Odisha FC gamers have a good time after defeating Bengaluru FC 2-1 within the Tremendous Cup ultimate on April 25, 2023
The person with the ISL Golden Boot struck twice within the area of 15 minutes to take Odisha FC to its largest second. Diego Mauricio’s two objectives within the opening half earned Odisha an unusually moist Tremendous Cup on Tuesday night time. Odisha received the ultimate 2–1 in opposition to Bengaluru FC and thus their first trophy.
Whereas it was the primary ultimate for Odisha, it was the third of the season for Bengaluru. For Simon Grayson’s boys, it proved to be a second defeat within the finals in as many months; They misplaced the ISL ultimate to ATK Mohun Bagan in a shootout.
Odisha’s formidable front-four – Mauricio, Nandakumar, Victor Rodriguez and Jerry Mavimingthanga – had been anticipated to trigger complications for Bengaluru’s defence, they usually did.
The primary purpose got here off a greater than gorgeous piece of goalkeeping from the usually dependable Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who was participant of the match within the semi-final in opposition to Jamshedpur FC. He fouled Mauricio’s free-kick and watched in agony because the ball went over the purpose line.
Mauricio quickly doubled the lead for Bengaluru as he fired house a wonderful header from Jerry, who was given a superb cross by Rodríguez. Bengaluru began the second half with 4 adjustments and Sunil Chhetri’s purpose from the penalty spot – Shivashakti Narayanan was fouled by Aniket Jadhav – gave the workforce some hope late within the match. However this night time belonged to Odisha coach Clifford Miranda and his boys.
Outcome: Odisha FC (Diego Mauricio 23 & 38) 2 bt Bengaluru FC 1 (Sunil Chhetri 85).