I-League leaders Mohun Bagan took just the first 23 minutes of Sunday’s clash with TRAU. FC, at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Imphal, to dispatch TRAU FC 3-1.
Mohun Bagan are the I-League’s most consistent and in form team as they have raked in 7 wins on the trot and are unbeaten in 12 games with just a single draw, a 1-1 scoreline against Punjab on the 14th of January.
In fact, the last time Mohun Bagan lost was a 4-2 loss to Churchill Brothers in a round 2 game played at the Kalyan Stadium on the 8th of December 2019.
TRAU FC are winless in their last 6 games with 4 losses, and 2 draws with their last win coming in a 2-1 against Aizawl on the 25th of January.
Mohun Bagan took the game by the scruff of the neck as Spanish defender Francisco Gonzalez scored a 14th-minute penalty.
A few minutes later, fellow Spaniard Joseba Beitia scored 8 minutes later from a Suhair assist.
A minute later, Senegal forward Baba made the score 3 to the good with his 8th goal in 7 games as Mohun Bagan became more comfortable.
TRAU FC pulled one back through Gerard Williams assisted by Joseph Olaleye eleven minutes later as the first half ended with a 3-1 scoreline.
The second half was silent in terms of goals after the first half had seen 4 Goals in total, but there was drama as Komron Tursunov got sent off after a second bookable offence in the 70th minute.
Mohun Bagan leads the I-league table with a 13-point gap ahead of second-placed Punjab with 33 goals scored and 12 conceded.
TRAU FC are 9th on the log with Sixteen points from 15 points with 15 goals scored and 27 conceded.
Written by: Daniel Ademiju Idowu