Joao Victor’s penality strike helped Hyderabad FC maintain ATK Mohun Bagan to 1-1 draw.© ISL
Hyderabad FC rode on Joao Victor’s second half penalty to carry ATK Mohun Bagan to a 1-1 draw, sustaining their unbeaten run within the Indian Super League, in Margao on Friday. The duo of Roy Krishna and Manvir Singh regarded threatening up entrance however missed a flurry of possibilities, whereas veteran Subrata Pal pulled off some advantageous saves beneath the Hyderabad publish to maintain a clear score-sheet within the first-half. Manvir lastly broke the impasse within the 54th minute capitalising on a defensive lapse by Odei Onaindia. But the Mariners’ pleasure lasted simply over 10 minutes as they conceded a smooth penalty after Nikhil Poojary was introduced down by Manvir with a faint contact.
The Brazilian midfielder pounced on the chance with a thunderous strike that kissed Arindam Bhattacharja’s fingers earlier than entering into the again of the web.
The end result meant ATK Mohun Bagan did not get a win from two matches to stay on second spot with 10 factors from 5 matches.
ATKMB had misplaced to Jamshedpur FC of their final match.
Playing with simply two foreigners in Onaindia and Victor, the ‘Men in Yellow’ put up a cohesive present to stay unbeaten with six factors from 4 matches.
ATKMB had an early alternative within the ninth minute when Roy Krishna got here near scoring after Pritam Kotal delivered an inch-perfect cross on the far publish.
But Pal stood of their manner thwarting Roy Krishna’s highly effective header. Roy Krishna was at it once more within the 17th minute after an ideal run into the field however the Fijian’s effort went huge on the far publish.
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