The very definition of a smash and grab. Atletico de Kolkata's unbeaten run ended after Diego Forlan scored from Sony Norde's deflected cross in the 79th minute, as Mumbai City held firm to go top of the Indian Super League.
90+3' WHAT A SAVE! Gomes with another stunning save to deny Javi Lara's free-kick right at the end.
90+3' Jose Molina has been sent off from the ATK dugout for using abusive language to the referees.
90+2' HUGE CHEERS as Hume is brought down on the edge of the box, and ATK have a free-kick in a great position.
90' 3 minutes of added time.
90+1' Lucain Goian gets the HERO of the match award. Deservedly - the Romanian has been superb for Mumbai
90' Thiago Cunha makes his ISL debut to replace Sony Norde.
88' Jose Molina cheers his team on as they ramp up the pressure with a couple of corners, but Mumbai stand firm in defence.
85' WHAT A SAVE! Iain Hume nearly scores from a left wing cross into the far post, but Gomes blocks his effort with a great save, making himself big to deny the Canadian.
84' Ashutosh Mehta goes into the book for a foul on Iain Hume.
83' Didika comes on for Arnab Mondal.
78' He's back up. Mumbai fans breathe a sigh of relief.
77' Worrying scenes for Mumbai as Sony Norde as he is down with an injury.
76' Mumbai have gone to two banks of four deep in their own half, as ATK up the pressure. The visitors seem to have tired greatly in the last few minutes. Gomes gets a talking to from the referee for taking a free-kick in the wrong location.
73' My word. Sony Norde with the most blatant of dives after dribbling past a couple of challenges. Needless, that.
71' WHAT A STRIKE! The ball ricochets to a free Iain Hume on the edge of the box, and he lashes the ball across goal with his left foot, but Gomes makes the save and Cardozo hacks the rebound clear.
68' SHOT! Doutie collects a diagonal pass on the right wing and has a chance to shoot from a good angle, but his effort is erratic and goes wide.
65' Cardozo comes on to replace an injured Cafu.
62' What a run! Prabir Das runs into the box and sends in a cross, but Vieira clears for a corner. From the setpiece, an unmarked Doutie heads the ball towards goal, but Sehnaj blocks with his chest and then clears, with the referee ignoring calls of handball.
59' WHAT A CHANCE! Norde with a stunning chipped ball into the box almost finds Vadocz on the run into the box, but Debjit charges out to collect the ball. As ATK counter, Doutie is inches away from shooting a looping ball at goal, but Gomes denies him too. End-to-end football.
56' A couple of sloppy passes in midfield as the game has quietened down in the last few minutes.
54' SHOT! Sony Norde dribbles past a couple of challenges on the edge of the box after great play by Vadocz, but the Haitian's low drive goes narrowly wide of the goal.
51' Khongjee miscontrols the ball and tackles to deny Doutie, but the referee blows for a foul. Surprising that.
49' OH NO! A corner from Doutie is cleared out to Bityananda in acres of space on the edge of the box, but the youngster misconnects and Gomes collects the ball with ease. Moments later, the winger threatens yet again - he's made a good impact after coming on.
47' CHANCE! Iain Hume is inches away from connecting with a cross from the left from 18 year old Bityananda. That could have been the opener!
46' PEEP PEEP PEEP! Mumbai get us underway in the second half!
Bityananda Singh has come on to replace Ruidas
Henry notes that ATK's home support will be crucial in them having a chance to win the game.
Thierry Henry lauds the reception he has got in India in a half-time interview, although he wants a goal in this game! He also notes that Freddie Ljungberg and Robert Pires spoke highly about the competitiveness of the ISL!
45+1' OFFSIDE! Sony Norde with a great chance to run clear after Goian sends him through after a great run up the field, but he's narrowly offside.
45' 1 minute of added time
43' It's all gone rather sloppy in the middle as both sides tire after an enthralling first half
39' GREAT DEFENDING! Goian slides in to deny Hume from sending Doutie clear into the box.
36' DEBJIT SAVE A CERTAIN GOAL YET AGAIN! Forlan sends in a stunning cross from the right wing and the ball loops up in the box with Sony Norde lurking. The Haitian has his foot at head-height in the air and crashes into Debjit who palms the ball away! BRAVE KEEPING and the ATK keeper gets back up after some treatment.
35' Ruidas goes into the book for a late tackle on Sehnaj Singh
33' WHAT A SAVE FROM DEBJIT MAJUMDER! Sena Ralte's cross is poorly cleared out by the ATK defence to Sony Norde in the box, and the Mumbai forward hammers a shot aimed at the top corner, only for Debjit's hand to deny him! Best moment of the game for Mumbai!
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