Mumbai is all set to host what has got to be one of the most riveting and nail biting encounters in recent Indian Super League history as Atletico de Kolkata travel to Mumbai with a slender 1 goal advantage in the second league of the semi finals. It will be advantage to the Kolkata outfit who part from their one goal lead, will also benefit from the fact that Mumbai City FC will be without their key forward and marquee man Diego Forlan who was will be serving his one match ban after getting sent off in the previous leg. Forlan was a key figure behind City’s table top finish in the league stages, both creating and scoring goals.The absence of the the Uruguayan could come as a huge blow for Alexander Guimares’ side.
FC Pune City and Kerala Blasters fought out an intense game that ended 1-1 at the Balewadi Sports Complex on Monday. Meanwhile, the capital state will go head to head with the financial capital of India as the Delhi Dynamos play host to Mumbai City FC on matchday 17 of the Hero Indian Super League on Tuesday.
Mumbai FC are on a disappointing run at the moment, but manager Khalid Jamil attributed the 2-0 loss at the hands of Mohun Bagan to the fact that the Mariners have “two of the best” foreign players in the I-League. With this defeat, Mumbai have now slumped to the eighth position on the I-League table, while Mohun Bagan march solidly on, to win their second league title in a row. “It was a very disappointing match. We didn’t play well. Mohun Bagan played well, and deserved to take the three points,” Jamil said after the match. However, Jamil also pointed out that his side now have a long break before their next match, to figure out what is going wrong for them, work on those problems. Their next match is almost three week after this loss to Mohun Bagan, as they travel to Bengaluru FC on April 2. He said, “Yeah, a break is there [after this match], and we […]
Mohun Bagan kept their unbeaten record intact in the I-League with a comfortable 2-0 win over Mumbai FC, as 10,000 Sanjoy Sens watched on from the stands at the Barasat Stadium, while the actual Mariners coach was serving his touchline ban.
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Mumbai City FC might have bowed out of the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL), but they bowed out with their heads held high, as they defeated defending champions and current league leaders Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) 3-2.
The two in-form teams from two corners of India setup an exciting clash, as Mumbai City FC play hosts to the team from Guwahati, NorthEast United FC, in the Hero Indian Super League on Wednesday.
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THT Guest Author Archak Sengupta reviews the 2014/15 season for Mohun Bagan who won the I League after a gap of 13 years