ISL 2020-21 Hyderabad FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan Live Updates: ATK Mohun Bagan are level with Hyderabad FC at 1-1 as both go for all the three points as they play each other on Monday in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 Match No.103 at the Tilak Stadium. Manvir Singh gives a fine finish to the David Williams’ through ball to equalise for ATKMB. ATK Mohun Bagan have been threatening Hyderabad FC but they have held on so far. Aridane Santana gives Hyderabad FC a 1-0 lead after comical communication and mistakes from ATKMB at the back. Chinglensana Singh brings down David Williams when he was through on goal in the fifth minute and is sent off, leaving his team to work with just 10 men for the whole of the match. ATK Mohun Bagan can seal the top of the table spot and grab that Asian Champions League spot with a win today, courtesy recent slip-ups from Mumbai City FC. For Hyderabad FC, the three points are very crucial as they are in a tight race for the playoffs with FC Goa and NorthEast United FC. Follow all the live updates of Hyderabad FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan in News18 Sports’ blog.
ATK Mohun Bagan and Hyderabad FC last played each other on December 11, which ended in a 1-1 draw. It was an upset as Hyderabad were not expected to mount a good challenge to the team. Manvir Singh had scored the match opener for ATK Mohun Bagan in the 54th minute but then Joao Victor converted a penalty in the 65th minute to level it up for Hyderabad. Both ATKMB and Hyderabad had 12 shots but Hyderabad had just one shot on target compared to seven from ATKMB.
Hyderabad coach Manuel Marquez said facing the Mariners at this stage will be an exciting challenge for his team. “We play against the strongest team in the league,” he said. “ATKMB are in the best form in the league. They have a very compact team and have very good players for the style Antonio Habas wants to play in this moment. With Lenny (Rodrigues) and Marcelinho, the team is more decisive.”
ATK Mohun Bagan coach Habas has been among the many impressed by Hyderabad’s form this season. “Hyderabad have had a good season and we have to be confident against them. They have a good balance between their attack and defense,” he said. “They have surprised everyone in the competition this season.”