The opening round of the country's largest football league Indian Super League is still underway. In the 14th match of the season, Mumbai City FC defeated ATK Mohun Bagan by a huge margin of 5-1 to top the point table. Mohun Bagan, who registered a stunning victory over East Bengal in his previous match, has suffered a severe setback.
From the start of the match, Mumbai has not been given an opportunity to handle Mohun Bagan with a superb attack. In the fourth minute, Mumbai's Bipin Singh tried to score by delivering the ball to Mohun Bagan's box, but Vikram Singh converted it into a goal to give Mumbai their first lead. In the 25th minute, Vikram Singh scored another goal to take the team's lead to 2-0. Mumbai continued their attack and Iger Anglo scored in the 38th minute to take Mumbai 3-0. Mohun Bagan's players looked very upset to snatch the ball.
As soon as the second half started, Deepak Tagari of ATK Mohun Bagan was shown a red card due to high-boot and Mohun Bagan has replaced 11 with 10 players. With this red card, Mumbai got a free kick Ahmed Jaho's free-kick was converted into a goal by Murtada Fall to take Mumbai 4-0. In the 52nd minute, Bipin Singh scored another goal with the help of Iger Anglo and now Mumbai was leading 5-0 and the team's victory was certain. In the 60th minute, Mohun Bagan finally got a chance to score a goal with David Williams and the score was 5-1 in Mumbai's favour and Mumbai won the match. Vikram Singh was awarded the Hero of the Match Award.
With this win, Mumbai has topped the table with 6 points. Mohun Bagan has moved up to 4th on the basis of goal difference. This is Mohun Bagan's first defeat in 3 matches. In that case, the team will have to re-create its strategy. Mumbai's next match will be against Bengaluru on December 4 while Mohun Bagan is scheduled to take on Jamshedpur on December 6.