Mohun Bagan came from behind and beat Southern Samity 2-1 in a nail biting encounter at Yuva Bharati Stadium today. Chiddi and Ashim Biswas scored for the Mariners whereas Edmilson scored for the Southern Samity.
Mohun Bagan reaches the final of IFA Shield today by beating Southern Samity 2-1. Mohun Bagan started in 4-4-2 combination with Chiddi and Ashim in the forwad line. Edmilson converted a direct free kick from the edge of the penalty box in 9th minute of the match. The goal came against the flow of the match. It was a much needed wake up call for the Mariners. They came back into the match and Chiddi’s header from a corner makes it 1-1. After this it was Mohun Bagan all the way. But they had to wait till 80th minute when Ashim got a loose ball as the opponent keeper made a mistake and the ace striker made no mistake to convert it.
Mohun Bagan will take on Churchill Brothers in the final on Thursday, 31st Match, 2011.