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Durand Cup 2023 Full Match Highlights: Mumbai City score 3 goals past Mohammedan Sporting

Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Mumbai City FC Durand Cup 2023 Full Match Highlights

Indian Super League (ISL) League Shield Winners Mumbai City FC got off to a winning start in their Durand Cup 2023 campaign beating the hosts Mohammedan Sporting Club by 3-1 goals with Griffiths, Pereyra Diaz and Chhangte scoring for the visiting team.

Durand Cup 2023 Full Match Highlights: Mumbai City score 3 goals past Mohammedan Sporting

The first ever double header of the 2023 Durand Cup was played today where Rajasthan United beat Bodoland FC in a match that was interrupted by rain. Meanwhile, in the 2nd match in Kolkata, ISL club Mumbai City FC beat the I-League side Mohammedan SC.

Both the teams fielded a strong starting XI for the match with Mumbai having some young talents on the bench while Mohammedan had some promising talents start the match for the Black Panthers.

Mumbai City FC got the lead in the 12th minute of the match when Rostyn Griffiths, the Mumbai City defender, jumped the highest to head in the first goal for the Islanders of Greg Stewart's corner.

Jorge Pereyra Diaz then made it 2-0 for the Mumbai side in the 25th minute of the match when he converted a rebound after the goalkeeper saved the first attempt. 

Last season's Hero ISL player of the tournament Lallianzuala Chhangte then scored the 3rd goal of the match for Mumbai City FC when he slide in to convert a low cross from the left-wing from Bipin Singh.

Mohammedan Sporting Club managed to get one goal back before the 1st half ended as their Calcutta Football League (CFL) leading goal scorer David Lalhlansanga scored off a header.

That's how the first half ended as both the teams entered the tunnel with Mumbai City FC leading by 3-1 goals.

The 2nd half was more of a quite play from the sides. Despite both the teams creating a couple of chances, none of them were able to converted their chances and in the end, Mumbai City FC beat Mohammedan Sporting Club by 3-1 goal in both the clubs' opening match of their campaign.

With that, the first match of Group B is also done and dusted. Mumbai City FC will next take on Jamshedpur FC on the 8th of August while Mohammedan Sporting will be up against the Indian Navy team on the 11th of August. Meanwhile, watch the full match highlights of the Durand Cup 2023 match between Mohammedan SC vs Mumbai City FC below.

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