Mohun Bagan Super Giant and Odisha FC resulting in a hard-fought 2-2 draw. The clash, held at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata, showcased the resilience of Mohun Bagan, with Armando Sadiku’s impactful second-half performance securing two crucial goals and preserving their unbeaten streak.
However, the post-match scenario took an unexpected turn, marked by red cards issued to Mohun Bagan’s head coach Juan Ferrando and Odisha FC’s forward Diego Mauricio due to unsportsmanlike conduct. The match was laden with dramatic incidents, including a post-full-time skirmish and the issuance of several yellow cards.
|RED CARDS FULL-TIME!
|MBSG 2-2 OFC
|MBSG 2-2 OFC! SADIKU WITH THE EQUALISER!
|MBSG 1-2 OFC! SADIKU PULLS ONE BACK!
|MBSG 0-2 OFC! JAHOUH SCORES HIS SECOND!
|MBSG 0-1 OFC! JAHOUH SCORES!
|Odisha FC lineup!
|Mohun Bagan Super Giant lineups
Sadiku’s late equalizer in the 90+4th minute salvaged a valuable point for Mohun Bagan, showcasing their determination. The encounter featured standout moments, with Jahouh contributing two goals for Odisha FC, along with numerous near misses and contentious decisions.
In the aftermath, Mohun Bagan Super Giant maintains their third position with 16 points from six matches, while Odisha FC holds the fourth spot with 14 points from eight outings. The draw, coupled with the post-match drama, added an unexpected twist to what initially promised to be a captivating contest between the two teams.
The head-to-head record stands at 9 matches, with Mohun Bagan Super Giant winning five, three draws, and Odisha FC securing one victory. Looking ahead, the defending champions aim to sustain their winning streak and secure a second-place standing with a victory, while Odisha FC has the opportunity to leapfrog the Mariners with a win on the road.
The ISL 2023-24 clash kicked off at 8:00 PM IST on December 6 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (Salt Lake Stadium) in Kolkata. Viewers in India could catch the live telecast on the Sports18 1 Channel (TV) or stream it online on the JioCinema app and website.