ISL 2023-24: Team of Matchweek 11
Let us take a look at the team of matchweek 11.
Matchweek 11 of the Indian Super League (ISL) was a long matchweek with seven enthralling matches which catched the eye of spectators. It was a matchweek in which all of the teams played. Mohun Bagan Super Giant and Mumbai City FC were the two teams who played twice in this matchweek. All the matches were intense however there was one game which stood out with it's number of cards shown. Mumbai City FC versus Mohun Bagan Super Giant had seven red cards shown in total to players of both teams.
It was a high-scoring matchweek with 18 goals scored. The East Bengal FC versus Odisha FC game was the only match that remained scoreless with a 0-0 scoreline. Bengaluru FC drew against NorthEast United FC with a goal in the stoppage time of the second half to end the game 1-1. Both of these games were the only draws in this matchweek.
With the conclusion of matchweek 11, we have selected the best eleven of the week with a 4-3-3 formation.
Amrinder Singh (Odisha FC)
Amrinder Singh has had impressive performances for Odisha FC in almost every game this season. He became the goalkeeper with the highest clean sheets in ISL history with his 42nd ISL clean sheet against East Bengal FC.
Nishu Kumar (East Bengal FC)
Contributing significantly to East Bengal FC's tight defence, Kumar won all of his six duels in the match against Odisha FC which is the second most by any player to have maintained a 100% success rate.
Suresh Meitei (Punjab FC)
Meitei was one of the many star performers who shined in Punjab FC's first-ever win in the ISL. He made seven long progressive carries against Chennaiyin FC, the outright most by any player in a single game in matchweek 11.
Marko Leskovic (Kerala Blasters FC)
Marko Leskovic put in another fine shift in the match against Mumbai City FC to keep his side in the race for the first position in the league table. He made nine clearances against Mumbai City FC in matchweek 11, which is the joint-highest such tally of any player in a single game in this matchweek.
Jessel Carneiro (Bengaluru FC)
Jessel Carneiro was instrumental in Bengaluru FC's hard-fought draw against NorthEast United FC at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium.
He attempted 24 passes which ended in the final third against NorthEast United FC. This is the most by any player in a single game in Matchday 11. He also provided the assist for Bengaluru FC's only goal against the NorthEast United FC.
Amarjit Singh (Punjab FC)
Sitting in midfield as the destroyer of opposition attacks, Singh played a key role for Punjab FC in keeping a clean sheet along with securing their first win in ISL in the match against Chennaiyin FC.
He won all six of his attempted tackles against Chennaiyin FC. It is the joint most by any player to have maintained a 100% tackle rate in a single game this season.
Suresh Wangjam (Bengaluru FC)
Disrupting plays and winning back possession was the highlight of Wangjam’s game in this matchweek in Bengaluru FC’s draw against NorthEast United FC. He won back possession 11 times against NorthEast United FC which is the joint-highest such tally by any player in a single game of this matchweek.
Madih Talal (Punjab FC)
Talal was responsible for stitching attacks together and he did fine work in Punjab FC's match against Chennaiyin FC.
He recorded eight shots against Chennaiyin FC in matchweek 11 which is the highest such tally by any player in a single game this matchday and scored the winning goal for Punjab's first win. He also won 11 duels, the joint most by any player in a single game in this matchday.
Noah Sadaoui (FC Goa)
Sadaoui was one of the best players in FC Goa’s game against Mohun Bagan Super Giant.
The Moroccan accrued an expected goal value 1.49 against Mohun Bagan Super Giant in matchweek 11 which is the second-highest such tally by any player in a single game this season after Cleiton Silva. He scored only the second brace of his ISL career in that game.
Dimitrios Diamantakos (Kerala Blasters FC)
Diamantakos continued dominating defenders with another fine goalscoring performance in the game against Mumbai City with a goal and an assist in the 2-0 victory.
He scored a goal and provided an assist in a single game for the fourth time in the ISL, the most such instances by any Kerala Blasters FC
Daniel Chima Chukwu (Jamshedpur FC)
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Chukwu was instrumental in Jamshedpur FC's dominant 5-0 victory against Hyderabad FC.
He scored three goals from an expected goal value of 0.52 against Hyderabad FC which is the highest single-game expected goal differential value +2.48 by any player in the ongoing ISL season.
He scored his first hat trick of the competition in this game.