Team of the Week: Best XI from Gameweek 11
Gameweek 11 marked the beginning of the business end of Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2019-20 with the next few matches likely to play a role in the final positions in the standings. While Kerala Blasters put on a five-star performance against Hyderabad, three of the top four secured crucial wins. With FC Goa retaining their position at the top of the table, let’s have a look at the best performers from the last round of matches, based on the individual ratings.
Arindam Bhattacharja (ATK)
ATK’s custodian continued his fine run after keeping another clean sheet against Mumbai City FC. He saved all six shots on target and made two clearances as well.
Sumit Rathi (ATK)
ATK’s new right back has cemented his place in the starting line-up after some strong performances and pulled off 10 clearances as well as three interceptions against Mumbai.
Gianni Zuiverloon (Kerala Blasters)
Kerala Blasters ran Hyderabad FC ragged after beating them 5-1 as Zuiverloon returned to the back four following an injury. He marked his return with a passing accuracy of 88%, two clearances and four interceptions, while also assisting Kerala’s fifth goal.
Vlatko Drobarov (Kerala Blasters FC)
The Blasters centre-back put in arguably his best performance since signing for the club, as he scored the second goal and managed his defensive duties with incredible control. Drobarov was responsible for seven clearances while had a healthy passing accuracy of 81%.
Vinit Rai (Odisha FC)
Vinit Rai scored a belter in Odisha’s 2-0 win over Chennaiyin FC. The young midfielder had a passing accuracy of 79% and scored with his only shot on target.
Seityasen Singh (Kerala Blasters)
Seityasen is another player who has made himself a permanent fixture in Kerala’s starting XI. He chipped in with a goal as well as an assist in the Blasters’ win last time around and created four other chances besides also finishing with a passing accuracy of 72%.
Marcos Tebar (Odisha FC)
The Spanish midfielder was key in Odisha’s win, assisting Vinit Rai’s goal and creating three other chances for his side. He had a passing accuracy of 83% and was good defensively as well with 12 clearances.
Erik Paartalu (Bengaluru FC)
Paartalu scored the opening goal and then assisted Sunil Chhetri for Bengaluru’s second against Jamshedpur. The Australian midfielder created two more chances and was key in defence as well, making five clearances.
Sunil Chhetri (Bengaluru FC)
The Bengaluru skipper doubled the lead for the defending champions and has now scored eight goals this season. Shifting to the left, Chhetri found more space than usual.
Raphael Messi Bouli (Kerala Blasters)
Messi Bouli has continued his fine run of form after scoring another goal for Kerala and assisting Bartholomew Ogbeche’s second goal. The forward created four further chances for his side.
Bartholomew Ogbeche (Kerala Blasters)
Ogbeche scored a brace, including the opener, against Hyderabad. The striker was ever-present for his side and scored the first as well as the fifth goal for Kerala.
Match 51: Mumbai City FC 0:2 ATK
Match 52: Kerala Blasters FC 5:1 Hyderabad FC
Match 53: Odisha FC 2:0 Chennaiyin FC
Match 54: FC Goa 2:0 NorthEast United FC
Match 55: Bengaluru FC 2:0 Jamshedpur FC