ISL 2020-21: Mumbai Metropolis FC maintain their nerve to beat FC Goa in epic penalty shootout, attain first-ever last

ISL 2020-21: Mumbai Metropolis FC maintain their nerve to beat FC Goa in epic penalty shootout, attain first-ever last

FC Goa remained within the ascendance with Mumbai failing to register a single shot heading in the right direction in all the recreation. The opening half proved to be a cagey affair with neither facet in a position to assert their dominance.

ISL 2020-21: Mumbai City FC hold their nerve to overcome FC Goa in epic penalty shootout, reach first-ever final

Mumbai Metropolis FC will meet the winners of the match between ATK Mohun Bagan and NorthEast United. Twitter @MumbaiCityFC

Bambolim: Mumbai Metropolis FC edged previous FC Goa 6-5 in a tie-breaker to succeed in their maiden Indian Tremendous League last on Monday.

They may meet the winners of the match between ATK Mohun Bagan and NorthEast United.

The match was the first-ever sudden demise of the event.

Goa introduced on reserve goalkeeper Naveen Kumar whereas Mumbai raised some eyebrows after they determined to discipline Phurba Lachenpa rather than skipper and the most effective goalkeepers of the season Amrinder Singh.

However, because it turned out to be, the Sikkimese custodian survived the battle of nerves, serving to the Islanders ebook a spot within the last for the primary time.

With all to struggle for within the second leg, this contest was all the time taking place to the wire.

FC Goa remained within the ascendance with Mumbai failing to register a single shot heading in the right direction in all the recreation. The opening half proved to be a cagey affair with neither facet in a position to assert their dominance.

The shootout initially appeared to be headed Mumbai’s means after Goa missed their first two penalties. However Mumbai then missed a pair, restoring parity. Lastly, after Glan Martins had missed his kick, Rowllin Borges stepped as much as drive house the successful penalty and despatched his crew to the ultimate.

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