Mumbai City FC defeated Bengaluru FC 3-1 in the Indian Super League (ISL-2021) football tournament match played on Saturday night. Igor Angulo opened the account of Mumbai City by converting a penalty in the 9th minute. Cleiton Silva, playing for the Bangalore team (Bengaluru FC), equalized the score by scoring a free kick in the 20th minute. Both teams were tied at 1-1 till half time but in the second half, Mumbai scored 2 goals which later proved to be decisive.
In this ISL football match, Mourtada Fall gave Mumbai City the lead again in the 54th minute with a header while Ygor Catatau ensured their victory in the 85th minute. This is the third win for Mumbai City in four matches, taking them to 9 points. With this, Des Buckingham’s team has reached the top of the table. Bengaluru suffered a second defeat and have only 4 points from 4 matches. Watch football highlights of the Indian Super League match as Mumbai City defeated Bengaluru FC.
Mumbai City head coach Des Buckingham was very happy with the brilliant performance of his team. He said that the team made a comeback after the defeat from Hyderabad. He said after the match, “I am proud of this team which is playing in different styles and winning matches. After the defeat from Hyderabad, the players made a strong comeback. I think there is always room for improvement. We played well against Hyderabad too but the opposition was much better at that time. We want the same rhythm to continue.”
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