Update: The 2nd half began with the intent and urgency in the East Bengal’s play being evident in this half. The intent was lacking in the first half.
East Bengal right back in the game. Another goal from East Bengal by Shilton equalising the score to EB 2-2 MB.
A draw with score EB 2-2 MB.
Kolkata: The much anticipated first Kolkata Derby of the season witnessed a
thrilling match with Mohun Bagan leading 2-1 against East Bengal till half time.
Pintu of Mohun Bagan scored the first goal in the 19th minute of this match.
Following this, Henry Kisekka of Mohun Bagan scored the next goal leading their
team by 2-0. Henry Kisekka blasted one past Dagar for the 2nd goal.
It was followed by East Bengal’s first goal by John Acosta and thus keeping the
hopes of EB alive.
The game is on at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata with arch-rivals Mohun Bagan and
East Bengal locking horns in the Calcutta Football League (CFL) Premier Divison.
Both the teams have been in emphatic form so far in the league and are yet to be
beaten. The blockbuster clash is witnessing a packed stadium.