A brace within the second half from Igor Angulo helped FC Goa wipe out Bengaluru FC’s two-goal result in as either side settled for a 2-2 attract a pulsating Indian Super League (ISL) fixture on the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday.
Goa dominated possession for a lot of the match, ending the sport with 64 % of the ball. However, Bengaluru defended properly within the first half and utlised the tempo of their forwards to devastating impact. Their first aim got here from a throw-in, nevertheless, with Cleiton Silva heading within the first aim after a botched clearance.
As was the case within the first two matches of the season, Goa struggled to create probabilities regardless of largely dominating possession with their first shot heading in the right direction coming solely within the 45th minute. It was straight into the arms of Bengaluru goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and his workforce went into half-time with a 1-Zero lead.
Bengaluru quickly doubled their lead and it got here by way of a set-piece once more, with Juanan getting on the scoresheet – the membership’s 100th aim within the ISL.
Goa made two attacking substitutions across the hour mark, bringing on Brandon Fernandes and Alberto Noguera, and shortly discovered their means again in to the competition with two targets from Igor Angulo within the house of as many minutes.
Angulo first lower brief the deficit with a neat end following beautiful link-up play between Fernandes and Noguera.
The striker then chested a ball into the web for the equaliser after substitute Alexander Jesuraj squared a go from the best. Mendoza had an opportunity to attain the winner for Goa in damage time. However, his shot was stored away by Sandhu.