ATK Mohun Bagan beat Bengaluru FC 2-0 in their opening AFC Cup Group D South Zone encounter on the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives on Wednesday. Roy Krishna and Subhasish Bose scored for the Mariners.
Players of ATK Mohun Bagan FC have fun after scoring a objective towards Bengaluru FC (Courtesy: ISL Media)
- Krishna, Bose score in ATK Mohun Bagan’s 2-0 win over Bengaluru FC
- Bengaluru FC will likely be up towards Bangladesh’s Bashundhara Kings
- ATK Mohun Bagan will tackle Maldives’ Maziya Sports & Recreation
Roy Krishna and Subhasish Bose have been on course as ATK Mohun Bagan beat Bengaluru FC 2-0 in their opening AFC Cup Group D South Zone encounter on the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives on Wednesday.
Both groups began with loads of intent. Jayesh Rane, Bengaluru FC’s goalscorer in their win towards Club Eagles in their play-off sport on Sunday, tried his luck from the space in the fourth minute however missed the goal.
Hugo Boumous nearly put the Mariners forward in the twenty first minute of the sport. He took on a few Bengaluru FC defenders and unleashed a pleasant shot on objective, however goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, warded off the hazard for the Blues with a tremendous save.
A few minutes later, Boumous was once more in motion and nearly discovered Roy Krishna in the field.
At the opposite finish, in the 26th minute, Bengaluru FC had a primary shot on the goal as Cleiton Silva launched a free-kick proper into the field. With slightly little bit of luck, Alan Costa may have headed the ball in earlier than it went straight into Amrinder Singh’s arms.
As the sport opened up, Gurpreet once more denied Boumous in the 32nd minute.
However, ATK Mohun Bagan broke the impasse in the thirty ninth minute. Boumous’ nook from the appropriate was headed in the direction of objective by an unmarked Carl McHugh and Krishna nodded residence the Irishman’s header previous Gurpreet to place the Mariners in the lead.
After the break, Mohun Bagan doubled the lead inside a couple of seconds thanks Subhasish Bose’s scientific end off David William’s inch good cross.
Thereafter, it was all a cagey affair as Bengaluru FC didn’t create an opportunity towards the spirited defence of ATK Mohun Bagan.
Bengaluru FC will likely be up towards Bangladesh’s Bashundhara Kings on August 21. ATK Mohun Bagan, in the meantime, tackle Maldives’ Maziya Sports & Recreation on the identical day.
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