Margao: Mumbai Metropolis FC muscled their dominance within the seventh version of the Hero Indian Tremendous League with an emphatic 2-1 win over ATK Mohun Bagan on the Fatorda Stadium, pocketing an enviable achievement of capping the season title with the League Protect.
Sergio Lobera’s males made it two trophies in two weeks turning into simply the second staff to high the group part and win the title. They’d earlier received the League Protect too.
Bipin Singh scored a Ninetieth-minute winner after a Tiri personal purpose (29′) had dragged Mumbai degree.
Bagan had earlier taken the lead via David Williams (18′).
Mumbai continued with their regular possession-based soccer however for Bagan who had been out of the blocks early, it was all about surging forward. Whereas the islanders had over 60 per cent possession within the first quarter, Bagan had extra pictures heading in the right direction.
There was an early penalty name when Bipin Singh was challenged within the field by Pritam Kotal, however the referee displayed no curiosity.
Thereafter, it was all concerning the Mariners. The Kolkata facet pinned their opponents with a excessive urgent sport which compelled the Islanders into errors.
The primary actual menace for Mumbai got here from a Javier Hernandez free-kick which brushed the crossbar. Roy Krishna then compelled a save from Amrinder Singh from a good angle.
With stress mounting on Mumbai’s defence, the Kolkata facet broke the impasse first. Krishna dispossessed Ahmed Jahouh simply exterior the field and slipped a move to Williams. The Australian acquired on to his stronger proper foot and fired a agency shot previous Amrinder.
However with Jahouh and his trademark lengthy deliveries, it was at all times going to get tough for ATKMB. And with one such transfer, Mumbai discovered themselves again within the sport.
On seeing Bipin make a run upfront, Jahouh performed a protracted ball from his personal half into the Kolkata field. Tiri tried a clearance however his header landed in his personal purpose.
Mumbai continued with assault after restart and Raynier Fernandes compelled one more save from Arindam after breaking into the realm skipping previous challenges from Kolkata defence. The Bagan keeper then produced a effective save to disclaim Hernan Santana from a free-kick.
On the hour mark, Mumbai in all probability had one of the best probability of the sport. Arindam managed to dam Le Fondre’s shot however the rebound traveled to Boumous, whose shot was off-target.
Bagan had the ball behind the web when Hernandez’s freekick was deflected off Mohamad Rakip into his personal web, however the linesman caught Krishna offside.
After producing some effective saves, Arindam made an enormous mistake which value his staff the title. After he did not take care of a protracted ball correctly, Bartholomew Ogbeche chased it down. The ball discovered its method to Bipin who made no mistake from shut vary.
Krishna was adjudged the Hero of the League whereas Igor Angulo received the Golden Boot. Amrinder received the Golden Glove award. Alberto Noguera received the DHL Profitable Move of the Season whereas Lalengmawia of the NorthEast United was adjudged the Rising Participant of the League.