ISL 2020-21: Mumbai Metropolis beat ATK Mohun Bagan to win League Winners Defend, e book AFC Champions League spot

ISL 2020-21: Mumbai Metropolis beat ATK Mohun Bagan to win League Winners Defend, e book AFC Champions League spot

Sergio Lobera’s facet comfortably received after first-half targets from Mourtada Fall (seventh minute) and Bartholomew Ogbeche (thirty ninth).

ISL 2020-21: Mumbai City beat ATK Mohun Bagan to win League Winners Shield, book AFC Champions League spot

Mumbai Metropolis gamers have a good time with League Winners Defend. Picture: Twitter/@MumbaiCityFC

Bambolim: Mumbai Metropolis FC beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-0 within the remaining league encounter of the Indian Tremendous League on Sunday to e book a spot within the coveted AFC Champions League subsequent season.

Sergio Lobera’s facet comfortably received after first-half targets from Mourtada Fall (seventh minute) and Bartholomew Ogbeche (thirty ninth).

Regardless of shedding the highest spot to Mumbai, ATK Mohun Bagan will nonetheless harbour hopes of salvaging their season with a second successive Hero ISL title.

Being the staff with probably the most targets from set-pieces this season, Mumbai drew the primary blood similarly, scoring with their first shot heading in the right direction.

Ahmed Jahouh’s free-kick fell to an unmarked Fall, whose angular header gave Mumbai the lead.

The Mariners took management of the sport quickly after conceding however have been compelled to make a substitution within the nineteenth minute with Prabir Das changing the injured Sandesh Jinghan.

Possibilities have been far and few in between after the opening purpose but it surely was from one other set-piece that Mumbai doubled their benefit. Hernan Santana’s free-kick rattled the underside of the crossbar and Ogbeche pounced on the rebound, heading into an empty web.

Mumbai began the second-half shiny, piling up strain on the Bagan defence. The Mariners, alternatively, hardly examined Mumbai keeper Amrinder Singh regardless of dominating possession after the break.

The crossbar proved unfortunate for Bagan once more, denying Prabir a purpose across the hour mark. The substitute lined up a shot from a distance that beat Mumbai keeper Amrinder however the ball fizzled out after hanging the body.

Antonio Lopez Habas’ facet went all out within the closing phases of the sport, hoping to script a comeback however Mumbai’s backline stood agency, defending in numbers.

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