Mohun Bagan’s woes continue, lose 2-5 to Maziya in AFC Cup

Mohun Bagan’s woes continue, lose 2-5 to Maziya in AFC Cup

Mohun Bagan, who missed out on I-League title, now have just three points from four matches. After narrowly missing out on the I- League title recently, Mohun Bagan now find themselves on the verge of elimination in the AFC Cup following a shock 2-5 defeat against Maziya Sports and Recreation Club of Maldives. The crowd at Male’s National Stadium were treated to a spectacle in the Group E match as Maziya raced opened up early lead through goals from Yasfaadh Habeeb and Mohamed Umair . When Alexsander Rakic added a third from a narrow angle just before the half-time, the game appeared over as a contest. Straight after the restart, Mohun Bagan, who needed a win to stay afloat in the tournament, pulled a goal back through Kingshuk Debnath . However, they quickly fell further behind as Abdulla Asadhulla struck from the penalty spot before Rakic added a second. Jeje Lalpekhlua added a consolation from the spot in the 78th minute, but could not prevent Maziya earning a win which puts them in a commanding position to claim a top two spot in Group E. Mohun Bagan, who missed out on I-League title by a whisker to Aizawl FC, now have just three points from f…