Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0


AFC Champions League 2022: Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 – Mumbai City go down 0-3 against Al-Shabab in their opening Group B game in the 2022 AFC Champions League at the Prince Faisal Bin Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Friday. A double from Ever Banega (36′ pen, 69′) was complimented by substitute Turki Al Ammar (78′) as Marius-Ninel Sumudica’s men registered a clean sheet. Follow AFC Champions League Updates on InsideSport.IN

AFC Champions League 2022: Ever Banega scores a brace, Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0 in AFC Champions League opener: check Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 HIGHLIGHTS

Al Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0: Next up for the Islanders is the continuation of the AFC Champions League group stages as Mumbai City FC will lock horns with Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya on the 11th of April and Al-Shabab will gear up against Al Jazira.

AFC Champions League 2022: Ever Banega scores a brace as Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0

Mumbai City FC lost 3-0 to AL Shabab to start their first AFC Champions League campaign at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium to slowly start their continental aspirations.
Ever Banega (34’,69’) and Al Ammar (77’) sealed the victory in the Saudi Arabian sides’ favour.

Al Shabab had an early chance in the game to score in the 2nd minute, but Phurba Lachenpa expertly saved the shot. Just minutes later, Bipin Singh had the first opportunity for MCFC, but his shot went wide of the target.

AFC Champions League 2022: Ever Banega scores a brace, Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0 in AFC Champions League opener: check Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 HIGHLIGHTS
AFC Champions League 2022: Ever Banega scores a brace, Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0 in AFC Champions League opener: check Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 HIGHLIGHTS

Vikram Singh brilliantly dribbled the ball into the Al Shabab box, but he failed to find his teammates with the subsequent pass.  The Islanders maintained pressure early in the first half. Both sides created chances after tidy pieces of play but neither team finished off those chances.

AFC Champions League 2022: Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0 in AFC Champions League opener

Ahmed Sharahli found himself at the end of a beautiful pass and the goal was wide open, but he shot the ball over the crossbar. In the 34th minute, Paulinho was brought down by Lachenpa on the edge of the penalty box and conceded a penalty. It was converted by Ever Banega to give his side the lead.

AFC Champions League 2022: Ever Banega scores a brace, Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0 in AFC Champions League opener: check Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 HIGHLIGHTS
AFC Champions League 2022: Ever Banega scores a brace, Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0 in AFC Champions League opener: check Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 HIGHLIGHTS

Al Shabab had two chances to kickstart the second half, but Lachenpa and Mehtab Singh denied Marius Sumudica‘s side from doubling their advantage. Ever Banega got his second goal of the game in the 69th minute of the game after some great build-up play by the entire Al Shabab outfit.

AFC Champions League 2022: Ever Banega scores a brace, Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0 in AFC Champions League opener: check Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 HIGHLIGHTS
AFC Champions League 2022: Ever Banega scores a brace, Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0 in AFC Champions League opener: check Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 HIGHLIGHTS

As the time progressed, Des Buckingham’s side failed to create any clear chances. They were made to pay for these missed chances in the 78th minute, when Al Ammar scored the third goal of the game and sealed the victory in Al Shabab’s favour.

AFC Champions League 2022: Ever Banega scores a brace, Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City 3-0 in AFC Champions League opener: check Al-Shabab beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 HIGHLIGHTS





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