ISL Match 9 Review: Bengaluru FC and Hyderabad FC dish out drab 0-0 affair

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The match on Saturday evening between Bengaluru FC and Hyderabad FC in Indian Super League (ISL) ended all square as the match ended in a goal-less draw at Fatorda Stadium in Goa.

Bengaluru FC
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Bengaluru FC looked sluggish and Hyderabad FC were better on the pitch

Fatorda Stadium saw a clash ended in a goalless draw as both the sides failed to find the back of the net after the playing time of 90 minutes on Saturday. Undoubtedly, Hyderabad, who debuted last season were the better side on the pitch, and Bengaluru played on the back foot.

The teams might have shared one point each but Hyderabad created more chances and had more attempts on goal. They attempted as many as 13 shots off which only one was on target. But, that did not yield any score for them.

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Bengaluru goalkeeper, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu also pulled off an important save during the first half. Hyderabad ace, Aridane Santana attempted to net a goal with a fine header but Sandhu denied who stood strong in the middle of the goal.

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On the other hand, Bengaluru tried scoring goals as they attempted three shots but none of them were on target.

Key foreign players of Hyderabad, Joel Chianese and Lluis Sastre suffered injury blows in the first half that had affected the team.

In the 83rd minute, Liston Colaco was subbed in with high expectations of doing wonders but was not fruitful.

Hyderabad defender Chingslensana Singh won the Hero of the Match award.

Bengaluru had drew the match against FC Goa with 2-2 score afte gaining two goal advantage against the hosts. They are currently placed sixth on the table with two points. They will clash against Chennaiyin FC in their next match on December 4.

Hyderabad had won their opening contest against Odisha FC in a 1-0 affair. They see themselves in the third place with four points. They are set to face Jamshedpur FC on December 2.

 

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