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Kerala Blasters vs Mohun Bagan Super Giants: Mohan Bagan clinches 4-3 victory over Kerala Blasters FC in high-scoring ISL match

Kerala Blasters have lost 3 of their last 5 matches at home.

Mohun Bagan Super Giants registered a 4-3 win over Kerala Blasters in an Indian Super League clash on Wednesday, scoring a total of seven goals, with six of the seven goals coming in the action-packed second half. A spectacular form of football was seen at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium.

Sadiku’s brace gives Mohun Bagan Super Giants a 4-3 victory

Mohun Bagan Super Giant took the lead in the match as early as the fourth minute when Armando Sadiku produced a clinical finish to give Mohun Bagan SG the lead in the match. Sadiku’s early strike gave Blasters the chance to equalize twice but failed to find a comeback as coach Ivan Vukomanovic’s side surrendered to Mohun Bagan.

Sadiku continued to score goals for Mohun Bagan and scored two goals in the 4th minute of the first half and then in the 60th minute of the second half. Dimitrios Diamantakos also scored an important goal for the team by getting the final brace with a header in the last moments of the match.

For Mohun Bagan Super Giants, Deepak Tangri scored a goal in the 69th minute to put the team ahead in the match 3-2. The midfielder took advantage of a free header from a corner and gave a brilliant performance for the team.

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Cummings’ late strike sealed fate

On the other hand, Blasters equalized in the 55th and 63rd minutes through counter strikes from Vibin Mohanan and Dimitrios Diamantakos. Vibin Mohanan, in particular, gave the home crowd a chance to celebrate by scoring his first ISL goal after a good exchange with Rahul KP.

There were many such moments in the match, including Saksham Sadiku’s opening goal for Kerala Blasters, enabled by Pritam Kotal. The Blasters defender charged but Sadiku remained calm and fired the ball into the bottom corner of Karanjit Singh’s goal.

Although the Blasters tried their best to win, they suffered defeat, with Jason Cummings scoring on a counter-attack in the 97th minute of extra time to make the score 4–2 for Mohun Bagan. Despite a late lead, the Blasters Defeat seemed certain as the referee blew the final whistle.

Mohun Bagan Super Giants won 4-3 and secured second place in the ISL standings

In the final minutes, Diamantakos got a goal for the Blasters with a header, but the goal came too late for the team, the referee waved off the match at the last minute and Mohun Bagan Super Giants won 4–3 and won the match.

With this win, Mohun Bagan SG gained vital 3 points and are at second position, equal to Mumbai City’s points tally with 39 points from 18 matches. While Mohun Bagan has already secured their place in the playoffs, Blasters will have to wait for another chance to make it to the playoffs.

Blasters may now face an uphill battle to seal a playoff spot as they next face Jamshedpur FC, who are right below them with 21 points, while Mohun Bagan Super Giants will ensure their playoff berth with this win. Looking towards the opponent.

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