Indian Super League 2023-24: Mohun Bagan beat 9-man Bengaluru FC 1-0 today.
Kolkata, September 27 (Trending News Fox) Mohun Bagan Super Giant defeated nine-member Bengaluru FC 1-0 in the Indian Super League match here on Wednesday.
Bengaluru FC will travel to Kolkata to face Mohun Bagan Super Giants in a repeat of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 final at the Salt Lake Stadium to begin the second match week of the season on Wednesday, September 27.
Indian Super League: The Mariners are currently on a seven-match unbeaten run in the league and have avoided defeat in all their last four home matches.
He started the campaign by scoring three times against Punjab FC and boasted the second-best difference between expected goals (1.79) and actual goals (three) in the current ISL season (+1.21 x G value). Juan Ferrando will be hoping his team continues the same form against Bengaluru in front of their enthusiastic home fans.
The Blues are playing their second consecutive away game and have won only once in seven matches against Mohun Bagan Super Giants in the ISL. Their eight-match winning streak ended with a defeat against the Blasters in the opening match.
The last time Bengaluru FC lost two consecutive games was in December 2022, before they embarked on an incredible run that took them to the final. Grayson hopes to gain momentum early this season, starting with the upcoming match.
In a match with many tense moments, Hugo Boumous scored the winning goal for Bagan in the 67th minute.
In fact, Bengaluru FC enjoyed better possession in the early stages of the match, forcing the home side to hang in there with all their might.
Manvir Singh immediately took the lead by scoring the third goal for the team in the match against Punjab. The striker showed extremely keen goalscoring instincts and will look to add to his tally as a starter or substitute at some point in the second half.
In the absence of Sunil Chhetri, the young forward will have to take up big responsibilities. Sivasakthi Narayanan assisted Curtis Main’s strike against the Blasters last Thursday and will be keen to score his first goal of the season against the Mariners on their own ground.