ISL 2020-21 Hyderabad FC vs SC East Bengal HIGHLIGHTS: Hyderabad FC beat SC East Bengal 3-2 at Vasco’s Tilak Maidan, Goa in match no. 29 of Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 Tuesday. Hyderabad recorded their second win of the season and maintained their unbeaten status with a thrilling victory. Hyderabad has a couple of big chances to increase their lead even further, but the score ended 3-2. Jacques Maghoma scored his second header from an Anthony Pilkington free kick. Halicharan Narzary scored a magical play from Liston Colaco to increase Hyderabad FC’s lead. Aridane Santana scored two goals in 39 seconds to put Hyderabad ahead at the start of the second half. Hyderabad FC had a golden opportunity to equalize towards the end of the first half when they scored a penalty for Aridane Santana that Aridane Santana’s attempt was saved by Debjit. Jacques Maghoma made history for SC East Bengal when he scored his first ISL goal to take them ahead against Hyderabad FC. Aridane Santana is in Hyderabad FC’s XI holder despite fears of injury, while Liston Colaco is on the bench. For SC East Bengal, CK Vineet will start on the front line alongside Jeje Lalpekhlua.
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Hyderabad FC have only scored one goal from free play (three in total) and are 20.68% less accurate this season. On the other hand, SC East Bengal has yet to open their account in the scoring department. The bout is likely to be a low-scoring affair given the stats both teams hold at the moment.
Hyderabad FC manager Manuel Marquez put aside the talk about his team’s pressure and said: “Our team is playing good football and we have no pressure. For me, the best thing right now is to know is that the performance of these guys without foreigners is fantastic and we need to improve as fast as possible. ” Robbie Fowler’s East Bengal brought Jamshedpur FC to 0 to nil despite playing with a man down for more than an hour, which he believes is an encouraging sign. “The motivation is always there to win every single match. We are a team with a great work ethic. The unity of this team is brilliant. We are full of fighters,” he said.
Marquez also said it would not be an easy exit. “I think East Bengal are growing and have had a chance to score in their games against ATK Mohun Bagan, Mumbai and North East United when the scores were even. If we change our style because East Bengal didn’t score any goals , it will be wrong We know that we have a chance to win the game if we play our style. “