Jamshedpur FC have been handed a 3-0 defeat against Mumbai City FC in their match on March 8, which actually ended 1-1, due to fielding an ineligible player.

Mumbai City FC lodged a formal protest with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on March 8 in Jamshedpur, citing Jamshedpur FC's failure to field a minimum of seven domestic players on the pitch at all times during their match.

Following a thorough review of the said complaint in accordance with the ISL 2023-24 League Rules, the AIFF Disciplinary Committee delivered a verdict in favour of Mumbai City FC on Wednesday.

Based on this judgment, the AIFF Disciplinary Committee declared the match a forfeiture. Consequently, three points were awarded to Mumbai City FC, altering the scoreline to 3-0 in favour of the Islanders.

The Islanders extend their lead at the top by two points and now have 41 points from 19 matches, which puts them two points above Mohun Bagan Super Giant, despite having played an extra game. Following the point deduction, Jamshedpur FC dropped down to eighth position with 20 points from 19 matches.