A late goal from Rahul ensured a 2-1 win for Kerala Blasters FC over Bengaluru FC Bambolim on Wednesday. The Blues took the lead early in the match after a goal from Cleiton Silva but two second-half goals sealed the three points for the Kerala Blasters.
The attitude and the commitment of the players are very important. In the last three games, we have been playing with a very good attitude. It was a difficult game because Bengaluru has very good players. The team did well to come back and we are very happy because (The Blasters) got the three points.
The entire team was proud of the hard work that his team had put in to come back from a goal down to secure the win. “This win is very important because now we have thirteen points. In the last three matches, we have seven points now. Also, the way we came back with this attitude of never giving up makes us believe that we can keep going, as a combination of such a team.
Meanwhile, Bengaluru felt that his team should have scored more goals given the number of goal-scoring chances that they created on the night. The team should have scored more goals. We(The team) created a lot of scoring opportunities. You could see this in the second half as well. The boys were really trying to create more scoring opportunities. We wanted to get more goals but unfortunately, we could not score.
Bengaluru lined up in a more attacking formation, with Sunil Chhetri and Udanta Singh leading their attack. Speaking about playing the Indian legend in a traditional attacking role on Wednesday. Sunil was giving his 100% for the whole 90 minutes. He was working for the team and working as a leader. The idea was to have two men upfront because the Blasters press high.