Bartholomew Ogbeche’s spectacular finish saw Mumbai City FC down ATK Mohun Bagan by a solitary goal at the Fatorda Stadium on Monday and cement its position on top of the current Indian Super League (ISL) standings. The win saw Mumbai City (25 points) surging to a five-point lead over second-placed Mohun Bagan (20).
AS IT HAPPENED
Mumbai went into the attack mode right from the start and made it a one-way traffic in the first quarter of the action. Mohun Bagan defence took a lot of pounding as Mumbai sought to find an early lead and it almost came Mumbai’s way in the 11th minute. A sequence of sharp passes in the Mohun Bagan half between Hugo Boumous, Cy Goddard and Amey Ranawade opened up a big opportunity. But the Mohun Bagan citadel somehow survived as its goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharja managed to palm out the final shot that came from Goddard.
The dominance of Mumbai was…