Durand Cup : Bengaluru FC and their star captain Sunil Chhetri clinched their maiden Indian Oil Durand Cup title by defeating Mumbai City FC 2-1 in the final at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) here on Sunday. In this fork match, till the end, the Bangalore team did not give up and due to this they got their first title. On the other hand, Mumbai’s team lost this match by just one goal.
Amazing of Bangalore FC
Siva Sakthi and Brazilian Alan Costa scored for the winners Bangalore FC (BFC), while Apuia got the only goal for Mumbai City FC (MCFC), which turned out to be a good football match. Mumbai got a free-kick in the very first minute of the game, but The Blues took an early lead in the 10th minute of the game with Shiva Shakti’s fifth tournament goal.
Mumbai missed easy chances
After Chhangte had a first chance for the Islanders in the 17th minute, they equalized at the half-hour mark when Sandesh Jhingan delivered a free-kick into a dangerous zone. But he failed to score. The Blues almost went ahead in the 38th minute when Roy Krishna’s attempt at Roshan Singh’s corner was thwarted by Chhangte.
One goal each in the second half
In the second half also, the teams showed tremendous game, both the teams got many chances, but they did not get success in scoring. Although Bengaluru and Mumbai managed to score a goal each after a brief delay, Bengaluru FC managed to clinch the title for the first time after beating Mumbai 2-1. In this match of Kante, the teams kept fighting till the last minute, but the title went to the team of Bangalore.