Guwahati: Mumbai Metropolis FC went to the highest of the desk after a cushty 3-1 win over NorthEast United FC within the Indian Tremendous League (ISL) right here on Friday.
Ahmed Jahouh, Bipin Singh and Jorge Diaz obtained their names on the score-sheet for the Islanders, whereas Parthib Gogoi scored his first aim for NorthEast United FC.
New signing Wilmar Jordan got here on to make his debut for the Highlanders within the 57th minute however by then they had been already 3-1 down and the striker could not assert his presence within the recreation.
A penalty was awarded to Mumbai Metropolis FC within the tenth minute after Greg Stewart was clipped by Rochharzela simply exterior the field. The referee pointed to the spot, and Jahouh smashed it in to place the Islanders in entrance.
The lead didn’t final for a very long time as a sloppy cross from Mehtab Singh went straight to Romain Philippoteaux. The Frenchman immediately put Gogoi by way of on aim earlier than the teen stored his composure and put away the leveller with aplomb within the seventeenth minute.
Within the twenty eighth minute, the Islanders had been again in entrance. Stewart was the architect once more as he whipped in a ball into the field from the appropriate flank. The ball discovered its approach to Bipin, who headed it in on the far submit to revive Mumbai Metropolis FC’s benefit.
Thirty seconds into the second half, a two-goal cushion was established. Bipin went down the left aspect and obtained his shot away. The hassle was parried by Mirshad Michu, however Diaz was in the appropriate place on the proper time to attain for the Islanders.
Within the last quarter of the sport, a plethora of alternatives fell to Mumbai Metropolis FC, however they might not add one other aim to their tally. The Islanders tried a complete of twenty-two photographs within the recreation, out of which 13 had been on course.
The win took Mumbai Metropolis FC to the highest of the ISL desk (18 factors from 8 video games), two factors away from Hyderabad FC (16 factors from 7 video games) who play ATKMB on Saturday.
The Islanders will return house to face FC Goa on December 1.
NorthEast United FC keep rooted to the underside of the desk with out a single level after seven video games. The Highlanders will journey to Bhubaneswar subsequent to tackle Odisha FC on December 2.