ISL 2021 Final MCFC vs ATKMB: Mumbai City FC beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1, won first title
In the title match played at Goa's Madgaon, Mumbai City FC defeated ATK Mohun Bagan 2–1 to clinch the title of the Indian Super League (ISL) this season. They not only defeated the 3-time champion in all departments of the game, but also won it against for the third consecutive time in the tournament.
David Williams break the deadlock in the 18th minute. Golden Boot Winner Roy Krishna provided the assist. Soon after the goal, Mumbai City started to attack more and they got the equalizer in 29th minute with the long ball from Ahmad Jahouh was headed towards the goal as an own goal by Tiri. Both teams were 1-1 at the half time.
The second half saw both teams missing chances. Hugo Boumous missed a golden chance in front of goal. ATK Mohun Bagan was denied a goal by match officials on offside call. The Golden Goal came in the 90th minute by Indian sensation of the season and the only hattrick scorer Bipin Singh. Ogbeche kept his cool in the penalty area and provided the assist which eventually sealed the deal. Arindam's mistake gave Ogbeche the chance to go for goal and Bipin Singh fired it in the bottom right corner.
Golden Glove Winner - Arindam Bhattacharja
Golden Boot Winner - Igor Angulo
Golden Ball Winner - Roy Krishna
When did who became the champion…
2014: Atlético de Kolkata
2015: Chennaiyin FC
2016: Atlético de Kolkata
2017-18: Chennaiyan FC
2018-19: Bengaluru FC
2019-20: Atlético de Kolkata
2020-21: Mumbai City FC
Such was the journey of the semi-finals
Mumbai City FC defeated FC Goa 6-5 in the semi-finals in the penalty shootout, while Mohun Bagan defeated Northeast United FC 2–1 to enter the final.
Performance of both teams
In the entire season, both teams have won 12 matches before this while they have lost in a similar four matches. In the league matches, Mumbai team beat ATKMB in both the matches. Mumbai has also secured the place of the Asian Champions League by being at the top of the league table.
Successful Events in Bio Bubble
The seventh season of the ISL began on 20 November 2020 and was held for nearly four months. During this, 115 matches were played between 11 clubs. The entire season was played without any audience in the Bio Secure bubble in Goa.