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ISL Preview: Bengaluru vs Hyderabad

ISL Preview: Bengaluru vs Hyderabad

Bengaluru FC will be eying its first win of the season when it takes on Hyderabad FC in the Indian Super League at the Fatorda Stadium in Margao on Saturday.

Hyderabad FC will feature a new line-up of foreign players in the 2020-21 Indian Super League. Aridane Santana, one of the star performers for Odisha FC last season, joined the club alongside fellow Spaniards Odei Onaindia, Fran Sandaza, and Lluis Sastre.

Since Hyderabad FC debuted last season, the two have only faced each other twice during the league stage. Hyderabad, in terms of wins during the regular season, is second from the bottom in the history of the competition with 3 victories from 19 matches at a success rate of 15.78 percent. On the other hand, Bengaluru FC, which is featuring in the ISL for the fourth time, is fifth in the list with 36 wins from 63 matches at a success rate of 57.14 percent.

Both teams had contrasting starts to the ISL 2020-21 season as Bengaluru FC gave up a two-goal advantage against FC Goa to share the points on the day. Meanwhile, Hyderabad FC put on a solid defensive performance against Odisha FC in their opening game of the campaign to claim all three points.