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Mumbai City FC knockout FC Goa in ISL final.

Mumbai gained control of the proceedings and dominated possession in the first half. The first real chance was created by Chhangte, who produced a man-of-the-match performance, but his shot from a tight angle was blocked. The home side continued to press and were a little unlucky to hit the post twice.

Mumbai City FC knockout FC Goa in ISL final.

On Monday with a 2-0 win against FC Goa (5-2 on aggregate) in the semi-final second leg at the Mumbai Football Arena. After a sensational 3-2 win in the first leg at the Fatorda Stadium last week, when they stormed to three goals from the 90th minute, Mumbai sealed the deal with strikes from Jorge Pereyra Diaz and Lallianzuala Chhangte. Mumbai, the 2021 champions, will challenge for the title against Mohun Bagan Super Giant, who beat Odisha FC 3-2 on aggregate in the other semi-final. Despite a brisk start from the visitors, 


 

Mumbai gained control of the proceedings and dominated possession in the first half. The first real chance was created by Chhangte, who produced a man-of-the-match performance, but his shot from a tight angle was blocked. The home side continued to press and were a little unlucky to hit the post twice.

 

Yoell van Nieff fed the ball in from the left and Tiri did well to get a firm header in from close range but it found the woodwork. Twelve minutes later, Diaz cleverly played a pass to Chhangte, who failed to catch and his effort hit the far post. Mumbai continued to press in the second half and were rewarded in the 69th minute when Argentina striker Diaz tapped in and turned. In the ball from inside the sixteen yards after a corner. Chhangte doubled the lead 14 minutes later with a brilliant run from his own half. Mumbai counter-attacked after a brief period of pressure from Goa when Vikram Partap Singh played a fine accurate ball to Chhangte. The 26-year-old winger kept his nerve to round the keeper before tapping the ball into an empty net.

 


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