Welcome to Sportstar’s live blog of the Mohammedan SC vs Bengaluru FC Durand Cup 2022 match from the Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata, India.
Sandesh does well to challenge Faslu and take the ball from him. Faslu tries to get the ball back but ends up conceding a foul.
Booking- Vanlalzuidika of Mohammedan is shown the yellow card.
Pritam with a bursting run down the left flank but Jhingan does well to keep up with him. In the end, the experienced defender manages to block the cross.
Shot- Marcus shoots from distance. The shot takes a deflection and it is a comfortable take for Lara.
Mohammedan players have come alive after the goal. They look threatening in each attacking move. Bengaluru players on the backfoot now but that can change anytime give the quality of the Blues.
GOOOOAAALL!! Mohammedan Sporting scores!! Its Pritam for the Black Panthers!! Wonderful pass and move football by Mohammedan. A good ball was delivered from the left flank and Faiaz got a shot away. Lara made the save but could not hold on to the ball and Pritam, from the rebound, puts the ball inside the net from point-blank range.
Chance- Javi delivers a wonderful cross inside the box from a freekick. Krishna went for the ball but the keeper punches it away. The ball falls straight to Jovanovic who takes a header but he cannot hit the target as the ball rattles the top of the net.
10 minutes underway but fans are still coming in.
Javi tries to get the ball from Ousmane but the latter does well to shield the ball and win the foul as he went down from a push by Javi.
Bengaluru looking more threatening side in the early stages of the match.
Early foul by Mohammedan- the Black Panthers would want to get a good start in front of home support
And we are underway at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Stadium!
Mohammedan XI: Mawia (GK), Vanlalzuidika, Shaheen, N’Diaye, Ambekar, Halder, Faiaz, Abhash, Marcus (C), Pritam, Faslu.
Bengaluru FC: Lara (GK), Jhingan, Jovanovic, Hira, Suresh, Jayesh, Javi, Faisal, Prabir, Krishna, Chhetri (C).
Mohammedan SC: Sankar(GK), Ousmane, Pritam, Davronov, Joseph, Halder, Ruatkima, Rahul, Abhishek, Zuidika, Faiaz.
Bengaluru FC: Gurpreet (GK), Costa, Parag, Prabir, Hira, Bruno, Suresh, Danish, Udanta, Leon and Chhetri (C).
Mohammedan SC, currently group A topper with nine points will face Bengaluru FC at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata.
If the Black Panthers manage to win the match, they will reach 12 points from four matches and will automatically book a berth in the quarters. If form guide is anything to go by, Mohammedan is at an advantage considering it has won its last three matches in the competition.
Bengaluru FC, which is second in the group with seven points, will go top of the table with 10 points should it manage a win against Mohammedan on Friday.
When and where to watch Mohammedan SC vs Bengaluru FC
When will the Mohammedan SC vs Bengaluru FC match start?
The kick-off time for Mohammedan SC vs Bengaluru FC is at 6 pm IST.
Where is the Mohammedan SC vs Bengaluru FC match taking place?
The Mohammedan SC vs Bengaluru FC match will take place at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata, India.
Where can you watch the Mohammedan SC vs Bengaluru FC match?
Sports18 will broadcast the match Mohammedan SC vs Bengaluru FC. The match will also be available for online live streaming in Voot and Jio TV.