Atletico De Kolkata Enter Finals of Indian Super League
Atletico de Kolkata enter the final of Indian Super League (ISL) 2016 after holding Mumbai City FC to a goalless draw in the second leg of their semifinal. ATK had won the first leg encounter between the two teams 3-2 on December 10 and will now meet the winners of the second semi-final between Kerala Blasters and Delhi Dynamos in the summit clash at Kochi on December 18.
The hosts will also miss the services of their marquee player Diego Forlan who was sent off in Kolkata due to two bookable offences.ATK suffered a major blow in the first half when midfielder Robert Lalthlamuana was sent off in the 43rd minute following a double-booking, reducing the Kolkota side down to ten men.
The home side were on fire from the very first moment of the match as they were pulling the momentum of the game. They were the most productive side on the pitch but failed to find the back of the net. Away side was defensively stable as they knocked out most potential threat towards goal.