ISL 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS, Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa: FC Goa Win 2-1, End BFC's Playoffs Hopes

ISL 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS, Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa: Gurpreet denies Ishan Pandita and Mohamed Ali. A great chance for FC Goa to increase the lead but Angulo's shot is just wide. Quick counter from Bengaluru FC and Suresh Wangjam gives it a fine finish. Igor Angulo and Redeem Tlang score in quick succession to give FC Goa a good lead. Full Time:- BFC 1-2 FCG

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FC Goa were clearly the better side. They had more possession and more shots on target and worked Bengaluru FC a lot more.

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FULL TIME
 
Excellent game time management from FC Goa! Igor Angulo and Redeem Tlang gave them the lead in the first half before Suresh Wangjam got one back for Bengaluru FC. However, FC Goa created a few good chances to increase the lead but Angulo missed and Gurpreet denied Ishan Pandita and Mohamed Ali close to the end of the match. With the loss, Bengaluru FC's chances of making the playoffs have ended while FC Goa are now unbeaten for 10 games and have their first win over BFC in three years.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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Gurpreet Saves

90' | Brilliant ball from Noguera for Ishan Pandita who is onside and behind all the defenders. He goes for goal but Gurpreet puts it out for a corner. Off the corner, Mohamed Ali's powerful header is saved by Gurpreet on the line.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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78' | Good work from Redeem on the left to get the ball to Noguera but his shot is high and wide.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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75' | Excellent work from Ashique on the left flank. He goes past three Goa players to cut back the ball in the middle from the byline but there's no blue shirt to poke it in.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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69' | Excellent work from Glan Martins to keep hold of the ball and passes to Noguera in the middle. Noguera goes for goal but Gurpreet gets the faintest of fingertips to it. It is given a goal kick though.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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67' | Ashique's foul on Devendra gives FC Goa a free kick. Edu Bedia with a good ball in the box that Donachie tries to head in but Gurpreet catches the ball.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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FC GOA SUBSTITUTIONS
 
65' | Devendra Murgaokar comes on for Romario.
 
73' | Mohamed Ali comes on for Seriton.
 
85' | Redeem makes way for Amarjit. Glan Martins is replaced by Princeton. Ishan Pandita comes on for Angulo.

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BENGALURU FC SUBSTITUTIONS
 
63' | Dimas Delgado replaces Udanta Singh.
 
68' | Pratik Chaudhari comes in for Rahul Bheke.
 
87' | Edmund comes on for Xisco.

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Angulo Miss

56' | MISS! A fabulous ball towards Angulo and Fran Gonzalez made a huge mistake stepping out and Angulo runs in behind to get to the ball but his shot is just, just wide.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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54' | Excellent movement by Goa with Noguera at the heart of it but Seriton hesitates a bit with the ball and loses possession.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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51' | Scrappy start to the second half. FC Goa are on the backfoot and Bengaluru FC are putting pressure on the Goan side.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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2ND HALF UNDERWAY
 
The second half kicks off with FC Goa leading Bengaluru FC 2-1.

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HALF TIME
 
An exciting first 45 minutes of football at the Fatorda! FC Goa got the lead early on with Igor Angulo and Redeem Tlang scoring in quick succession but Suresh Wangjam hit back with a fantastic goal to get Bengaluru FC back in the mix. Bengaluru FC had a couple of more chances after that first goal but couldn't score. It should be an interesting second half.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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44' | it's been an end-to-end game since the goal. FC Goa have looked nervous at the back.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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SURESH SCORES FOR BFC
 
33' | GOAL! Suresh Wangjam with a fine, fine finish. He gets a good ball on the left flank and he runs up with it and off a very acute angle, he finds the back of the net.

Bengaluru FC 1-2 FC Goa

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REDEEM DOUBLES FC GOA'S LEAD
 
23' | GOAL! Redeem Tlang doubles FC Goa's lead just two minutes after the first goal. The move was started by Redeem and it was quick passing play from Goa. Bengaluru FC just didn't clear the ball and Redeem was able to shoot the ball home.

Bengaluru FC 0-2 FC Goa

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ANGULO PUTS FC GOA 1-0 UP
 
20' | GOAL! Igor Angulo gives FC Goa the lead. Glan Martins dispossessed Eric Paartalu close to the BFC box and Angulo got hold of the ball and put it past Gurpreet.

Bengaluru FC 0-1 FC Goa

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12' | It's been an even game so far. Both the teams are balanced, trying to keep it tight and get the ball forward.

Bengaluru FC 0-0 FC Goa

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5' | Mistake from Dheeraj. He spills the ball but Saviour is there is get him out of the rut. Early nerves?

Bengaluru FC 0-0 FC Goa

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KICK-OFF
 
We are underway at the Fatorda. Both teams will be going hard for a win here as it's extremely crucial for both of them,

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WHEN THEY LAST MET
 
FC Goa and Bengaluru FC last played on November 22, which ended in an exciting 2-2 draw. Bengaluru FC had the upper hand in the game early on with Cleiton Silva (27') and Juanan (57') giving them a comfortable 2-0 lead. However, it was Igor Angulo's quick-fire brace (66' and 69') that brought FC Goa back in the game. It was a tight game and early stages, where FC Goa were still settling down as a unit. While Bengaluru have picked up in the last couple of matches, FC Goa have been clutch in tight situations as well.

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FC GOA LINE-UP
 
FC Goa starting XI: Dheeraj Singh (GK), Ivan Gonzalez, Alberto Noguera, James Donachie, Alexander Jesuraj, Igor Angulo, Seriton Fernandes, Saviour Gama, Redeem Tlang, Edu Bedia, Glan Martins.
 
Substitutes: Naveen Kumar, Sanson Pereira, Mohamed Ali, Adil Khan, Princeton Rebello, Amarjit Kiyam, Phrangki Buam, Ishan Pandita, Devendra Murgaokar.
 
Edu Bedia is back in the starting XI after suspension while Redeem gets a start.

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BENGALURU FC LINE-UP
 
Bengaluru FC starting XI: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK), Parag Srivas, Francisco Gonzalez, Rahul Bheke, Suresh Wangjam, Eric Paartalu, Cleiton Silva, Ashique Kuruniyan, Xisco Hernandez, Udanta Singh, Sunil Chhetri.
 
Substitutes: Lalthuammawia Ralte (GK), Pratik Chaudhari, Wungngayam Muirang, Ajith Kumar, Namgyal Bhutia, Dimas Delgado, Amay Morajkar, Edmund Lalrindika, Naorem Singh.

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Hello and welcome to News18 Sports' live blog on Match No.101 of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 between Bengaluru FC and FC Goa at the Fatorda Stadium.

ISL 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS, Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa: FC Goa Win 2-1, End BFC's Playoffs Hopes

ISL 2020-21 Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa HIGHLIGHTS: Bengaluru FC lose 2-1 against FC Goa as their hopes of the playoffs ended in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 Match No.101 at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday. Seven minutes of added time but FC Goa managed that second half really well to get the victory and move up to the third spot in the points table. Brilliant ball from Noguera for Ishan Pandita who is onside and behind all the defenders. He goes for goal but Gurpreet puts it out for a corner. Off the corner, Mohamed Ali's powerful header is saved by Gurpreet on the line. A great chance for FC Goa to increase the lead but Angulo's shot is just wide. Quick counter from Bengaluru FC and Suresh Wangjam gives it a fine finish. Good passing football from FC Goa and Bengaluru FC just didn't clear the ball in time and Redeem Tlang found the back of the net. Igor Angulo scored after Glan Martins dispossessed Paartalu close to the BFC box. It is a crucial night for both Bengaluru FC and FC Goa as the teams look to keep pace in the heated up race for the playoffs.

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FC Goa and Bengaluru FC last played on November 22, which ended in an exciting 2-2 draw. Bengaluru FC had the upper hand in the game early on with Cleiton Silva (27') and Juanan (57') giving them a comfortable 2-0 lead. However, it was Igor Angulo's quick-fire brace (66' and 69') that brought FC Goa back in the game. It was a tight game and early stages, where FC Goa were still settling down as a unit. While Bengaluru have picked up in the last couple of matches, FC Goa have been clutch in tight situations as well.

Bengaluru interim coach Naushad Moosa insisted that his side aren't putting much pressure on themselves as they prepare to take on FC Goa at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday. "We are not taking too much pressure (about qualifying for the top four)," he said. "A victory will take us close and give us that chance to be in the playoffs. not to forget that just being desperate for a win will spoil our plan. We want to be calm and focused and just play our game."

With both sides desperate for a win, Goa coach Juan Ferrando knows a lot is at stake. "It will a difficult game because for them and us. It's important to get the three points," Ferrando said. "With three points we have more opportunities to reach the playoffs and Bengaluru need six points in their last two games. It will be a good game because both of us have the same mentality. It will be an emotional game."

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