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AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan Super Giant vs Maziya Highlights | Cummings scores a brace to help the Mariners beat Maziya by 2-1

Cummings scored a brace as the Mariners defeated Maziya by 2-1 in the second Group D clash of the AFC Cup at the Salt Lake Stadium.

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Mohun Bagan Super Giant clinched a 2-1 win in their second game of the AFC Cup 2023-24 group stages against Maziya S&RC at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata. The Mariners got the lead in the 28th minute, after an impressive goal from Jason Cummings. MBSG had a big opportunity to double their lead in the 40th minute, but Cummings and Dimitri Petratos made a huge mistake in the penalty attempt. They failed to replicate the Lionel Messi-Luis Suaurez 'pass penalty' attempt. Wada scored a brilliant equalizer in the 45th minute to bring Maziya back into the game. Jason Cummings then came up with a 92nd-minute winner to help his side get a thrilling win.

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Match Details

  • Date: 2nd October 2023 (Monday)
  • Venue: Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata
  • Time: 7:30 P.M (IST)
  • Live Streaming: Sports18 Channel (TV), Fancode, and JioTV

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan vs Maziya lineups

  • Mohun Bagan XI: Kaith(GK); Asish, Hector, Hamill, Anwar; Petratos, Glan, Boumous; Sadiku, Cummings, Colaco
  • Maziya XI: Shareef(GK); Shifaz, Ancic, Jocic; Wada, Elbezawy, Junaid, Aisham; Naiz, Hamzath, Ahmed

Mohun Bagan Super Giant head coach Juan Ferrando:

"The most important thing is to think about our own performances and mental state. We have a lot of matches in a short span and all are crucial for us. We must focus on ourselves, be ready and comfortable on the field, and create spaces to make the attacks effective."

"They (Maziya S&RC) have a good set of players and we need to make our attacks count. We are playing at home, and we only have six matches in the group stages. The home matches in the group stages are like a final and we must take more points here."

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan vs Maziya - Live Blog

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | Kick Off | 1'

The Group D clash between Mohun Bagan Super Giant and Maziya is underway at the Salt Lake Stadium.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 2'

The Mariners are on the attack right from the starting whistle.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 6'

Elbezawy tries to cross from the left flank but cannot connect with the ball properly.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 10'

Glan does well to spot Sadiku's run and finds him with an accurate through ball. His pass went out of play and it looked like a Mariners corner but the referee pointed for a goal-kick.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 13'

Petratos provides a pass to Cummings. The ball takes a deflection off a Maziya player and goes out for a goal kick.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 19'

Colaco goes all the way inside the box. He goes for a cutback once he reaches the goalline but the ball is cut out for a corner. 

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 23'

Hamza cuts in and shoots at goal but Kaith is alert enough to get a hand to it. That was a good effort from the Maziya captain.

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 28' | Goallll for MBSG

Hugo Boumous passed the ball to Cummings on the run. Cummings does well to keep the ball under pressure and take a shot from the edge of the Maziya box. The shot beats Shareef, hits the woodwork, and ends up in the back of the net.

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Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 35'

The Mohun Bagan defence switched off for a moment. Kaith does well to guard his near-post and deny the equaliser.

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 39' | Penalty to Mohun Bagan

Armando Sadiku is brought down inside the box by Jocic. It seemed like a nudge but the referee points to the spot. Maziya players protest but the referee sticks to his decision.

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 41' | Cummings trick didn't go as well as he intended

Cummings tries a cheeky move by trying to pass the ball for Petratos. Antic was way ahead of Petratos and he got to the ball before the Australian and cleared the danger.

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 45' | Equalizer for Maziya

Wada gets the ball at the edge of the Mohun Bagan area. He goes for a shot at goal and makes an excellent connection as the ball flies to the top corner. Kaith dived at full stretch but could not get a hand.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 45'

Two minutes were added at the end of the first half.

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan (1) vs Maziya (1) | Half-time

A goal each by Cummings and Wada keeps the scores level between Mohun Bagan Super Giant and Maziya at the break

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan (1) vs Maziya (1) | Second Half Kick Off

The second half between Mohun Bagan Super Giant and Maziya S&RC kicks off at the Salt Lake Stadium.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 50'

MBSG keeping the ball. They have to gain the momentum once again.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 50'

Regan makes a huge mistake with a sloppy pass at the back. Petratos climbed on the loose ball and pulled off a shot, but Shareef made a solid save to deny him. The rebound falls to Cummings, who shoots on target, but Shareef makes another save to keep the scores level.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 55' | Substitution for Maziya

 sub: IN- Fasir OUT- Raif

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 61'

Hector Yuste sees a yellow card.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 63' | Substitution for Maziya

IN- Nazeem Iruffan OUT- Hamza, Wada

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 64' | Substitution for MBSG

IN- Sahal, Subhasish OUT- Petratos, Anwar

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 70'

Colaco provides a pass to Cummings but the latter lays off the ball to Sadiku. Antic slides in to concede the corner.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 75'

Brendan Hamill sees the yellow card.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 82' | Substitution for Maziya

IN- Haishan OUT- Naiz

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 87'

It has been all Mohun Bagan in the second half.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 90' | Additional minutes

Seven minutes were added at the end of the second half.

Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 90+1'

Nazeem sees a yellow card.

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 90+2' | 2nd Goallll for MBSG

Cummings scores his second goal of the match. Sahal shows his class by providing an excellent pass to Cummings. He made a good run inside the box. He nutmegs Shareef to put the ball inside the net.

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Mohun Bagan vs Maziya | 90+7'

Sahal sees a yellow card late in the match but he is not happy with the decision.

AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan (2) vs Maziya (1) | Full Time

Cummings scored a late winner as Mohun Bagan defeated Maziya by a 2-1 scoreline in their 2nd fixture of the AFC Cup at the Salt Lake Stadium.

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