With the result, Goa not only consolidated their spot in the top four but are also now unbeaten in 12 games – matching their own record between 2014 and 2015 and Mumbai City’s 12-game run this season.
ISL 2020-21: Super-sub Ishan Pandita's injury-time equaliser sees FC Goa salvage draw against Chennaiyin FC
While Pandita and Igor Angulo scored for Goa, Jakub Sylvestr and Lallianzuala Chhangte found the net for Chennaiyin.
ISL 2020-21: Ishan Pandita's stoppage time equaliser sees FC Goa rescue point against Mumbai City FC
Mumbai took the lead through Hugo Boumous (20th minute) and Adam Le Fondre (26th minute) but goals from Glan Martins (45th minute) and Igor Angulo (51st minute) made it all square for FC Goa.
The red-and-gold pushed hard for a lead but some poor finishing coupled with Dheeraj's sharp goalkeeping ensured a 1-1 stalemate by the two teams for the second time this season.
ISL 2020-21: Ishan Pandita, Igor Angulo on scoresheet as FC Goa script comeback victory over Hyderabad FC
Aridane Santana (58') put Hyderabad ahead but Goa left it late and scored through substitute Ishan Pandita (87') and Igor Angulo (90') to inflict a third successive defeat on the Nizams.
Both the sides showed attacking intent from the word go but had just a single shot on target in the first half as they failed to create clear-cut opportunities.
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NEUFC found themselves in a similar position the previous season, remaining unbeaten after six games. But two back-to-back defeats saw their momentum slip as they finished a disappointing ninth.
Having slipped from the top position after going winless in their last two outings, ATK Mohun Bagan will aim to get their mojo back when they take on an in-form FC Goa in an Indian Super League match.
Angulo (45+1st minute) netted the winner to help Juan Ferrando's side register another victory.
ISL 2020-21: Goal-fest on cards as buoyant FC Goa face Odisha FC with eye on maintaining consistency
FC Goa, placed seventh, head into the contest on the back of a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Kerala Blasters, while the Bhubaneshwar-based outfit occupies the penultimate spot on the table and are winless after four games.
A brace from Igor Angulo and one from Jorge Ortiz Mendoza ensured Juan Ferrando picked up his first win as FC Goa head coach.
Idrissa Sylla (40th-minute penalty) scored the opening goal before Igor Angulo (43rd) equalised just before the break.
FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando, who has advocated an attacking brand of football, would be hoping that the team gets a full three points for the first time, which would serve as a morale-booster for the remaining season.
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