ATK undergo second successive defeat



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04 Oct 2018, 22:21 IST

Kolkata, Oct 4 (PTI) Northeast United FC defeated former champions ATK by a solitary aim in an Indian Tremendous League soccer fixture on the Saltlake Stadium Thursday.

The house facet, who kicked off the fifth ISL season with a 0-2 loss to Kerala Blasters, had been decreased to 10 gamers within the 32nd minute when Sena Ralte was despatched off for a sloppy problem.

The guests discovered the winner by means of Rowllin Borges from a 89th minute nook by Federico Gallego.

It was the Highlanders’ first win in opposition to the Kolkata franchise from 5 matches because the win took the Eelco Schattorie-coached facet to the highest of the desk with 4 factors from two matches.

ATK nonetheless struggled to get off the blocks they usually stay on the backside of the 10 group standings.

NEUFC had final crushed ATK manner again in October within the 2016 season.

ATK had a superb likelihood within the 52nd minute in opposition to the run of play when Noussair floated in his free kick from the left facet however Everton Santos flicked it on in the direction of the far publish together with his head.

Captain Manuel Lanzarote received a foot on the ball however TP Rehenesh thwarted the trouble.

The guests began the brighter of the 2 sides with a sweeping transfer down the left leading to Federico Gallego discovering some house for a shot however Gerson Vieira was available to shut down the hazard.

The hosts’ first actual attacking risk got here after some good work by Balwant Singh down the left flank. The India ahead set the ball up for Lanzarote however the Spaniard’s snapshot was a way off beam.

Taking part in with the numerical benefit, the Guwahati franchise practically struck within the dying minutes of the primary half with Bartholomew Ogbeche and Gallego combining properly to launch Tlang down the left.

The winger’s low cross throughout the face of aim discovered Ogbeche’s run however defender John Johnson received a foot to disclaim the Nigerian


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