Bengaluru FC got over its success drought by downing SC East Bengal, courtesy of two unanswered first-half goals in the Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21) match at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Tuesday.
Winless in the last eight outings, Bengaluru secured the victory through a sublime strike from Cleiton Silva and a Debjit Majumder own goal.
Bengaluru FC vs SC East Bengal
Bengaluru benefitted from showing greater alacrity in the attacking-third. The inspiring presence of the Bengaluru captain Sunil Chhetri helped out the former champion, which was looking to come out of the woods. Despite operating in brief spurts, the 36-year-old Indian skipper essayed the crucial passes to create the two goals in the opening half.
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