Mumbai: Defending champions Bengaluru FC (BFC) suffered yet one more setback to their aspirations of retaining the I-League crown as they have been held to a Zero-Zero draw by Mumbai FC on the Cooperage floor right here on Saturday.
Bengaluru, presently fourth on the desk, at the moment are and not using a win in six video games, having garnered 13 factors from 9 outings.
They’re eight factors adrift of desk toppers East Bengal who’ve 21 of their kitty having performed 9 video games. Mumbai, however, have eight factors from 10 matches.
The result’s Bengaluru's fourth straight draw within the league whereas Mumbai have now gone eight video games and not using a win.
There have been possibilities galore at each ends of the pitch however poor ending price each groups because the honours have been shared on the finish of 90 minutes.
Within the first half, the guests got here shut on a lot of events with Udanta Singh on the forefront on two counts.
Within the 17th minute, the pacy ahead's arial try from the left wing missed the goal by a whisker.
Eight minutes later, Udanta was concerned a superb counter-attack when he mixed with Alwyn George operating down the park with panache. Fortunately for the hosts, their goalkeeper Laxmikant Kattimani cleared the hazard.
For Mumbai, Brazilian Anderson da Silva was correct along with his free-kicks however failed to complete effectively.
Publish the breather, Alex Willian and former Bengaluru FC midfielder Thoi Singh mixed effectively however the latter didn’t hold his strike on course.