Mohun Bagan thrash Kalighat 4-1

Defending champions Mohun Bagan came back to winning ways in style thrashing Kalighat MS 4-1 after being one goal down in a Calcutta Football League Premier Division match at their home ground here on Wednesday.

Kolkata: Defending champions Mohun Bagan came
back to winning ways in style thrashing Kalighat MS 4-1 after
being one goal down in a Calcutta Football League Premier
Division match at their home ground here on Wednesday.

Kalighat MS drew first blood through Bapi Das in the 43rd
minute.

Riding on Manish Mathani`s equaliser in the 54th minute,
Mohun Bagan fought back with a bang with Edeh Chidi`s brace
(68th and 86th) and Muritala Ali`s strike in the 78th minute.

Having lost to Aryan in their last match, Mohun Bagan
started out on a cautious note and the pressure was clearly
visible with Kalighat taking the lead in the first-half.

A surging Das fired in the lead after Bagan custodian
Sangram Mukherjee failed to collect the ball as the home
defence came a cropper.

Mathani brought in the equaliser from a Snehashish
Chakraborty corner, an effort that earned him the Man of the
match award.

Chidi helped Bagan snatch the lead, while Muritala added
one more to give the hosts a commanding 3-1 lead.

Four minutes before the final whistle, Chidi fired in his
second to complete the rout.

Mohun Bagan now have six points from two wins and one
loss, while Kalighat remained on eight points from six
matches.

PTI

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