December 7, 2023

ATK Mohun Bagan beat Bengaluru FC 4-3 on penalties to win maiden Indian Super League title | Football News

NEW DELHI: ATK Mohun Bagan held their nerves in an exhilarating Indian Super League (ISL) Final as they beat Bengaluru FC 4-3 on penalties to carry the maiden ISL title on the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa on Saturday.
As the winners, ATKMB took house a prize cash Rs 6 crore, whilst runners-up Bengaluru FC had been awarded Rs 2.5 crore.
In a sport that ended 2-2 in legislation time, ATKMB’s Dimitri Petratos scored all 3 penalties he took on the evening sooner than Vishal Kaith’s save from Bruno Ramires’ penalty within the shootout introduced them one step nearer.
Bengaluru FC’s Pablo Perez then despatched his spot-kick over the bar because the Mariners sealed the lead to a sport the place they’d unsettled Bengaluru FC proper from the beginning.

Bengaluru FC had been pressured into bringing Chhetri on early after Sivasakthi Narayanan was once stretchered off within the opening seconds of the fit. Things went additional clear of plan within the thirteenth minute when Krishna treated the ball from a Petratos nook as ATKMB had been awarded a penalty.
Petratos completed the activity from the spot to put his group in entrance. ATKMB made use of this merit to put force on Bengaluru FC, who picked up a glut of yellow playing cards on the pitch and one off it for head trainer Simon Grayson.


But within the ultimate minute of first-half stoppage time, they got some way again when Bose neglected the ball and made touch with Krishna whilst making an attempt a clearance. Chhetri stepped up to take it and despatched Kaith the incorrect means to repair parity.

In the overall quarter of the sport, Rohit’s shot from the threshold of the field created a sequence of corners, sooner than a deflection discovered Krishna on the some distance submit – the striker nodded it house within the 78th minute.
But 5 mins from time, the sport was once all sq. once more. At the threshold of the Bengaluru FC field, Kiyan Nassiri went down after a nudge from Perez as ATKMB received their 2d penalty of the night. Petratos was once on hand to ranking once more.
In the 3rd minute of stoppage time, Asish Rai’s objective certain shot was once cleared off the road by way of Prabir Das. Moments later, Colaco and Nassiri virtually blended to ranking, however Bruno Ramires equipped the a very powerful interception as the sport went into additional time.

In additional time, Udanta Singh and Rohit failed to hit the objective with their respective probabilities, whilst Manvir neglected from a couple of yards out for ATKMB. Towards the tip of additional time, Sandhu spilled Petratos’ long-range strike, nevertheless it bounced out for a nook that led to not anything sooner than the sport headed into penalties.
In the nervy penalty shoot-out, Golden Glove winner Kaith stepped up for his group for the second one sport in a row, whilst no person neglected from the spot in a sport dictated by way of penalties all through.