A 10-man Hyderabad FC showed great character and application to subdue the current leader ATK Mohun Bagan FC to a 2-2 draw in a 19th round ISL match at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Monday. Hyderabad lost a man early but fought undaunted to hold Mohun Bagan’s aspirations of securing the League winner’s shield.
AS IT HAPPENED
In what turned out to be a see-saw contest, Hyderabad took the lead in the eighth minute though an opportunistic goal from Aridane Santana before Manvir Singh levelled the score early after the break. Substitute Roland Alberg put Hyderabad back in the lead midway through the second half but an added-time goal by Bagan defender Pritam Kotal ended the former’s hopes of a win.
Pritam Kotal nodded in a late equaliser for Mohun Bagan to rescue a point. – ISL/SPORTZPICS
The result kept the league open till the final round. As it stands now Mohun Bagan,…