ISL 2021-22: Jamshedpur defeat ATK Mohun Bagan to reach 2nd spot

6th December, GMC Athletic Stadium (Goa):- Jamshedpur FC defeats ATK Mohun Bagan by the finest of margins as the match finished 2-1 in favour of the Men of Steel in the 20th match of Indian Super League (ISL).

Jamshedpur started the second half with a 1-0 lead courtesy of Len Doungel’s goal in the 37th minute but the game looked finished when Alexander Lima came off the bench to make it 2-0 in the 85th-minute.

However, drama was not over yet as ATK Mohun Bagan did pull one back courtesy of a controversial goal by Pritam Kotal in the 88th minute. Replay showed that Kotal was offside but the assistant referee kept his flag down.

It was all ATK Mohun Bagan in the closing minutes of the match but Owen Coyle’s team dished out some resolute defending to hold on to their 2-1 lead till the final whistle was blown.

With this win, Jamshedpur FC is still unbeaten in the league and they climb to the second spot with eight points from four matches. Today’s defeat pushed the Mariners out of the top four and they not sit at fifth with six points from four matches.

Match score:- Jamshedpur FC – 2 : ATK Mohun Bagan FC – 1

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