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Mumbai Metropolis FC  beat Chennaiyin in 8-goal thriller



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Whereas Scottish participant Greg Stewart (40′, 100′ 118′) acquired a hat-trick, former Chennaiyin participant Lallianzuala Chhangte (78′, 94′) scored a brace for Mumbai Metropolis. Chennaiyin’s objectives had been scored by Petar Sliskovic (59′), Jockson Dhas (89′) and Rahim Ali (112′).

Mumbai Metropolis dominated the primary half, having fun with the lion’s share of possession. Chennaiyin defended properly however an error noticed them go into half-time 0-1 down.   

Mumbai Metropolis had been awarded a penalty when ‘keeper Debjit Majumder tripped Amey Ranawade contained in the field. Stewart stepped up and scored along with his left foot which Majumder couldn’t cease regardless of guessing proper, diving to his left and getting his fingertips on the goal-bound ball.     

Down 0-1 within the first half, Chennaiyin roared again into the sport when Sliskovic’s highly effective header from a Ninthoi Meetei cross restored parity.

Chennaiyin stored piling the stress on the Mumbai Metropolis aim, with Sliskovic taking the lead position. Within the 73rd minute, Sliskovic sneaked into the field following a by ball however the rival goalkeeper dashed out to steal the ball from his ft. At the same time as Sliskovic took a tumble and appealed for a penalty, the referee didn’t give in.

However simply when it appeared like Chennaiyin had a grip on the sport, Mumbai Metropolis acquired their second. Stewart launched Bipin Singh contained in the field, who took a shot from the left. Debjit acquired a hand to it, however the ball fell to Chhangte who was there on the proper place to push it in.

Chennaiyin, nevertheless, wouldn’t go down with out a struggle, stealing one other equaliser within the 89th minute. Mourtada Fall did not clear Ninthoi’s cross from the appropriate correctly and Jockson chested it down earlier than unleashing a robust volley to make it 2-2.

The sport went into additional time and Mumbai Metropolis took the lead inside the first 5 minutes with Chhangte getting a free header after Fall had volleyed it again in direction of the aim following a free-kick.

Mumbai Metropolis made it even more durable when Stewart discovered the aim with a grounded shot in direction of the far put up following a solo effort.

The objectives stored coming, with Chennaiyin making it 3-4 when Rahim Ali’s highly effective shot discovered the online following a nook.

However Mumbai Metropolis sealed the match when Stewart, launched by Chhangte, slotted it calmly previous Majumder, to finish his hat-trick.

The ultimate consequence might have been totally different had Chennaiyin had a bit extra luck in additional time, with pictures from each Rahim and Jockson hitting the woodwork.



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