The win moved Mumbai to second place in the ISL standings with three wins and two draws, while Punjab remained in 11th position.
Leading by half-time, Des Buckingham’s team started the second half with much more intensity. Attacking from the flanks during the end of the second half, he received a second yellow card.
Ute they finally took the lead thanks to a mistake by Stewart, one of Mumbai’s most senior players. The 33-year-old Scot was taken out of the game quite easily by Krishnananda Singh, who passed the ball to striker Luka Maichen. The Punjab captain calmly positioned himself on the right side of the pitch and shot into the far corner.