Iain Hume scored twice as Atletico de Kolkata defeated Mumbai City FC 3-2 in the first leg of their ISL semifinal encounter. Follow live score and live commentary of Atletico de Kolkata vs Mumbai City FC here. (LIVE COMMENTARY)
Mumbai City FC enjoyed a great run of form in the league stage and they were able to top the table with 23 points from 14 matches. On the other hand, Atletico de Kolkata were finished the league stage in fourth position with just 4 wins from their 14 matches.
20:53 hrs IST: It’s all over! Atletico de Kolkata defeat Mumbai City FC in the first leg of their ISL semifinal tie!
20:44 hrs IST: 5 minutes left. Atletico de Kolkata lead 3-2!
20:38 hrs IST: Joffre finds the back of the net for Atletico de Kolkata, but is denied due to the offside flag.
20:35 hrs IST: Huge blow for Mumbai City FC as striker Diego Forlan is sent off for a rash tackle.
20:33 hrs IST: Both teams have 5 shots on goal each and the battle for supremacy continues.
20:30 hrs IST: The second half has been quiet till now with both teams playing quite cautiously.
20:22 hrs IST: Defederico is introduced for Mumbai City FC in the 63rd minute.
20:19 hrs IST: 60 minutes gone. Atletico de Kolkata are leading 3-2 against Mumbai City FC.
20:16 hrs IST: A good header from Iain Hume, but an equally good save from Mumbai City FC keeper Amrinder Singh.
20:12 hrs IST: Yellow card for Mumbai City FC striker Diego Forlan!
20:10 hrs IST: A positive start for Mumbai City FC, but they were unable to create a good goalscoring chance.
20:06 hrs IST: The second half is about to begin. Will it be as crazy as the first half?
20:04 hrs IST: Meanwhile in La Liga, FC Barcelona produced a brilliant performance to register a 3-0 win over Osasuna.
19:57 hrs IST:
19:50 hrs IST: GOAL! Iain Hume scores from the spot as Atletico de Kolkata lead 3-2 at half-time!
19:47 hrs IST: Penalty for Atletico de Kolkata!
19:41 hrs IST: Iain Hume joins the party as he scores his sixth goal of the tournament. This match is turning out to be a blockbuster!
19:39 hrs IST: GOAL! Iain Hume scores as Atletico de Kolkata makes it 2-2 in the 39th minute!
19:35 hrs IST: 35 minutes gone. Mumbai City FC lead 2-1 against Atletico de Kolkata.
19:34 hrs IST: Iain Hume has not shown much movement in the game till now and it seems that the ATK players are not being able to provide the ball to their Canadian striker.
19:31 hrs IST: Yellow card for Mumbai City FC player for Sena Ralte.
19:27 hrs IST: The Atletico de Kolkata defence is looking quite shaky at the moment and it seems that they are going to miss the presence of Arnab Mondal.
19:24 hrs IST: First yellow card of the match as Atletico de Kolkata goalscorer Didika is booked.
19:22 hrs IST: Gerson Viera gets on the end of a Diego Forlan freekick to make it 2-1 to Mumbai City FC.
19:19 hrs IST: Another Forlan free-kick! Another goal! Mumbai FC lead 2-1.
19:18 hrs IST: It has been an exciting 18 minutes of play till now as both teams have shown their attacking prowess.
19:14 hrs IST: Leo Costa was able to connect with a Diego Forlan free-kick and the header found the back of the net to make the score 1-1.
19:11 hrs IST: GOAL! Mumbai City FC equalizes!
19:09 hrs IST: It has been a timid start for Mumbai City FC who were the toppers at the end of the ISL league stage.
19:06 hrs IST: A deflected shot from Lalrindika Ralte was able to beat the Mumbai City FC goalkeeper Amrinder Singh as the hosts take an early lead.
19:03 hrs IST: GOAL! Atletico de Kolkata scores in the third minute of the match!
19:00 hrs IST: KICKOFF! The match is underway!
18:55 hrs IST:
18:50 hrs IST: Sony Norde will be starting the game from the bench for Mumbai City FC.
18:47 hrs IST: Atletico de Kolkata will be missing the services of defender Arnab Mondal who picked up an injury on Friday.
18:45 hrs IST:
Atletico de Kolkata will be playing in the semifinal stage of the Indian Super League for the third consecutive seasons, while this will be the first appearance for Alexandre Guimaraes’ Mumbai City FC.
The semifinal tie will also pit two of the most consistent strikers of this year’s Indian Super League as Mumbai City FC’s Diego Forlan (5 goals) and Atletico de Kolkata’s Iain Hume (5 goals) will both be looking to guide their teams to the final.