Hero ISL 2020-21 Gameweek 6: Team of the Week
Gameweek 6 of Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2020-21 saw some delightful individual performances. From Aridane Santana to Jacques Maghoma to Dimas Delgado to Erik Paartalu, there were many names that caught the eye through their scintillating play. Players from Bengaluru FC and Hyderabad FC dominated the team of the week after leading their respective teams to emphatic wins. Let’s check out who all have made it to the team of the week after Gameweek 6 that ended with the FC Goa-ATK Mohun Bagan game on Wednesday.
The 24-year-old Chennaiyin shot stopper was at his best against NorthEast United FC, keeping his second clean sheet of the season. Vishal Kaith saved both the shots that he faced on target besides boasting a strong passing accuracy of 92%. Kaith also effected two punches and four clearances.
Asish Rai continued his strong start to the season in Hyderabad FC’s 3-2 win over SC East Bengal. The defender created one chance and effected three clearances and one block. Four of his seven interceptions were successful as well.
The youngster has established himself as a regular in Csaba Laszlo’s first team this season, and makes it to the team of the week for the first time. Deepak Tangri had a strong passing accuracy of 86% against NorthEast besides two successful tackles, one clearance, one successful interception and one block.
Reagan Singh was one of Chennaiyin’s best players against his former club NorthEast United FC. The fullback effected three successful tackles as well as three blocks besides making one clearance and one successful interception.
The Congolese midfielder scored twice as SC East Bengal scored their first goals in the Hero ISL. However, his goals went in vain against Hyderabad. Jacques Maghoma had a passing accuracy of 70% and scored with both his shots on target.
Dimas Delgado orchestrated the midfield for Bengaluru FC, and scored one goal besides creating three chances against Kerala Blasters FC. He had a passing accuracy of 83% and defensively he also had one successful tackle and one clearance to his name.
Australian midfielder Erik Paartalu played an important role in Bengaluru FC’s 4-2 win over Kerala Blasters FC. Paartalu scored one goal, his first of the season. He also had a strong passing accuracy of 83% besides also successfully intercepting thrice.
Bengaluru’s Cleiton Silva scored his second goal of the season and also provided an assist in their last match against Kerala Blasters FC. Silva had a passing accuracy of 66% and was one of the most influential players on the night.
After missing the previous match due to injury, Aridane Santana returned against SC East Bengal and left a big impression on fans with two quick goals in the second half. He had missed a penalty earlier in the game but made amends big time with a match-winning brace for Hyderabad.
After missing a penalty for Bengaluru FC early in the second half, Sunil Chhetri scored with a brilliant header to help his team sink Kerala Blasters. The talismanic striker had two shots on target besides one clearance and two successful tackles.
The striker scored the equalising goal for Mumbai City FC during their 1-1 draw with Jamshedpur FC. Bartholomew Ogbeche created one chance for his side even as two of his shots were on target. He also made one successful interception and one successful tackle.
Matches in Gameweek 6: