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‘Let the chant roar’: Fans over the moon as Mohun Bagan pip Odisha FC to reach second final in a row

‘Let the chant roar’: Fans over the moon as Mohun Bagan pip Odisha FC to reach second final in a row

Goals from Jason Cummins and Sahal Abdul Samad on either half secured the tie for the Mariners.

Mohun Bagan Super Giant on Sunday overturned a deficit against Odisha FC in the semi-final of ISL to reach the finals of the tournament. Goals from Jason Cummins and Sahal Abdul Samad in either half secured the tie for the ISL shield champions. They had lost the first leg 2-1 at the Kalinga Stadium. The Mohun Bagan fans turned up in large numbers at the Salt Lake Stadium to support the home team. After the match, the fans took to social media to express their joy.

Mohun Bagan started the match on the front foot. The Mariners knew they needed a win by a margin of two goals to qualify within the 90 minutes. Jason Cummins scored a strikers’ goal in the 22nd minute to put the Mariners ahead. Odisha FC tried hard to make a comeback into the game but the Mohun Bagan defence proved strong enough to thwart their attacks.

Mohun Bagan kept pushing for the winning goal and found it in the 93rd minute when Sahal Abdul Samad tapped in in front of the goal to reach their consecutive final in two years.

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Fans took to social media to express their joy at Mohun Bagan’s triumph. Here’s how social media reacted to the win.

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