Mumbai City FC won by recovering from the lag of a goal. He has defeated the Iraqi Air Force. This club is a three-time AFC Cup Chipyan.
One-time Indian Super League (ISL) winning team Mumbai City suffered a second defeat in the ongoing AFC Champions League football tournament here. Mumbai City FC suffered a 1-0 margin in their third thrilling group stage match against Al Jazeera Football Club of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh here. This is Al Jazeera’s first win in the tournament.
Mumbai City FC, who performed well in the last match, presented a tough challenge in this match as well. The extent to which both the teams competed against each other in the match can be gauged from the fact that the only goal of the match was scored in the 40th minute and that too from a penalty.
Mumbai City F C came back strongly in the second half after Al Jazeera’s dominance in the first half, putting their opponent under immense pressure, but the Indian team was unable to capitalize on the crucial opportunities, while in the meantime Emirati centre-forward Ali Mabkhout scored a penalty stroke in the 40th minute and made no mistake in converting it into a goal. With this goal, Al Jazeera took a 1–0 lead in the match, which lasted until the end and Al Jazeera was declared victorious.
It is noteworthy that Mumbai City FC achieved the record of becoming the first Indian football club to win an AFC team AFC Champions League match by defeating Air Force Club of Iraq 2-1 in their previous match on Monday. Currently, Mumbai City FC are at the bottom fourth of Group B with three points from three matches with one win and two losses.
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