In a dramatic all ISL conflict on the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) in Kolkata on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, former ISL Champions Bengaluru FC (BFC), received 2-0 towards Kerala Blasters to start out their marketing campaign in sensible style. The aspect from the southernmost aspect of India ultimately ended with eight males on the sphere.
Namgyal Bhutia and Leon Augustine turned out to be the heroes who scored for the Naushad Moosa coached aspect.
Kerala Blasters began the sport effectively and dominated the preliminary a part of the primary half. They created fairly a number of alternatives however did not convert. Within the thirty third minute, they’d the primary actual probability at objective when an ideal shot by Sreekuttan was effectively saved by Lara.
Once more within the thirty eighth minute, Luna had a shot at objective, courtesy a free kick and he virtually scored, however the BFC keeper Lara once more got here to the rescue.
Nevertheless, within the forty fifth minute, the impasse was damaged as BFC’s Namgyal Bhutia took a superb free kick which hit the again of the web because the Blasters’ keeper Albino Gomes had no probability by any means.
All of it went downhill from there, for the Kerala Blasters as insanity prevailed on the bottom, inflicting as many as 3 purple playing cards for them within the match, all within the second half.
RV Hormipam was the primary to go, within the sixty fourth minute adopted by Sandeep Singh after which it was Yendrembam Denechandram Meitei’s flip to obtain the marching orders.
Within the 71st minute, Leon Augustine hit BFC’s second goal- a superb cross by Harmanpreet was anticipated by him and went in after Albino fumbled with the preliminary gathering.
Lara, for his excellent effort underneath the BFC bar was adjudged the Man of the Match.