A second-half one-man show from Nicolás Ladislao Fedor Flores, commonly known as Miku put the Blues from the Garden City of India into the Final of the Inaugural Super Cup as they got better of old foes Mohun Bagan in a thrilling 4-2 win on Tuesday in the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneshwar. The Blues will now face East Bengal in the Final on Friday at 4 PM in the same venue.
Dipanda Dicka put the Mariners ahead only to be stunned by the 'Miku Show'. Chhetri scored a belter of a goal late into the game while Dicka pulled one back. Sportskeeda looks in details how all the players from both the teams fared in this crucial fixture.
Mohun Bagan played brilliantly with regular offensive moves in the first half but were put to their misery in the second half.
Shilton Paul (7.5/10) : The Bagan captain had a good outing between the sticks until Miku launched an onslaught in the second half. He made a couple of good saves to keep Bagan in the game.
Kingsley Eze (8/10) : Kingsley was effective throughout the game and was extremely pivotal in defending the corners.
Kinshuk Debnath (4.5/10) : Debnath had a poor game. Miku troubled him at regular intervals throughout the course of the game.
Arijit Bagui (6.5/10) : The youngster swung in some dangerous looking crosses, but failed to find the right men in the box.
Gurjinder Kumar (7/10) : Gurjinder had a decent outing on the field, containing Chhetri upto a good extent.
Yuta Kinowaki (8/10) : The Japanese was arguably the best player for the Mariners, playing a brilliant role in the midfield in building up offensive moves and also tracking back to defend collectively.
Cameron Watson (7/10) : The midfielder was looking off-color today and several of his passes were intercepted.
Sk. Faiaz (7.5/10) : Faiaz was a live wire in the first half with quick moves upfront but eventually lost his touch in the second half.
Nikhil Kadam (7.5/10) : The revelation for Bagan this season. He missed quite a few chances but his runs and dribbles troubled Bengaluru defense time to time.
Akram Moghrabi (7/10) : Moghrabi was wasteful in front of the goal. He squandered a couple of extremely easy chances.
Dipanda Dicka (8.5/10) : Dicka scored twice and helped Bagan reduce the deficit.
Beikhokei (6/10) : Beikhokei was not effective despite coming off as a substitute.
Raynier Fernandes (N/A) : Raynier came late into the game and could not contribute much on the field.
Rana Gharami (N/A) : Gharami's only notable contribution was conceding a penalty in the final moments of the game.