NorthEast United vs Mohun BaganIn a riveting clash at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Mohun Bagan Super Giant orchestrated a sensational comeback, defeating NorthEast United FC 3-1 in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24. This enthralling encounter showcased the resilience of Mohun Bagan SG, who turned the tide after conceding an early goal to emerge triumphant.
Phalguni Singh’s Early Strike: NorthEast United vs Mohun Bagan
The match kicked off with a bang as NorthEast United FC’s Phalguni Singh netted a sublime goal in the fourth minute, sending the home crowd into a frenzy. His audacious shot from outside the box found the top right corner, setting an electrifying tone for the contest.
Deepak Tangri’s Equalizer and Mohun Bagan’s Dominance:
Undeterred by the early setback, Mohun Bagan Super Giant responded emphatically. Midfield enforcer Deepak Tangri rose to the occasion. They met a free-kick delivery in the 13th minute to nod home and restore parity. From that moment, it was all Mohun Bagan SG, with Liston Colaco, Armando Sadiku, and Jason Cummings. Exploiting spaces and pressuring the NorthEast United defense.
Cummings’ Clinical Finish and Subhasish Bose’s Contribution:
Australian striker Jason Cummings showcased his goal-scoring prowess. Tapping in a well-placed ball in the 29th minute, propelling the visitors ahead. The Highlanders struggled to recover as Mohun Bagan Super Giant continued their onslaught. The third goal came courtesy of defender Subhasish Bose who leaped on a layup by Colaco to drill the ball into the bottom right corner from the left side of the 18-yard box in the 71st minute.
Key Performer – Deepak Tangri:
The standout performer of the match was Deepak Tangri from Mohun Bagan Super Giant. Tangri exhibited a commendable defensive shift, making vital clearances and interceptions. Contributing a crucial goal, and maintaining a stellar 94% passing accuracy. His well-rounded performance from the heart of the midfield played a pivotal role in Mohun Bagan’s comeback.
What Lies Ahead:
Mohun Bagan Super Giant will carry the momentum from this comeback victory. Into their clash against Mumbai City FC on December 20. Meanwhile, NorthEast United FC faces Bengaluru FC on December 24, seeking a resurgence after a tough defeat.
NorthEast United FC 1 (Phalguni Singh 4’) – 3 Mohun Bagan Super Giant (Deepak Tangri 14’, Jason Cummings 28’, Subhasish Bose 71’)
In summary, Mohun Bagan Super Giant’s remarkable turnaround against NorthEast United FC. Showcases the team’s character and determination, marking a pivotal moment in their ISL campaign.