Bengaluru FC will look for a quick turnaround following its first defeat of the season, against ATK Mohun Bagan, when it meets Jamshedpur FC at the Fatorda Stadium on Monday.
Coach Carles Cuadrat termed the defeat “narrow” and of “small margins” which was ultimately decided by a stunning long-ranger from forward David Williams. Against Jamshedpur, BFC will need to negate the threat of another top frontman in Nerijus Valskis, last season’s golden boot winner, who has scored six of Jamshedpur’s nine goals this edition.
“We have been able to stop brilliant strikers before,” Cuadrat insisted on match-eve. “Ferran Corominas and Bartholomew Ogbeche only scored from penalties against us. We maintain a high line but it is part of the plan. We get a lot of offsides.”
“Valskis could not score…