ISL 2019 FC Goa vs Mumbai City FC Highlights – Lenny Rodrigues (27′) and Ferran Corominas (45+2′) gave FC Goa a powerful lead in the first half but, Sarthak Golui (49′) and Souvik Chakraborty’s (55′) introduced Mumbai City FC back into the game. Hugo Boumous (59′) and Carlos Pena (89′) confirmed that FC Goa walked out victorious with three points.
Mumbai City FC brought in two changes with Mohammed Rafique and Serge Kevyn replacing Souvik Chakrabarti and Bipin Singh. FC Goa announced the same line up that valiantly won a point against NorthEast United FC.
ISL 2019 FC Goa vs Mumbai City FC Highlights
Mumbai City FC began well but the Goans upped the momentum after sixteen mins, with Hugo Boumous seeing an effort, borne out of superb dribbling abilities was blocked by Amrinder.
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It didn’t take long for FC Goa to take the lead. Brandon Fernandes’s accurate corner kick was managed acrobatically by Lenny, who then volleyed the ball into the lower corner of the net, beyond the outstretched gloves of Mumbai’s number one. This goal has the potential to be the goal of the season. The state of affairs compounded negatively for Mumbai City FC as they fell further behind before the half time mark.
ISL 2019 FC Goa vs Mumbai City FC Highlights – Seriton Fernandes’ fierce run into the homes side’s eighteen-yard box saw him pass the ball Corominas right on the penalty spot. Having a lot of space and time, the Spaniard made no mistake in punishing Mumbai.
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The second half commenced with a spirited Mumbai City. The hosts struck immediately with an unmarked Sarthak Golui easily nodding in a sumptuous lob into the field by using Larbi. Minutes later, Souvik Chakrabarti, launched a long shot as the loose ball fell to him. His shot beat a diving Mohammed Nawaz to restore parity to the scoreline.
ISL 2019 FC Goa vs Mumbai City FC Highlights – FC Goa was quick to answer and scored a classic goal off a set-piece. Jahou’s lofted ball found Mourtada Fall. The Senegalese defender looped the ball to the opposite end of the home and Boumous headed the ball in from close range. The last goal of the game was a lovely flick from Carlos Pena Gonzalez as he directed a low free-kick from Edu Bedia in the direction of the goal. The flicks caught the Mumbai defence napping and FC Goa sealed their win.
Last seasons’ semi-finalists showed their dominance. The home side fought well and could have come back but maybe it wasn’t meant to be.