AFC Cup: Liston Colaco hat-trick seals ATK Mohun Bagan’s 4-Zero rout of Bashundhara | Soccer Information

KOLKATA: Younger India ahead Liston Colaco scored a shocking hat-trick to lend a hand ATK Mohun Bagan rout Bashundhara Kings of Bangladesh 4-Zero and stay their inter-zone semifinal hopes alive within the AFC Cup on Saturday.
In a must-win sport after their defeat to Gokulam Kerala within the Staff D opener on Wednesday, ATK Mohun Bagan’s sturdy get started was once halted by means of sturdy winds and thunder showers that still broken some portions of the Salt Lake Stadium.
The fit was once held up for with regards to one hour after 11 mins into the first-half and the Mariners returned to blow away the Bangladesh Premier League champions with Colaco’s double strike within the house of 9 mins (25th and 34th).

Colaco finished his hat-trick within the 53rd minute with an excellent left-footed first contact, whilst David Williams got here off the bench to seal a thumping win along with his 77th minute strike.

ATK Mohun Bagan now have 3 issues from two suits and face Maziya Sports activities and Game Membership on Might 24, hoping that different effects cross their strategy to seize the solitary berth to be had from team D for the AFC Cup Inter-Zone semi-finals.
A fit-again India central defender Sandesh Jhingan was once again in motion after a protracted harm layoff because the Juan Ferrando-coached aspect began off with a far sure intent after their opening spherical reversal.
Within the absence of Tiri who has been dominated out for seven months as a result of an ACL tear, Jhingan helmed ATKMB defence with Subhasish Bose and Pritam Kotal, whilst there was once little problem from their combatants.
Jhingan didn’t have a super day trip and nearly let in a target within the 83rd minute with a overlooked clearance however Bashundhara did not seize the chance.
The Bangladesh Premier League champions have been additionally unfortunate to not have scored within the 19th minute when their captain Robson’s strike got here off the publish from a free-kick.
A defensive lapse from Bashundhara gave ATK Mohun Bagan the hole target and the 23-year-old Colaco scored from a Carl McHugh’s lend a hand to open his account.
There was once no taking a look again from there on and Colaco fired in his 2nd target, this time from Joni Kauko‘s scientific go and the Goan ahead simply wanted only a tap-in to double the lead.
Colaco finished his hat-trick with Khaled Shafiei failing to transparent a very easy ball and Manvir Singh set it up from the best.
Colaco additionally had a possibility to attain a fourth however the Bashundhara defence this time stood in his manner.
Williams then confirmed excellent ball keep watch over to make it 4-Zero mins after he got here instead of Kauko.
The Mariners additionally gave a debut to Bengal’s Santosh Trophy best goal-scorer Fardin Ali Molla who got here instead of Manvir to play the remaining seven mins of the fit.

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