ISL 2017/18: 5 best midfielders of Round 12
The 12th week of ISL 2017 has come to an end and in the 4 games we witnessed, there were some superb performances from various teams.
Bengaluru FC and Jamshedpur FC continued their winning runs, while Kerala Blasters also secured a crucial win and the match between FC Goa and NorthEast United was the only draw in the round.
In this article, we look at 5 midfielders whose performances stood out among the rest!
#5 Mandar Dessai
Mandar Rao Dessai marked his 50th appearance for FC Goa with a fine performance. Mandar opened the scoring with a sweetly struck shot in the far corner.
The 23-year old impressed with his work rate, directness and versatility swapping wings throughout the match. Mandar has now contributed with 5 goals (2 goals and 3 assists) equaling his return from ISL 2015 where he had contributed 5 goals (3 goals and 2 assists) as well.
Mandar has impressed with his versatility throughout the season filling in at various positions including as a left back. Mandar has also integrated well with manager Sergio Lobera’s passing philosophy attempted 442 passes so far.