Kolkata: ATK Mohun Bagan bounced again from a loss final week to seal three factors towards Hyderabad FC on the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata on Saturday.
The end result was defending champions Hyderabad FC’s second straight loss and meant they relinquished prime spot on the desk.
Hyderabad FC made 4 modifications to their beginning line-up, pushing Nikhil Poojary onto the left wing and bringing in Reagan Singh, Hitesh Sharma, and Borja Herrera, whereas Gurmeet Singh changed Anuj Kumar in objective. ATK Mohun Bagan changed the injured Dimitri Petratos and Joni Kauko with Ashique Kuruniyan and Carl McHugh.
HFC’s Gurmeet Singh clears the ball throughout the sport towards ATKMB (ISL)
The house facet began on the entrance foot in what turned out to be a feisty first half with strong challenges. Within the eleventh minute, ATKMB’s stress on Hyderabad FC’s excessive line paid off. Liston Colaco performed Hugo Boumous by means of from the fitting facet of central midfield after drawing Hyderabad FC’s defence in direction of him. He was fouled within the course of, however the referee performed benefit.
This allowed Boumous to interrupt by means of on objective. As Hyderabad FC’s protection recovered, Boumous drew them in earlier than taking part in Ashique Kuruniyan by means of on the left facet. The winger burst ahead earlier than whipping it throughout objective to search out Boumous on the far submit, who completed off the job he began.
Hyderabad FC’s makes an attempt to push ahead have been all impeded by a properly organised ATKMB who conceded no pictures on track within the first half, and have been in a position to shortly transfer ahead after regaining possession. Nevertheless, this pace in counterattack value them Manvir Singh’s presence within the forty first minute, because the ahead was injured by a full-blooded crunching deal with by Hitesh simply earlier than half time.
At half-time, Hyderabad FC introduced in Hallicharan Narzary to exchange Reagan, however it was nonetheless ATKMB on the entrance foot. As soon as once more, it was Colaco main the cost, the ahead discovering himself in a one-on-one state of affairs towards Gurmeet within the 51st minute, just for the keeper to push the shot vast.
Hyderabad FC’s first shot on track got here within the 73rd minute, when Bartholomew Ogbeche was teed up from a freekick simply exterior the field. The striker’s right-footed shot was hit with pressure, however Vishal Kaith managed to get behind the ball and punch it away to his left.
Within the 79th minute, Subhasish Bose missed one other likelihood for ATKMB to place the sport to mattress, hitting his header from a nook kick into the ground and ultimately over the crossbar. In stoppage time, substitute Javier Siverio was arrange properly by a cross from the fitting wing, however nodded his header vast. That turned out to be Hyderabad FC’s final substantial likelihood as ATK Mohun Bagan held on to seal three factors.
ATKMB’s Hugo Boumous celebrates after scoring the objective to provide the mariners the lead towards HFC (ISL)
The end result means defending champions Hyderabad FC are actually second on the desk, whereas ATKMB rise to fourth place. Hyderabad FC journey to Chennai on December 3 for his or her subsequent sport, whereas ATK Mohun Bagan play away towards Bengaluru FC on the identical day.