Bengaluru FC’s (BFC) stuttering Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21) campaign slipped into a full blown crisis as it crashed to a 3-1 defeat against Mumbai City FC at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday.
A goal each from Mourtada Fall and Bipin Singh within the opening quarter, and a goal-keeping blunder late in the match by Gurpreet Singh Sandhu that resulted in a goal by Bartholomew Ogbeche, handed BFC its third successive loss, a dubious first in the ISL for the 2018-19 champion.
BFC vs MCFC| AS IT HAPPENED
Sergio Lobera’s men are now two points clear of ATK Mohun Bagan at the top, setting the stage perfectly for the much-anticipated clash between the two in six days’ time.
But for two phases of play, one early in the match and the other towards the end of the first half, Carles Cuadrat’s wards were second-best all evening. As early as the third minute, BFC’s Deshorn Brown blazed…