Players of Mumbai City and Bengaluru FC try to take the ball near the goal post during the match played in ISL on Wednesday.
Mumbai City beat Bengaluru FC 3–1 in the Indian Super League match played on Wednesday. This is Mumbai’s seventh win in nine matches. She has reached the top of the points table with 22 points. Bengaluru FC’s third consecutive defeat. The team has 12 points in the points table and is at number five in the table. Bengaluru dominates in first half
The first goal was scored by Bengaluru in the ninth minute of the match. Goal did this through a header. Vipin’s corner was taken by Hernan Santana. The ball then deflected from Harmanjot Khabra towards the ball post, which Fal put into the post via a leaping header. Six minutes later, Vipin Singh scored a fine cross from Mandar Rao Desai to put Mumbai ahead 2–0.
Bengaluru made changes at the beginning of the second half
Trailing by two goals, Bengaluru started the second half with two changes. Ame Ranavade of Mumbai got a yellow card in the 58th minute and Bengaluru made a third change in the same minute. 60 Mumbai on the other hand made two changes in the 66th minute. In the 69th minute, an effort from Super-Sub Bartholomew Ogbeche was belted by Bengaluru’s Juanan.
Captain Sunil Chhetri scored for Bengaluru
In the 71st minute, Bangalore captain Sunil Chhetri and Clitan Silva made a good attack, but were thwarted by Mumbai captain Amarinder. In the 79th minute, Chhetri opened the Bengaluru account by scoring a penalty. At the same time, Mumbai scored a goal in the 84th minute to make the score 3–1. Barthomolev Ogbeche scored this goal for Mumbai. However, two minutes later, Ahmed Johou of Mumbai was shown the red card and Mumbai had to play with their 10 players. Despite this, Mumbai City registered their seventh win, keeping the score at 3–1.