -- Chhetri gets the ball inside the box, turns and then shoots with his left foot. The shot is blocked but the ball falls back to Chhetri and he shoots again but Nawaz palms it and the shot hits the crossbar but falls kindly for Khabra who smashes it into the crowd

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 86 -- Khabra rgets the ball just outside the box after a lapse from the Goan defence but he skies his effort

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 85 (SUBSTITUTION FOR BENGALURU) -- Udanta out, Keane in

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 85 (SUBSTITUTION FOR GOA) -- Jackichand out, Manvir in  

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 84 (DOUBLE SUBSTITUTION FOR GOA) -- Brandon out, Mandar in; Pena out, Bedia in

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 77 (GOAL!!) -- Sunil Chhetri scores!! Makes it 1-2. Udanta delivers a fine cross from the right on to the far post where Chhetri, with a diving header, finishes it inside the far post to make it 2-1 for Bengaluru

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengalurus 2-1 win over Goa

Minute 72 (GOAL!!)-- Goa score!! and it's off a deflection. Coro skips past a few players and plays the ball to the centre for Brandon whose shot takes a deflection off his teammate Jackie and rolls inside the net. 1-1. Ten men vs ten men. Game on! But the goal has been given to Brandon though.

First Published: Thu, November 22 2018. 18:45 IST

ISL 2018-19: Chhetri scores the winner in Bengaluru's 2-1 win over Goa

FC Goa sit atop the table despite the loss with 16 points from eight games while Bengaluru are one position with same number of points but from six games

Full-time report: The action-packed match-up between and FC ended with scoring in a 2-1 win for his team. The second half in particular was full of big moments as two players received their marching orders from the referee while the half also saw two goals and a whole lot more chances.

Desspite takking home all the three points it was who started brightly. In fact, in the 11th minute, Boumouh was denied from close range when Pena received the ball inside the box from the left and played it back for onrushing Boumouh whose effort was saved by Sandhu.

grew into the game and eventually had their goal in the 34th minute when Xisco miscued a shot but the ball fell kindly for Rahul Bheke at the left post who pulled off a delicate flick to finish it off inside the goal and make it 1-0 in favour of Bengaluru.

Just at the stroke of half-time, Bheke had the chance to double his team's lead when he found the ball slightly inside the box after a poor clearance by the Goan defence but his effort clipped the crossbar and went over.

Things started horribly for in the second half as they were reduced to ten men within three minutes of the play's restart after Ali was shown the second yellow card of the game. Parity was restored in the 59th minute when Bengaluru's Dimas was also given his marching orders.

Goa levelled the scores in the 72nd minute when Coro skipped past a few players and played the ball to the centre for Brandon whose shot took a deflection off his teammate Jackie and rolled inside the net. The goal was however awarded to Brandon. Bengaluru soon took the lead again with scoring in the 77th minute from a diving header when Udanta did brilliantly to find him at the far post from a cross from the right side.

Chhetri had the opportunity to score anotheer in the 89th minute when he received the ball inside the box, turned and then shot with his left foot. The shot was blocked but the ball fell back to Chhetri whose second shot was palmed away by Nawaz before hitting the crossbar and getting back into the play. The ball fell kindly for Khabra who couldn't keep his shot down.

The game changes nothing in terms of the positions but now have 16 points from eight games as they sit atop the table while Bengaluru also have as many points from six games and sit in the second spot.

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