Compare title and category name in wordpress

I had come through a situation to compare the category name and post title for a wordpress post. The following functions and code helped me to do this.

$category = get_the_category();
$cat = $category[0]->cat_name;
$post_no = get_post($post);
$title = $post_no->post_title;
echo “match”;
echo “no match”;

The problem here is $cat = $category[0]->cat_name; returns the first category name, so we are comparing only the first category with the title. If we want to compare the second category we have to use $cat = $category[1]->cat_name;

I hope someone will write a better solution so that we can compare the array, category with title. I would appreciate if someone can post that…

in_array came to my mind, but it is case sensitive…

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