Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) A hat-trick from Canadian striker Iain Hume not only gave three points to Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) but also ensured a semi-final berth for the defending champions as they beat FC Pune City 4-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Salt Lake stadium here on Friday.

Hume scored in the ninth, 47th and the 83rd minutes to complete his second hat-trick of the edition while Serbian striker Dejan Lekic added another in injury time.


Adrian Mutu pulled a consolation goal back for the visitors in the 86th minute. With the win Atletico remain atop the standings with 23 points from 13 games whereas Pune are still sixth on the points table with 15 points from 12 outings.

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