Indian Super League, Round 17
A late goal from Aridane Santana handed Hyderabad FC a crucial point against SC East Bengal on Friday night. Here are a few interesting numbers, after that entertaining night in Vasco.
Aridane Santana scored his eighth goal of the season for Hyderabad FC, to get them back on level terms late in the game. With this goal, the striker is now the highest goalscorer at the club.
Hyderabad FC have now won six points from losing positions. They came back from a goal down to beat East Bengal in the first leg, and a took a point from a similar position on Friday night as well, winning a point.
17 matches into the ISL season, Hyderabad are now unbeaten since the turn of the year. This streak is now 45 days strong. In this time, they have scored 14 goals, conceding just seven and picked up 15 points out of the 27.
Our left-back Akash Mishra completed 45 passes, most by any player from both the sides on the night. SC East Bengal Midfielder Jacques Maghoma completed 37, the most for our opponents.
Manolo Marquez’s side attempted 20 crosses in the game on Friday. Liston Colaco’s tally of eight crosses is more than the whole East Bengal team managed in the game.