East Bengal Thrashes Mohammedan by 2-1


Kolkata: A brace by Du Dong steered East Bengal to victory over Mohammedan to climb up at the pole position of the Kolkata Premier Division League table.

In an important encounter at Barasat on Sunday, the Red and Gold thrashed Mohammedan sporting by a margin of 2-1 and bagged 13 points from 5 matches. Do Dong Hume scored two extraordinary goals in the middle of the second session which sealed the fate of the match in East Bengal’s favour.

A strategic change by Biswajit Bhattacharya in the middle of the second session did all the damage for Mohammedan as he depute Sylo Malsamtulunga eplacing Pralad Roy.

It was in the 66th minute when Korean mid-fielder beat the two central defenders of Mohammedan Sporting and placed the ball from top of the 18 yards with Ishan Debnath has no answer to respond.

Dong decided the fate of the match at the 73rd minute scoring his second goal conering almost 45 yards in sheer speed after receiving a pass from Mehtab Hussain. Do Dong Is now the leading goal scorer in the Premier League with 7 goals in his kitty.