Thrilling Encounter: Mohun Bagan SG Battles Odisha FC in ISL 2023-24, Coach Habas Emphasizes Progress and Defensive Solidity

Mohun Bagan SG Head Coach Antonio Lopez Habas Pleased with Team Performance Against Odisha FC in ISL 2023-24 Season Opener

Mohun Bagan SG experienced a thrilling encounter against Odisha FC in the ISL 2023-24 season, resulting in a shared scoreline. The match showcased end-to-end action with both teams creating numerous chances, captivating fans with an engaging battle.

Head coach Antonio Lopez Habas expressed satisfaction with his players’ performance, particularly highlighting Albanian forward Armando Sadiku’s missed opportunities. Despite Sadiku’s goalless outing, Habas emphasized the importance of instilling confidence in the player.

Although disappointed with his team’s first-half performance, Habas acknowledged the need for improved ball control in critical areas of the pitch. Defender Anwar Ali’s return from a two-month injury absence bolstered the team’s defensive solidity, with Habas optimistic about Ali’s potential progress.

Addressing Brendan Hamill’s absence from the squad, Habas clarified that it was a precautionary measure to prevent injury. Despite missing key players like Roy Krishna and Diego Mauricio, Habas commended his team’s commitment and performance, particularly in securing a clean sheet against potent attacking threats.

Overall, Habas lauded his team’s efforts against tough opponents and emphasized the importance of continued improvement moving forward. The shared spoils in Kalinga Stadium serve as a testament to Mohun Bagan SG’s competitive spirit and resilience in the ongoing ISL season.

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