Mumbai Marines FC salvage a point in a 2-2 draw

Mumbai Marines FC had to be content with a point after a 2-2 draw against Veniza Virar FC in their MFA Super League match held on Monday, 3rd October 2022.

MUMBAI, October 5: A resurgent Mumbai Marines FC side was up for it as they looked to bounce back from a 1-0 defeat last. Having a fiery start, they converted a setpiece in the sixth minute of the first half as Mehul Ghadge headed home from a corner.  

Despite having the lead 1-0 midway through the first half, Mumbai Marines had a shaky 20 minutes towards the end of the first half. Veniza Virar FC equalized in the 24th minute through Mayur Waghela and Aditya Andhale put Veniza Virar FC in front on the stroke of halftime to make it 2-1. 

Mumbai Marines FC needed a strong second half to overturn this 2-1 deficit. In stepped their talisman, Abbubaker Khan who made no mistake equalizing from the penalty spot in the 53rd minute.  

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With the majority of the second half still to go, both teams could not find the back of the net one more time which could seal all three points for them. Mumbai Marines FC made a fiery start to the first half but found themselves a goal down at the break. Having once again scored early in the second half, a winning goal just did not arrive.  

That was it from Mumbai Marines FC’s first match in October as they share a point with Veniza Virar FC. Having played three matches so far, they have registered one win, one loss, and one draw, a total of four out of the available nine points.

In their next MFA Super League match, Mumbai Marines are up against Skorost FC on 11th October, Tuesday with the kickoff time being 2 pm.

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  • Sarath

    How often do you see a doctor-cum-journalist? Sports took me from hospitals to stadiums.

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