Hero ISL 2021-22 Round 6: Team of the Week
The first hat-trick, a century of goals and broken streaks, the Round 6 of the Hero Indian Super League 2021-22 season had all the high-octane drama.
Round 6 began with FC Goa taking down Bengaluru FC in a thrilling encounter with the Gaurs clinching 2-1 win as both sides got reduced to 10-players each.
Hyderabad FC continued on their good run of form with a dominating 5-1 victory over NorthEast United FC.
Then, Hero ISL 2021-22 saw the first hat-trick and the 100th goal of the season in the Odisha FC v Jamshedpur FC encounter, with both milestones coming off Greg Stewart’s boots.
Meanwhile, Mumbai City FC put an end to Chennaiyin FC’s unbeaten record so far this season, with Rahul Bheke striking in the final minutes to deliver the blow.
At the end of the sixth round of the matches, here is the Hero ISL Team of the Week consisting of the best performers.
Mohammad Nawaz (Mumbai City FC) - 7.73
The custodian kept a clean sheet against Chennaiyin FC as he averted two shots on target successfully and made two clearances.
Amey Ranawade (Mumbai City FC) - 7.82
Alongside his defensive responsibilities, Ranawade created a couple of chances to go with three interceptions and four blocks.
Chinglensana Singh (Hyderabad FC) - 8.04
The defender fired his first Hero ISL goal in the match against NorthEast United FC with his alertness inside the box reaping him the rewards.
Rahul Bheke (Mumbai City FC) - 10
Bheke is another defender with a goal in this round who made it to the Team of the Week. The defender scored a perfect 10 for putting up a show to break Chennaiyin FC's unbeaten streak with two tackles, five clearances, and a passing accuracy of 98%.
Mandar Dessai (Mumbai City FC) - 7.55
Dessai was rock solid in his defence to help his club keep a clean sheet with two interceptions and a block while creating one goal scoring chance.
Vladimir Koman (Chennaiyin FC) - 7.27
Koman threw the kitchen sink to get Chennaiyin FC across the finish line against Mumbai City FC with his efforts that included two chances created, five tackles, and four interceptions.
Edu Bedia (FC Goa) - 7.24
In a close contest versus Bengaluru FC, Bedia created two chances while taking shots at the goal on four occasions. He took charge with 13 free kicks, seven tackles, and three interceptions to keep himself involved throughout the 90 minutes.
Ahmed Jahouh (Mumbai City FC) - 7.39
Jahouh made an impact on the Chennaiyin FC encounter with one assist, eight corners and six free kicks to help clinch the three points.
Greg Stewart (Jamshedpur FC) -10
A perfect 10 on 10 for a deservedly clinical performance that took Odisha FC by a storm, Stewart smashed the first and the only hat-trick of the Hero ISL 2021-22 season and an assist in a 0-4 thumping.
Bartholomew Ogbeche (Hyderabad FC) - 8.16
Ogbeche became the joint leading goal-scorer this season after his brace against NorthEast United FC out of five attempted shots, tying with Igor Angulo with five goals.
Alvaro Vazquez (Kerala Blasters FC) -7.34
Vazquez brought Kerala Blasters FC back in the hunt with an equaliser against SC East Bengal and taking three lethal chances at the goal.