ATK Mohun Bagan got to be the first Indian group in 3 years. Also, to reach the inter-zonal semi-finals of the continental competition. As they topped Group D with 7 points from 3 matches.
ATK Mohun Bagan reached the knockout stages. For the AFC Cup, 2021 following a 1-1 draw. Against Bangladesh champions Bashundhara Lords in a Group D match. It is in the Maldives on Tuesday. ATK Mohun Bagan is on top of the gather with 7 focuses. In the 3 matches, 6 more than Bengaluru FC who are placed 3rd within the gather.
ATK Mohun Bagan made the inter-zonal semi-final. In the second level of continental competition as South Asian Zone champions.
Brazilian midfielder Jonathan Fernandes put the Bangladesh side ahead in the first half. However, Bashundhara was down to 10 men at the stroke of half-time. After Sushanto Tripura was sent off.
Facilitate by a Liston Colaco cross. Australian forward David Williams scored the equalizer to make the Bagan team toppers. Also, with seven points as the Kings finished second with five points.
ATKMB will play the champs of Uzbekistan’s Nasaf and Turkmenistan’s Ahal on September 22. The first time since 2018 that an Indian group has made the zonal semi-finals.
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ATKMB required a win or a draw. Against Bashundhara to go through whereas the Bangladeshi furnish required a win.
Bagan battled at the start. Against the pressing game of a decided Rulers. The last-mentioned picked up control of the match. It is when Fernandes struck one from the edge of the box given. The match goalkeeper Amrinder Singh has no chance.
Both groups had a couple of chances within the first quarter. Searching for an equalizer in their journey to avoid the end. Bagan found one after the alters of closes. Also, when the Lords showed up to be on the protection with a man down.