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ISL: FC Goa rally to earn a point

Cleiton Silva (27th) and Juanan Gonzalez (57th) put Bengaluru ahead before the club hit back through a brace from Igor Angulo (66th, 69th)
FC Goa made two attacking substitutions, bringing in Brandon Fernandes and Alberto Noguera. Angulo first cut short the deficit with a neat finish following lovely play between Fernandes and Noguera. He then chested the ball into the net after substitute Alexander Jesuraj squared a pass from the right.
FC Goa made two attacking substitutions, bringing in Brandon Fernandes and Alberto Noguera. Angulo first cut short the deficit with a neat finish following lovely play between Fernandes and Noguera. He then chested the ball into the net after substitute Alexander Jesuraj squared a pass from the right.
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Our Bureau   |   Calcutta   |   Published 23.11.20, 02:23 AM

FC Goa rallied from 0-2 down to hold Bengaluru FC 2-2 in the ISL VII match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda on Sunday. Cleiton Silva (27th) and Juanan Gonzalez (57th) put Bengaluru ahead before FC Goa hit back through a brace from Igor Angulo (66th, 69th).

FC Goa dominated possession early on with Bengaluru happy to sit back and maintain their defensive shape.

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Three minutes before the half-hour mark, the visitors got their lead in an unusual fashion, a throw-in creating confusion in the Goa box. Harmanjot Khabra’s throw from the left was flicked on towards the face of the goal after Jorge Ortiz Mendoza’s clearance. Silva was the first to react and headed home to hand Bengaluru the lead.

The visitors made one change after the change of ends, with Deshorn Brown replacing Kristian Opseth.

Bengaluru soon doubled their lead and it came through a set-piece again, with Juanan getting on the scoresheet.

FC Goa’s defence was caught napping as a free-kick by Kuruniyan was nodded towards Erik Paartalu by Brown. The Australian headed the ball onto Gonzalez’s path. The Spaniard made no mistake from close range.

FC Goa made two attacking substitutions, bringing in Brandon Fernandes and Alberto Noguera. Angulo first cut short the deficit with a neat finish following lovely play between Fernandes and Noguera. He then chested the ball into the net after substitute Alexander Jesuraj squared a pass from the right.



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