Lone goal of Edeh Chidi from penalty in 36th minute of the match brought three points for the mariners against Customs in a Sahara CFL match at Mohun Bagan Ground. This was expected a huge margin victory for Mariners against foreigner less Customs club, but wastage of a lot of easy chances made the match look close one. But it was one way traffic once again at Mohun Bagan Ground, which was dominated by Bagan.
Within 20th minutes of the match Tomba Singh and Edeh Chidi missed a couple of chances to score goals. In the 36th minutes of the match Mohun Bagan was awarded a penalty because Snehasis was trapped down by Customs defender Umesh Beshara and he was booked as well. Chiddi scored from the penalty and bring the lead for his team. This was the only goal in the match. Earlier Tomba netted a ball but referee judged it offside.
After the lemon break Bagan boys were looking to stretch the lead for the team but miss chances could not help them to do that. In the 73rd and 82nd minute Chiddi and Tomba respectively missed the golden chances to score the goal. Branco the substitute for Snehasis also wasted the opportunity in the 87th minute. It was an exhibition of wastage of chances. Mohun Bagan defender Sagram Mandi was judged as Man of the match because he played an important role in the mariners defence. Japanese recruit of Bagan Sueoka also played well and he was tested as a striker but he should be played in midfield position. That can make difference to the team.Mohun Bagan will play their next match against Peerless on Wednesday, December 9 at Mohun Bagan ground.
Mohun Bagan : Shilton, Sagram , Biswajit, Tomba, Lalramluaha (Subho Kumar), Souvick , Zenith, Azim, Snehashis (Branco), Chidi, Sueoka