The Argentine forward capitalised on a lapse by Henrique Sereno and rounded Majumder in ATK’s goal before calmly slotting the ball in.
New Delhi: Atlético de Kolkata came from behind to pull off a dramatic 1-1 tie with NorthEast United FC in front of more than 12,000 fans at Rabindra Sarobar Stadium in Kolkata on Thursday.
Nicolas Velez gave the Highlanders the lead in the fifth minute before Iain Hume equalised in the final minute of normal time. The result saw ATK keep fourth place on 14 points in the Hero Indian Super League table while with 11 points from 10 games, NorthEast also moved off the bottom of the table.
Kolkata went behind five minutes into the game after an alert Velez was on hand to collect a lapse pass on the edge of the box. The Argentine forward capitalised on a lapse by Henrique Sereno and rounded Debjit Majumder in ATK’s goal before calmly slotting the ball in.
Kolkata finally got their equaliser in the last minute of regulation time. A Lara free-kick was headed towards the far post for Hume to apply the finishing touch.
Pune face Delhi
On Friday, hosts FC Pune City would look to get the better of toppers Delhi Dynamos to keep their semi-finals hopes alive when the two sides come face to face.