Great news for every mariner. Mohun Bagan has reached the semifinals of the AFC Cup. Bangladesh’s Bashundhara Kings have played well. It was their must-win game.
Mohun Bagan only needed 1 point to qualify as group toppers and they did it very passionately. It is a very hard-earned draw for them. Also, Mohun Bagan did not get the service of Hugo Bumous in this match as he is suspended due to two consecutive yellow cards.
Although, in the second half Mohunbagan just dominated kings. Also, the kings were one man down just at the end of the first half.
About the match:
At the starting of the match, both teams have played very physical football. In the starting 20 minutes, 4 players have got yellow cards. In the mid-quarter, Bashundhara kings dominated the game.
That time Fernandes has scored the first goal in the 28th minute. Mohun Bagan was a little bit defensive that time. Although, Mohunbagan’s keeper Amrinder could not deny his fault in this goal.
After conceding a sudden goal Mohunbagan started pressurizing the opponent. In the first half, they can also produce the equalizer. Unfortunately, Liston’s contact has missed an open net, and also, Bashundhara’s keeper has denied quite a few times.
Athe the 45+3rd minute, Tripura got his second yellow and was sent off. That time Mohun Bagan has got a man’s advantage.
From the very beginning of the second half, Mohun Bagan has started to create chances from thawing. Mohun Bagan’s wings have great speed and great skill also. They have created a lot of chances that time.
At 62nd minute, Liston hag got the ball on the left flank. After, picking the ball he cut inside and dribbled two defenders at the same time. After that, he just gave a pass to David Williams. Williams did not make any mistake to score a tap-in.
In the last quarter of the match, it becomes a nail-biting moment. Last 15 minutes Bashundhara Kings dominated but could not make an opportunity. Also, that time Amrinder has saved few shots.
With this one point, Mohun Bagan has reached the semifinal of AFC Cup 2021. We are wishing “Best of Luck” to them and hope they will win this.