Vasco (Goa), Nov 30, : Odisha FC beat SC East Bengal 6-4 in Tuesday’s 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League, (ISL) at Tilak Maidan Stadium.Darren Sidoel (13’) opened the scoring for Kolkata, with Semboi Haiokip (80’) and Daniel Chima (90′, 90+2’P) also making it into the scoresheet.
Hector Rodas (33’, 40’), Javi Hernandez (45) and Aridai Suarez (71’, 90+4’) scored Goals that left the red and yellows winless.The Bhubaneswar-based team tied ATK Mohun Bagan at the top of the table with six points.
The floodgates opened in less than thirteen minutes.SC East Bengal started proceedings.
Veteran Raju Gaikwad delivers one of his trademark long throw-ins into the box.An error in the Odisha defence’s clearance saw the ball go into space for Sidoel who blasted into the top-right corner.
Odisha had the opportunity to equalise with Nandhakumar Selkar shooting wide.Hector Rodas, the defender, made amends.
The former Levante man nodded home a long freekick from Javi, where SC East Bengal defenders failed.
This is the same pair that linked up for Odisha’s lead.
Rodas swung Javi’s corner kick into the net, leaving Raju Gaikwad in the box.It made it 2-1
It could have been a hat trick for Rodas or Javi in the goals-assists department, but Javi, an ex-ATK Mohun Bagan man, scored a high-quality Olympic soccer goal by curving the ball past the goalkeeper from the flag-kick just before halftime.
Kiko Ramirez took the offensive, even though Javi didn’t make it back onto the pitch after the break.Mongil was the last to be introduced.
At the hour mark, there was also a triple-change for the Kolkata side.Amarjit, Mrcela, Chima were all brought in to get fresh legs.
Suvam Sen was not able to stop Aridai’s freekick, which was a ballistic one.He started the second-half goal show.Set-pieces were the way to go for the first five Goals of this match.
Semboi Haokip nodded in second-half consolation and headed in a swerving response from Mohd Rafique.
Isak, who was substituted, joined the party with a sharp strike.In the dying moments of the game, Chima scored his first two Goals in SC East Bengal colors.
However, Aridai won the match with a thrilling ten-game thriller.
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