On 11 February 2023, Bengaluru FC locked horns with Kerala Blasters FC in the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL). This match was crucial for both teams in the context of the race to the top four. Kerala were looking to strengthen their third position at the table with another win. While Bengaluru were looking to improve their chances to get qualified for the top four.
However, the home side did not disappoint their fans as Bengaluru FC won the game by 1-0. Roy Krishna was the lone goal scorer. But, an unwanted situation occurred in that match as fans from both sides got involved in a brawl in the stands. That video has now gone viral across all social media platforms.
Here is the shared video:
Bengaluru FC vs Kerala Blasters FC, India.#Ultras #Hooligans #Culture #DerbyDay #AwayDays pic.twitter.com/cQdGyV96OH
— Sayak Dipta Dey (@sayakdd28) February 11, 2023
“We created a lot of threats going forward and when we had to defend, we defended really well” – Bengaluru FC head coach Simon Grayson
Speaking of the video, fans from both teams got involved in a fight in the stands. After watching that, fans were not happy and shared their views on Twitter. Speaking of the match, Roy Krishna scored the goal in the 32nd minute. After that, Bengaluru held their nerves till the last minute and managed to win the match. With this win, Bengaluru are currently in the fifth position with 28 points from 18 games. They have managed to win nine games while drawing one and losing eight games. Bengaluru FC head coach Simon Grayson was delighted with the victory at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.
During the post-match press conference, Simon Grayson said: “We knew that Kerala Blasters FC will enjoy a lot of possession because they are a good team. They have some outstanding talents, especially at the top end of the pitch who can make things happen. If we scored 2, they were capable of scoring 3. So, I was quite happy to surrender a little bit of possession to them, knowing the football that we play doesn’t get hurt. We created a lot of threats going forward and when we had to defend, we defended really well.” Now, Bengaluru FC will take on Mumbai City FC on 15 February 2023 at home.
Here are the tweets regarding the viral video of the brawl from the Bengaluru FC vs Kerala Blasters FC match in the ongoing ISL:
Looks like both sets of fans are from same team
— MAD;';'●♤MARINER💚❤ (@bihariMARINERS) February 11, 2023
What BFC fans were doing…no one will see…i was on pari match stand. Worst experience I had today
— Rhruthik rmr (@rhruthik) February 11, 2023
Really scary 😟 and these are the people who raised voices against social media harassment 🤐 few months ago
— 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 (@SathwikIS6) February 11, 2023
You can't clap from one hand right they deserve it
— Adithya Sudheesh (@AdithyaSudhees1) February 12, 2023
Karela blaster toxic fan
— soumen (@Soumen208) February 12, 2023
They are bloody holligans, be it anything they have no respect for others.
— Muckatira (@Puliyogare_Mix) February 12, 2023
Remove these migrants from our city causing these crimes, do not allow these filthy keralites in our city 🤢🤮🤮
— Miku Magic (@BfcGoated) February 11, 2023
Very bad whichever fan base included it shld be with words u cant touch anyone u fookers !
— GOKUL KRISHNAN (@GOKULKR9447) February 12, 2023