Bengaluru Fc makes a grand entry into ISL 2017 with a 2-0 victory over Mumbai City FC
It was a great debut for Bengaluru Fc as they beat Mumbai City FC 2-0 in their first ever ISL game. It was a brilliant show from the Bengaluru side as they dominated Mumbai City FC throughout the game. The first half was very much on a slower side as both the teams were trying to play safe although they were some very few brilliant gameplay from the hosts.
The first half was a goalless affair, but the second half saw a completely different approach from the Bengaluru side as they were completely on the attack in the second half. The relentless attack from the Bengaluru side finally found success when their foreign import Edu Garcia managed to score the first goal for the Bengaluru side in the 67th minute of the match. This sparked off jubilant celebrations among the Bengaluru FC faithfuls who were right behind their team even before the game had begun.
Bengaluru FC main man, Sunil Chhetri who was at his best as usual sealed the game for the team from the Garden city when he landed the ball in the goal post of Mumbai City FC in the injury time of the second half after latching on to an opportunity which resulted as a result of a defensive error from a Mumbai City FC defender. This sparked of even bigger celebrations among the crazy fans of Bengaluru FC . Mumbai City FC lacked quality and were blunt when it came to attacking aspect. This goal sealed the game for the Bengaluru side and they gained three points from their first game.
|Hero of the match: Sunil Chhetri|