Year in review 2021, ATK Mohun Bagan: The story of excellence and near misses
ATK Mohun Bagan have risen to the challenge in the 2021-22 season of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) - overcoming losses, managerial changes and injuries with trailblazing performances to keep themselves in contention to reach back-to-back finals.
Under Antonio Habas, the Mariners secured second spot in the league table last season. Now, with Juan Ferrando taking over as the head coach, the club has adapted well to his type of play and has two wins in two games.
ATK Mohun Bagan's 2021 in numbers: Pl:20, W:11, D:2, L:7, Win%: 55
ATK Mohun Bagan have hogged the headlines with their flamboyant style of play in 2021-22. In the current campaign, they sit third with 14 points in their kitty and a 50% win ratio.
In the 2020-21 season, ATK Mohun Bagan registered five consecutive wins that propelled them to second. They also conceded the least number of goals during the league stages.
After a buoyant start to their campaign in 2021-22, ATK Mohun Bagan went through a lean patch that was triggered by a thumping 1-5 defeat against Mumbai City FC.
Roy Krishna was the heart and soul of ATK Mohun Bagan this year. In the current season, Krishna has already bagged four goals and has as many assists.
What to expect:
With the likes of Krishna, Hugo Boumous, David Williams, Manvir Singh and Liston Colaco, ATK Mohun Bagan boast one of the strongest offensive units in the Hero ISL and will be a force to reckon with. The club’s ambition will be to better last season’s performance and lift the Hero ISL title.