AFC Cup qualifier | ATK MB prevails over Hyderabad FC in a penalty shootout

Within the remaining act of the season for Indian soccer, there was loads of drama.

On the finish of all of it, ATK Mohun Bagan obtained the higher of Hyderabad FC by way of penalty shootout and certified for the preliminary stage of the AFC Cup. The playoff completed in a 1-1 draw right here on Wednesday.

Each targets got here in regular time. Earlier than the additional time obtained underway, Hyderabad’s coach Manalo Marquez was given a crimson card. So he needed to watch the remainder of what was his final match with the membership from the stands.

And his gamers failed to offer an ideal parting reward to him, as they made a large number of the penalty kicks. They missed three and will convert just one. As for ATK MB, it was the crew’s third win of the season in a shootout.

It was Hyderabad that seemed extra prone to rating, because it pressed ahead, created probabilities and shot in direction of the ATK MB objective at common intervals. However, it was the Kolkatan aspect that scored first, a lot towards the run of play.

From the appropriate flank, Hugo Boumous reduce into the field and gave a effective go to Dimitrios Petratos, who slammed the ball into the again of the web. However, shortly earlier than the interval, Hyderabad equalised via Joel Chianese, who pushed the help from Borja Gonzalez, from contained in the field, gently into the underside nook of the put up.

The end result: ATK Mohun Bagan 1 (Dimitrios Petratos 20) drew with Hyderabad FC 1 (Joel Chianese 44). ATK MB received 3-1 on penalties.

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