FC Pune City and ATK played out an engaging 2-2 draw at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium in Pune on Sunday. The final result was hardly ideal for either team as the dropped points dealt a serious blow to their play-off ambitions.
ATK stay in sixth position in the table with 21 points from 15 matches, while Pune stay seventh with 15 points for 14 matches. For ATK, in particular, the match would go down as a missed opportunity to make up ground on the top four.
Pune took the lead on the 17th minute through a John Johnson own goal.
Jayesh Rane equalised for ATK on the 23rd minute, while Edu Garcia converted a penalty to hand ATK the advantage on the 61st minute.
Robin Singh restored parity for Pune on the 76th minute.
Club Award – FC Pune City and ATK
Swift Limitless Player of the Match – Jayesh Rane
DHL Winning Pass of the Match – Marcelo Pereira
ISL Emerging Player of the Match – Sahil Panwar
Hero of the Match – Edu Garcia
Full-time: Pune City 2-2 ATK
90: Three minutes added on.
88: Substitution for ATK, Adil Khan OFF Rohit Kumar IN
83: Substitution for ATK, Manuel Lanzarote OFF Kalu Uche IN
82: Yellow card John Johnson
75: Goal! Robin Singh scores for FC Pune City
73: Substitution for ATK, Pronay Halder OFF Eugeneson Lyngdoh IN
67: Yellow card Sahil Panwar
64: Yellow card Martín Damián Díaz Pena
64: Substitution for FC Pune City, Diego Carlos Oliveira OFF Jonathan Vila Pereira IN
63: Substitution for FC Pune City, Sarthak Golui OFF Nim Dorjee Tamang IN