The tenth matchday of the Indian Super League was filled with interesting all-round action, as its five matches produced 19 goals.

Among the crucial talking points were Hyderabad’s return to winning methods some design versus Chennaiyin FC, Odisha FC’s very first win of the season after 8 failed efforts and Intense Enobakhare’s outstanding solo goal. Here is the round-up from matchday 10:

Outcomes

ATK Mohun Bagan 2 -0 NorthEast United (Krishna 51 ′, Lambot (OG) 57 ′)

Chennaiyin FC 1- 4 Hyderabad FC(Thapa 67 ′; Chianese 50 ′, Narzary 53 ′, 79 ′, Victor 74 ′)

Bengaluru FC 1- 3 Mumbai City(Chhetri (pen) 79 ′; Fall 9 ′, Bipin 15 ′, Ogbeche 84 ′)

SC East Bengal 1-1 FC Goa (Enobakhare 79 ′, Murgaonkar 81 ′)

Kerala Blasters 2- 4 Odisha FC(Murray 7 ′, Hooper 79; Jeakson (OG) 22 ′, Taylor 42 ′, Maurício 50 ′ 60 ′)

Team of the Week

GK: Debjit Majumder (SCEB)– 7.5

East Bengal’s defence might not almost be the very best in the land, however their keeper definitely has been absolutely exceptional. Debjit Majumder does need to take on the blame for the goal that his side yielded against FC Goa, however he can definitely be forgiven as he made a variety of important and superb conserves to keep his side in the match prior to that. The ex-ATK shot-stopper made 8 saves, including 3 from shots inside package, and 2 punches and high claims.

RB: Asish Rai (HFC)– 8 Young Gamer of the Week *

After a couple of rather disappointing weeks, Hyderabad FC were back at their fluid finest versus Chennaiyin FC, and therefore it is fitting that one of their guys wins Young Player of the Week yet again. Asish Rai was superb at right-back, as he won 10/14 duels, got 83 touches, attempted nine long balls, made four clearances, three tackles and 2 interceptions, finished three out of three dribbles, provided two crosses, developed two chances and struck the crossbar as soon as.

RCB: Mourtada Fall (MCFC)– 8.5

While the likes of Ahmed Jahouh, Hugo Boumous and Adam le Fondre are stealing the spotlight for Mumbai City this season, perhaps their most important player has been Mourtada Fall. The Senegalese defender hasn’t had a single bad video game, and he was impressive yet once again when he came up against Bengaluru FC, in a match where he opened the scoring too. Even more, he made 10 clearances, got 72 touches, completed 91%of his passes, won six out of 7 aerial duels and made 3 tackles and interceptions.

LCB: Steven Taylor (OFC)– 8

Our 2nd centre-back is likewise a male who scored from a set-piece today– Steven Taylor of Odisha FC. Besides his wise finish when he was found unmarked at the back post after a free-kick, the English protector made 5 clearances and 2 interceptions, blocked 3 shots and contested 2 duels.

POUND: Mandar Rao Dessai (MCFC)– 8

After impressing early on, Mandar Rao Dessai missed out on almost the whole of December due to a regrettable personal loss and the mandatory quarantine that followed. He was back with a bang against Bengaluru FC when he had an absolute field day on the left wing and got a help to reveal for it. To add to that, he made 50 touches, completed 90%of his passes, provided 3 crosses and created two possibilities.

CDM: João Victor (HFC)– 8.5

The man at the centre of everything in Hyderabad FC’s dominant victory over Chenniayin FC was João Victor, who correctly bossed procedures in midfield and scored an outright cracker. Along with that, the Spaniard got 70 touches, completed 85%of his passes, finished 4.5 long balls, won seven out of 10 battles, made four tackles and interceptions, developed 3 opportunities and made as numerous clearances.

RW: Bipin Singh (MCFC)– 8

The key to Mandar Rao Dessai’s success on the left flank versus Bengaluru FC was Bipin Singh, whose motions infield vacated the space for the full-back.

WEBCAM: Bright Enobakhare (SCEB)– 8

Brilliant Enobakhare fired up many when he scored on debut versus Odisha FC, and he certainly sparkled in his very first ISL start versus FC Goa.

LW: Halicharan Narzary (HFC)– 8.5

If it wasn’t for Diego Maurício’s excellent screen against SC East Bengal, Halicharan Narzary would have definitely taken Gamer of the Week. He scored 2 absolute crackers– the first a powerful and exact shot which left the keeper defenseless as it went in off the post, while the second was a cool finish in an individually scenario after he covered half of the length of the pitch. The 26- year-old winger completed the match with 51 touches, a pass conclusion rate of 78%, five tried crosses and two objectives from as many shots.

ST: Roy Krishna (ATKMB)– 8

Last season’s joint top-scorer worked hard otherwise too, contesting 14 duels, drawing 3 fouls and getting 31 touches.

ST: Diego Maurício (OFC)– 9 Player of the Week *

For the first time this season, an Odisha FC guy has actually taken our Gamer of the Week title, and Diego Maurício definitely deserves it. The dazzling Brazilain enemy played a hand in his side’s first objective as his deflected cross sneaked in past the keeper, and after that he scored a sizzling brace. Up was a clever completing following a perfectly-timed run in an individually scenario, and then came an impressive strike from distance after he had skipped past 2 defenders. The 26- year-old striker likewise sent out four out of six shots on target, took 54 touches, won 4 out of 5 duels, developed two chances and finished 81%of his passes.

Subs:

GK: Albino Gomes (KBFC)– 7
RB/CB: Jacob Tratt (OFC)– 7.5
CB: Dylan Fox (NEU)– 7.5
CB: Tiri (ATKMB)– 7.5
LB: Hendry Antonay (OFC)– 8
CDM/CB: Carl McHugh (ATKMB)– 7.5
CDM: Cole Alexander (OFC)– 7.5
RW: Jerry Mawihmingthanga (OFC)– 7.5
RW/CAM: Mohammad Yasir (HFC)– 7.5

Manager of the Week:

Stuart Baxter (OFC)

Lots of managers impressed on matchday 10, consisting of Manuel Márquez Roca, who brought his Hyderabad FC side back to winning ways after three straight defeats, and Robbie Fowler, who oversaw a hard-fought draw for SC East Bengal versus FC Goa.

Honourable Mentions:
Manuel Márquez Roca (HFC)
Robbie Fowler (SCEB)

Objective of the Week:

Bright Enobakhare (SCEB) vs FCG

We saw some outright bangers scored this week, however the choice of the lot easily was Bright Enobakhare’s outstanding solo effort against FC Goa. He avoided previous half of the FC Goa defence like they weren’t even there while slaloming around in package and slotting past the distraught keeper.

Honourable Mentions:
João Victor (HFC) vs CFC
Halicharan Narzary (1) (HFC) vs CFC
Diego Maurício (OFC) vs KBFC

Assist of the Week:

Mandar Rao Dessai (MCFC) vs BFC

As far as identify crosses go, they don’t get far better than what Mandar Rao Dessai produced for Bipin Singh versus Bengaluru FC. The 28- year-old full-back whipped a beauty in between 2 defenders to leave his winger with a tap-in.

Honourable Mentions:
Saviour Gama (FCG) vs SCEB
Jerry Mawihmingthanga (OFC) vs KBFC

Save of the Week:

Debjit Majumdar (SCEB) vs FCG

An essential gamer in East Bengal’s draw against FC Goa was Debjit Majumder, as we discussed formerly, and he made a variety of great stops too. The best of the lot was this diving stop to save Saviour Gama’s deflected effort, where the keeper had to make a modification after he had set himself.

Honourable Reference:
Albino Gomes (KBFC) vs OFC

Miss of the Week:

Danny Fox (SCEB) vs FCG

SC East Bengal did well to make a point against FC Goa, but they could extremely easily have actually had all three if Danny Fox scored his very first goal given that his days at Southampton. Raju Gaikwad launched a long throw to find him free at the back post, but he in some way missed the target completely.

Honourable Reference:
Aaron-Amadi Holloway (SCEB) vs FCG

Statistics courtesy Sofascore.com

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