Delhi FC Ends I-League Campaign with Stunning 3-1 Win Over Champions Mohammedan Sporting Club infront of 40,000 home supporters

Delhi FC ended their I-League 2023-24 season on a high note with a spectacular 3-1 victory over the Champions, Mohammedan Sporting, at the iconic Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. The match, which was played in front of a packed crowd, saw Delhi FC deliver a stunning performance to silence the home fans and secure a memorable win. Delhi FC ends their debut season with 35 points in their bag, and also with being 5 matches unbeaten and having 4 back to back wins to end the season.

The match started with a touching display of sportsmanship from Delhi FC, as their players gave a guard of honour to the Champions while entering the pitch. However, once the game began, Delhi FC showed their aggressiveness with Alisher opening the scoring at the 7th minute. The young sensation Goyary doubled the lead at the 31st minute with a clinical finish, putting Delhi FC in a commanding position at half time.

It was 2-0 at half time and despite Mohammedan Sporting’s efforts to mount a comeback, Delhi FC continued to dominate and create numerous scoring opportunities. It was a wait of time as opportunities went begging, as Sergio Barboza, coming off the bench, sealed the victory for Delhi FC with a goal once again assisted by Bhupinder Singh who had an outstanding match overall. Sergio Barboza also made a mark as he hence bagged his 13th goal of the season.

Mohammedan Sporting managed to pull one back, but it was too little too late as Delhi FC emerged victorious with a 3-1 scoreline. The win not only ended Delhi FC’s season on a high note but also showcased their potential and quality as a team.

Calvin Abhishek, who is playing his second match of the season had been phenomenal under the sticks and delivered a world class performance making some amazing saves against one of the best attacking sides in the league along with him, another notable performance from our rising star, Akash Tirkey who had been ruling the middle of the park and troubling the Champions to have a control over the midfield line. The Under 19 star, Gwgwmsar Goyary who has already caught the eyes of the critics also scored his first goal of his I-League career, if it wouldn’t have missed his chances, he could have completed his hat-trick. The seasoned performer, Bhupinder Singh was also on spot in the right flank for the team whose service had been awesome throughout the season, has again shined for us in the last match of the season, ending the season on a high note.

With this victory, Delhi FC made a statement about their capabilities and proved that they can compete with and defeat the best teams in the league. Overall, it was a thrilling match that highlighted Delhi FC’s determination and skill, earning them a well-deserved win over the Champions Mohammedan Sporting.

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