Roy Krishna discovered the one aim of the match with a present of particular person brilliance to assist ATK Mohun Bagan edge out Chennaiyin FC in its penultimate match of the ISL-8 at Fatorda on Thursday and guarantee a playoff berth.
The win additionally noticed ATK MB climb to the second spot whereas tying the present chief Jamshedpur FC on 37 factors. This will intensify the competition for the league winner’s Shield though JFC has performed a match much less.
From the outset, ATK MB made repeated raids to pin the opposition. ATK MB virtually had the break within the second minute when a by ball from playmaker Joni Kauko arrange Krishna contained in the CFC field with a pleasant by go. The Fijian striker unleashed a strong shot simply to see his try coming off the close to publish.
Rahim Ali virtually bought the lead for CFC within the eighth minute however his effort missed the goal narrowly. The CFC defence additionally did effectively sustaining a compact form and cramped ATKMB’s famed assault for need of house within the placing zone.
The Krishna-Kauko mixture broke the impasse within the injury-time of the primary half when the latter created the opening by essaying a exact by go to the previous within the CFC field.
Krishna beat his marker and completed with an angular drive that beat CFC goalkeeper Samik Mitra.