ATK Mohun Bagan is back on track to beat FC Goa 1-0 on Thursday in the 7th season of the Indian Super League (ISL 2020). The Bagan team won with a goal from their Fijian striker Roy Krishna. Krishna scored a penalty in the 85th minute.
ATK has reached the second position in the table of the seventh season of Mohun Bagan Tournament. This is his fourth win of the current season. He has 13 points from six matches. Mumbai City FC also have the same number of points, but they are in first place due to better goal difference.
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At the same time, this is Goa’s second defeat of this season. Goa are in sixth place with eight points. The first half of the match between the two good teams ended in a goalless draw. Both tried their best to break the deadlock but no one got success.
Of course FC Goa was twenty in terms of ball possession but ATK Mohun Bagan won the post attack. The best chance of this half also came in the name of ATK Mohun Bagan, when David Williams’ shot hit the post and went directionless. David Williams played in the first half. However, he also got a yellow card in the 23rd minute. David missed a good chance to score on the move in the ninth minute. ATK’s Tiri received a yellow card in the 15th minute.
In the 28th minute of the match, Krishna took a good kick from inside the box, but the ball deflected from the defender to the goalkeeper Mohammad Nawaz. Senior forward Manveer Singh, who played for India, made a good move in the 49th minute and entered the box with the ball from the left flank. Manveer lured one defender but the other defender cleverly cleared the ball before hitting his post.
The next attack came from Goa in the 56th minute with Albatre Noguera at its center. Noguera took a good header on Alexander Jesuraj’s cross, but could not catch goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharya.
Despite all efforts the deadlock did not seem to break and both teams were headed towards goalless par. Goa made two changes in the 74th minute to strengthen their claim. Substitute George Mendoza struck strongly in the 80th minute as soon as he arrived, but he fell into the box during one-on-one with goalkeeper Arindam. Goa demanded a penalty but the referee rejected it.
Four minutes later ATKMB got the penalty advantage, on which Krishna scored the Kolkata club 1-0. This penalty was achieved by Krishna. He was dropped in the box by Aiban Doling. This is Krishna’s fifth goal this season.