Injury time goal guides Soccer Saga FC to a 2-1 win over ICL in an intense MFA Super League clash

Injury time goal guides Soccer Saga FC to a 2-1 win over ICL in an intense MFA Super League clash

Game day 12 of MFA Super League encounters saw Soccer Saga FC clash with ICL in a game that had fans on the edge of their seats from start to finish.

The rain-soaked pitch set the stage for an intense battle, and both teams displayed unwavering determination throughout the match.

The game kicked off with Soccer Saga asserting their dominance right from the get-go. Controlling possession and dictating the pace, they pressed ICL into their own half. The first significant opportunity of the match came when Jasim Shah found himself with an open chance, only to narrowly miss the target, leaving Soccer saga faithful gasping in disbelief.

The gameplay heavily favored Soccer Saga’s flanks, as they relentlessly bombarded the ICL box with a barrage of crosses. Alwyn Dsouza came close to breaking the deadlock with a powerful header, but it sailed agonizingly wide of the mark.

Around the 34th-minute mark, the deadlock was finally broken when Soccer Saga’s influential captain, Fahad Sayed (No. 10), displayed clinical finishing skills. His well-timed strike beat the beat the keeper to send his team in the lead.

Half-Time Score: Soccer Saga FC 1 – 0 ICL

Injury time goal guides Soccer Saga FC to a 2-1 win over ICL in an intense MFA Super League clash

The second half saw both teams intensify their efforts in pursuit of victory. ICL came out with renewed determination, determined to level the playing field. The contest swung back and forth, with both sides searching for that elusive breakthrough.

As the clock ticked, ICL found the breakthrough they had been striving for. The game’s balance was restored with an equalizing goal soon enough. It was a testament to ICL’s resilience, as they refused to go down without a fight.

Last-Minute Drama

With the match hanging in the balance and in the 2nd minute of the injury time, a crucial moment of the game unfolded. A critical mistake by the ICL goalkeeper proved costly as he misjudged a cross. The ever-alert Jasim Shah capitalized on the error and found the back of the net with precision, unleashing euphoria among Soccer Saga’s faithful supporters.

Full-Time Score: Soccer Saga FC 2 – 1 ICL

This victory marked Soccer Saga FC’s second consecutive win in the MFA Super League, following their earlier triumph over Bombay YMCA. With their spirited performances and two back-to-back wins, Soccer Saga FC left no doubt that they are a force to be reckoned with this season.

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