Mohun Bagan stamped their second consecutive win of the 2018 CFL Premier Division League as they beat Rainbow FC 3-2 in a five-goal thriller on Tuesday afternoon at Mohun Bagan Ground.
After good midfield battle Rainbow AC entered the break with a 1-0 lead that came in the 39th minute through Abhijit Sarkar´s brilliant free kick, awarded after Sujoy Dutta was fouled by Eze Kingsley that kept Shilton Paul unmoved from this position.
Mohun Bagan came back strong in the second half and was quick to earn the equalizer. Halftime substitute Mehtab Hossain floated a perfect free kick took Depanda Dika´s head to get the ball beyond the rich of Rainbow goalkeeper into the net.
Green and Maroon side scored their second goal through Godwin Quashiga´s deflection on Abhishek Ambedkar´s goal-bound shot.
Bagan increases the lead further in the 73rd minute through Azharuddin Mallick. Mehtab Hossain floated a perfect corner kick into the box and Eze Kingsley raised above all to divert the ball towards the goal that took the final deflection from Azharuddin towards the goal.
With 15 minutes to go on the clock, Moriers were relaxed with the lead and adopted the defensive play and in the process, Shilton Paul did a blunder inside the box and Joel Sunday brought down the goal margin in the 84th minute and kept the pressure on Mariners for the equalizer.
However, the Mohun Bagan defended hard till the end to maintain the lead and secure all the three points to climb at the top of the table.
Mariners beat Rainbow AC 3-2 to secure their second consecutive win in the 2018 Calcutta Football League Premier Division...
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