Table-topper Mumbai City FC continued its dream run in the Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21) with a 2-1 win over Chennaiyin FC, its fourth consecutive victory in five matches, at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim on Wednesday.
Mumbai City once again showed its effectiveness from set-pieces as two costly defensive lapses meant Chennaiyin squandered a 1-0 lead to slump to its second consecutive defeat.
Like in the previous games, Chennaiyin started on the front foot and threatened to score in the first 20 minutes. The former champion had a chance as early as in the second minute when Enes Sipovic headed a corner to Jakub Sylvestr, who missed it from near the post.
The only time Chennaiyin was tested in the first half-hour was when Hugo Boumous produced a good counterattack and sent in a through ball to Adam Le…