The Man of the Match is Laldanmawia Ralte for his wonderful brace in an evening when it mattered
East Bengal 3 beat Mohun Bagan 2
The Final whistle goes … It East Bengal who wins this I-League season’s first Kolkata derby. The scoreline is 3-2 to the Red and Golds
92: Jaime Colado gets a standing ovation from the home fans in his first ever start for East Bengal. He is replaced by centre-back Salam Ranjan Singh as ERast Bengal runs down the time
Another substitution for East Bengal
90: 3 minutes added
Meanwhile, its three minutes of added time.
89: Chance… Gurjinder’s long free-kick is put into the box by Faiaz. But no Bagan player is able to connect and Kamalpreet clears.
Once Again the Kolkata derby has attracted a record number of attendance. 64, 867 people have flocked in numbers
89: Samad Ali takes one for the team. He brings down Yuta Kinowaki and Mohun Bagan has a free-kick from a dangerous position
Samad Ali in for Manoj Mohammad
86: Substitution for East Bengal!!
Arijit Bagui floods in a lovely cross into the East Bengal box for Henry Kisekka. The Ugandan lays it for Dipanda Dicka, whose first-time shot from outside the box brings Bagan back into the contest.
74: Goalll!!! Dipanda Dicka scores for Bagan. Game on!!
66: Borja clears a low cross from Faiaz but has allegedly handled the while sliding to clear…
Lalrindika’s free-kick is blasted into the net by Danmawia from the rebound after his initial header is saved by Sankar Roy
62: Goalll!! East Bengal gets its third goal Laldanmawia Ralte has completed a barce
The Nigerian centre-back and Bagan captain pulls down Jobby Justin on the right corner and the referee has no hesitation in taking out his second yellow card… Red
59: Eze Kingsley is shown a Red!!
54: Manoj Mohammad is shown a Yellow!!
Mohun Bagan earns consecutive free-kicks and while the first cleared by Rakshit Dagar, he sends the seconds into the stands flooded by Bagan fans…
47: The Costa Rican World Cupper handles the ball while trying to win a free-kick off Dicka
Johnny Acosta is booked
46: Faiaz’s cross after beating Chullova with pace is intercepted by Borja, who clears it from the box
The match got off to a pretty heated start with East Bengal dominating the initial parts of the match. The Mohun Bagan section of the crowd erupted into joy when Omar’s cross was sent into the back of the net by Azharuddin Mallick in the 13th minute.
Just when Mohun Bagan started to gain momentum in the game, East Bengal equalised against the run of play when Ralte scored from an offside position, which the referee failed to notice.
After some bookings and missed chances, East Bengal took the lead when Jobby Justin netted one from close-range just at the stroke of half-time with a volley.
The referee blows the half-time whistle… East Bengal lead 2-1 at the break
No Added time??
Jobby Justin scores… A cross from Brandon Vanlalremdika is headed towards Jobby by Ralte. The striker hits the target with a spectacular overhead-kick
44: Goooaall… East Bengal strikes again!!
42: Azharuddin Mallick out – SK Faiaz in
37: Bradon’s cross is headed clear by Kingsley, who spills it towards Jobby Justin but is hit straight to the Sankar Roy
34: Ralte’s cross misses everyone
32: Eze Kingsley fouls Jaime again
25: Yuta Kinowaki is booked for a foul on Jaime Colado. Free-Kick wasted
19: Shilton Paul is booked
17: Goalll… Ralte scores from a through ball from Jobby Justin
Chullova finds Jobby Justin with a lovely cross but is blocked
16: Chance… Rakshit Dagar’s inconsistency allows Bagan a sniff at goal but Borja clears…
Azharuddin Mallick scores after getting to the end of low cross Omar
13: Goalll… Azharuddin Mallick scores! Bagan leads 1-0
Meanwhile, Eze Kingsley is booked
12: Dipanda Dicka sends a cross into the East Bengal which is headed away by Acosta. But it falls for Omar and is denied
03: Acosta sends a long ball for Jaime Colado, which sails above Ralte
Mohun Bagan XI: Sankar Roy; Arijit Bagui, Kim Kima, Eze Kingsley, Abhishek Ambekar; Azharuddin Mallick, Saurav Das, Yuta Kinowaki, Omar Elhusseiny; Aser Dipanda, Henry Kisekka.
East Bengal XI: Rakshit Dagar; Lalram Chullova, Johnny Acosta, Borja Gomez, Manoj Mohammed; Laldanmawia Ralte, Kassim Aidara, Lalrindika Ralte, Brandon Vanlalremdika; Jaime Santos Colado; Jobby Justin.
Teams are out!
Hello and welcome to LIVE Match Updates of I-League 2018-19 season’s first Kolkata derby between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan.