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Bengaluru FC would like to celebrate captain Chhetri's 150th match by registering a win over Hyderabad – News India Live

Bengaluru, 24 February (HS). Bengaluru FC will face winless Hyderabad FC in the second match of the double header day of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 to be played at their home ground Sri Kanteerava Stadium this evening. This will be a memorable match for home team captain Sunil Chhetri, as the veteran forward will be playing his 150th ISL match. Chhetri would like good news for the Blues on their special day after suffering a 2-0 defeat in their previous encounter against Mumbai City FC.

However, Bengaluru FC are placed 10th in the table and the battle for the sixth position is open for them as many teams are vying for qualification in the playoffs. The Blues cannot afford any mistakes now, especially this being a home tie. Nothing has gone right for Hyderabad FC this season.

However, head coach Thangboi Singto has been repeatedly fielding a team of inexperienced youngsters in the second half of the season, and he would like his players to mature and produce some promising results in the final stages of the league that will provide hope for the team's future. Can awaken the ray of.

“We have prepared well,” Bengaluru FC assistant coach Renedy Singh said in the pre-match press conference on Friday. The match against Mumbai City FC was a shock for us. Although we lost 2-0 we created some good chances, two of which hit the post. We want to stay compact.”

“We have played against Sunil Chhetri and other national team players from BFC,” Hyderabad FC head coach Thangboi Singto said on the eve of the match. They have strong centre-backs. Bengaluru is a fighter team and the match will be competitive.”

Let us tell you that a total of 9 matches have been played between the two teams so far, in which Bengaluru FC has won 1 and Hyderabad FC has won 4, and 4 matches have been drawn.