FC Goa striker Igor Angulo has massive boots to fill in taking up the No. 9 position from former Gaurs hero Ferran Corominas.
On Sunday, the Spaniard lived as much as the hype surrounding him as he struck a superb brace on his Indian Super League (ISL) debut to steer FC Goa to a 2-2 draw with Bengaluru FC (BFC).
He has a protracted technique to go however confirmed glimpses of his goal-scoring prowess in his first 90 minutes for the membership.
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Angulo brace earns Goa draw with Bengaluru
Corominas is the main ISL goal-getter with 48 strikes from 57 video games and was an integral a part of former coach Sergio Lobera’s aspect for the final three seasons. The membership, nevertheless, determined to not renew his contract and opted for Angulo, who has scored 88 objectives in his final 4 seasons for Gornik Zabrze in Poland, underneath the brand new supervisor Juan Ferrando.
Goa was trailing 0-2 within the 65th minute of its first recreation, when Angulo got here up together with his twin strikes. His first was a effectively taken end together with his left foot to search out the underside nook, whereas the second confirmed his striker’s intuition, when he opened his chest to information a fierce cross into the web to get the equaliser.
FC Goa gamers have a good time Igor Angulo’s equaliser in Sunday’s Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21) conflict towards Bengaluru FC. – ISL/Sportzpics
Angulo wasn’t glad with the outcome. “[I am] Happy to score two goals. But I hope I can help my team win the next game with my goals. Two good passes from my teammates [Alberto Noguera and Alexander Romario]. We know they [BFC] are a very good team from set pieces and they proved that today,” mentioned the Spaniard after the sport.
The 36-year-old now has his eyes on Wednesday’s conflict towards Mumbai City FC (MCFC).
“There is no time for resting and we have a tough game next up (vs MCFC). I know that some players and coaches from Goa are now at Mumbai. They [Mumbai] are a good team in the competition just like Bengaluru,” he mentioned.