Fatorda Stadium hosted the 37th match of the Indian Super League, pitting Northeast United FC against ATK Mohun Bagan FC. The match ended 2-3 in favor of ATK Mohun Bagan. It was a bright start for Juan Ferrando who took over the reins at ATK for the first time after the untimely resignation of Habas.
Meanwhile, Northeast United failed to build on their victory from their last match after falling short at the end of the 90 minutes. The Highlanders now rank 9th on the league table and have managed to garner only 7 points from 8 encounters.
Meanwhile, ATK Mohun Bagan got their campaign back on track under new manager. They now lie 5th in the league table and are joint on points with 3rd-placed Hyderabad FC.
NorthEast United FC: Player Ratings
Coach: Khalid Jamil
Goalkeeper: M. Michu (4.5/10)
Defenders: P. Lakra (6/10), Hernan Santana (5.5/10), P. Flottmann (5.5/10), G. Kumar (6/10)
Midfielders: Imran Khan (7.5/10), M. Coureur (6/10), K. Camara (6.5/10)
Forwards: V. P. Suhair (7/10), Lalkhawpuimawia (6/10), Rochharzela (6/10)
Substitutes: Ralte (6/10), Thangalakath (7/10), Zoerlina (6/10), T. Singh (6.5/10), P. Gogi (6/10)
ATK Mohun Bagan: Player Ratings
Coach: Juan Ferrando
Goalkeeper: A. Singh (6/10)
Defenders: P. Kotal (6/10), S. Bose (8/10), A. Mehta (5.5/10), Tiri (6.5/10)
Midfielders: L. Colaco (8.5/10), Tangri (7/10), M. Singh (8/10), H. Boumous (9.5/10), C. McHugh (7.5/10)
Forwards: R. Krishna (8.5/10)
Substitutes: D. Williams (6/10), J. Kauko (7.5/10), M. Soosairraj (6.5/10), L. Rodrigues (6/10)
Player of the Match:
H. Boumous’ brace set the tone for ATK’s maiden victory under Ferrando. The French attacking midfielder has chipped in with 5 goals this campaign and has taken the load off Roy Krishna. The versatile 24-year-old midfielder switched the defending champions for his current club and ATK’s investment of faith is being paid off by the mid.
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