Wednesday, April 17

Sadiku Brace Powers Mohun Bagan to Dramatic Win Over Kerala Blasters

Sadiku Brace Powers Mohun Bagan to Dramatic Win Over Kerala Blasters

The Indian Super League (ISL) witnessed a thrilling encounter on Wednesday as Mohun Bagan Super Giant edged past Kerala Blasters 4-3 at the Nehru Stadium. Albanian forward Armando Sadiku emerged as the hero for the visitors, scoring a crucial brace.

Sadiku Steals the Show with Clinical Finishing for Mohun Bagan

Despite playing a short turnaround fixture, Mohun Bagan displayed grit and determination. Sadiku opened the scoring with a clever run and finish, leaving the Blasters’ defense in disarray. He added another goal later in the match, further solidifying Bagan’s lead.

Blasters Fight Back Through Diamantakos Double

Kerala Blasters refused to surrender without a fight. Vibin Mohanan opened their account with a well-placed strike, followed by a brace from Dimitrios Diamantakos. The Greek forward’s goals, including a dramatic injury-time equalizer, kept the home crowd on the edge of their seats.

Set-Pieces Prove Decisive for Bagan

While Sadiku’s finishing was clinical, set-pieces also played a vital role in Mohun Bagan’s victory. Their two other goals came from well-worked set-play routines, showcasing their tactical efficiency.

Goalkeeping Heroics on Both Sides

The goalkeepers at both ends, Karanjit Singh for Blasters and Marko Leskovic for Bagan, made crucial saves throughout the match, especially towards the end when the tension reached a fever pitch.

This thrilling encounter keeps the ISL title race wide open. Mohun Bagan climb to the top of the table on points with Mumbai City, while Kerala Blasters remain in fifth place.

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