FC Goa beat BFC 2-1 in ISL IMAGE: FC Goa dominated the closing stages of the contest. Photograph: ISL/Twitter FC Goa put paid to Bengaluru FC’s play-off hopes with a 2-1 win in a Hero Indian Super League match, in Margao, on Sunday. FC Goa took the lead through Igor Angulo (20th minute) and Redeem Tlang (23rd) before Suresh Wangjam (33rd) reduced Bengaluru’s deficit. With the result, FC Goa not only consolidated their spot in the top four but are also now unbeaten in 12 games — matching their own record between 2014 and 2015 and Mumbai City’s 12-game run this season. BFC started the game brightly but a lapse in concentration from them saw FC Goa break the deadlock. Glan Martins dispossessed Erik Paartalu just outside the box before finding Angulo. The striker made his way into the box before burying his shot at the far post, leaving BFC keeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu with no chance. Just minutes later, Tlang doubled FC Goa’s tally. After Rahul Bheke failed to clear a cross, Alexander Jesuraj got to the ball and flicked it towards the path of Tlang, who scored his first goal in Goa colours with a well-taken strike. Just… Read full this story
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