Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) has finally clawed back to winning ways in the sixth match of Indian Super League 2019. The two-time ISL champions ATK have once again shown their caliber to all the Indian football fans as they registered a massive 5-0 win over strong opponents Hyderabad FC on Friday night at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium. With this remarkable win, ATK has also bagged its first biggest victory of the ongoing season against Hyderabad. The credit of the hosting team’s absolute win goes to star players David Williams and Edu Garcia who smashed two important goals each for their team’s illustrious win.
At the beginning of the game, both the teams started quite well against each other but it was the hosts who seemed to look aggressive with their attacking approach. The star ATK forward David Williams kept trying to score an opener for his team in the initial minutes and he finally got success at 25th minute with an energetic shot. This was then followed by another goal for the hosts slotted by Joy Krishna with a breathtaking strike in the 27th minute. While just few minutes later Williams scored another goal in 44th minute to take 3-0 lead in the game. In this way ATK dominated the lop-sided first half with three back-to-back goals.
With the starting of the second half also, hosts didn’t leave their momentum and kept suppressing the Hyderabad FC with watchful shots. After so many obstacles, ATK has finally extended its lead to 4-0 with the help of Edu Garcia who fired a shot at 88th minute. But this was not enough for Garcia as he marked another goal in the extra time and at last, ensured his team’s monumental win.
Here’s see the interesting match highlights of the worth-watching battle between hosting team ATK and strong opponents Hyderabad FC at Indian Super League 2019-20:
With this comprehensive win, ATK FC has now climbed up to the top-notch position of current Indian Super League Standings along with three points in account. While on the other side, Hyderabad FC moved down to the last position in recent standings with zero points.
ATK will next take on another two-time title champions Chennaiyin FC on October 30th at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai. While Hyderabad FC will test its fortunes against Jamshedpur FC on October 29th at JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur.