I-League: Mohun Bagan vs East Bengal - As it happened...

The first Kolkata derby of the season ended in a 1-1 draw at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan.

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 20:45
Courtesy: Twitter (@ILeagueOfficial)

New Delhi: The Kolkata derby is not just the biggest game in Indian football but the whole of Asia as well. Here is how the all the action in the 313th derby unfolded on Saturday.

 

23 January 2016, 18:24 PM

FULL TIME: MOHUN BAGAN 1-1 EAST BENGAL

 

 

23 January 2016, 18:21 PM

That's it. The match did not live up to its marquee billing, as it ends 1-1 in the 313th Kolkata derby.

23 January 2016, 18:20 PM

90+1' - Substitution for Mohun Bagan.

Glen comes off for Bikramjit Singh. Sen is happy with a draw.

23 January 2016, 18:19 PM

23 January 2016, 18:17 PM

88' - Norde's cuts inside and lets fly. His shot is deflected out for a corner. Pressure on the East Bengal defense. Everybody has fallen back.

23 January 2016, 18:16 PM

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23 January 2016, 18:15 PM

84' - Dong's free-kick is inches wide. Debjit was scrambling but appeared to have it covered. The ball goes inches over the crossbar.

23 January 2016, 18:11 PM

83' - Free kick for East Bengal. Three men over the ball.

23 January 2016, 18:10 PM

81' - Momentum clearly with the Mariners. The defending champions pressing for a winner with 10 minutes to play.

23 January 2016, 18:09 PM

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23 January 2016, 18:05 PM

76' - GOAL!

Norde's delightful delivery from a free-kick is headed in by Glen. No chance for Rehenesh.

23 January 2016, 18:04 PM

75' - Dong has come into his own in the second half. This time he foxes Dhanachandra who fouls the Korean. Yellow card for Bagan's left-back.

23 January 2016, 18:02 PM

72' - Mohun Bagan make another change. In search of the equalizer, Sen replaces Souvik with Jeje.

23 January 2016, 18:01 PM

72' - Ranti and Dong over the ball. But the in-form Nigerian takes the free-kick but his attempt is palmed out for a corner by Debjit.

23 January 2016, 18:00 PM

71' - Dong is fouled around the edge of the box as Sabrosa come flying in and takes down the Korean. Yellow card shown by the ref. Free-kick from 20 yards out.

23 January 2016, 17:59 PM

70' - Rehenesh watches the free-kick from Norde sail over the crossbar. The East Bengal fans are delighted.

23 January 2016, 17:58 PM

69' - Mehtab with a clumsy foul on Norde. Free kick for Bagan in a dangerous position. The Haitian will take it.

23 January 2016, 17:56 PM

66' - Substitution for East Bengal.

Harmanjot Khabra comes on in place of Abinash Ruidas.

23 January 2016, 17:53 PM

23 January 2016, 17:52 PM

63' - GOAL!

Ranti Martins breaks the deadlock!

23 January 2016, 17:50 PM

61' - Halder fouls Dong in the middle of the park. The Korean continues to limp after the tackle. Nothing serious.

23 January 2016, 17:48 PM

60' - Norde and Glen play the one-two in the box but Bello is alert and thwarts the danger.

23 January 2016, 17:47 PM

58' - Still goalless at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan. The defenders have held the upper hand in this match so far.

23 January 2016, 17:45 PM

57' - Yusa is late on Saumik. The left-back wants the referee to show a card for the Mohun Bagan skipper. The man with the whistle is not in agreement.

23 January 2016, 17:42 PM

23 January 2016, 17:41 PM

52' - Dong in space and fires in an angled left-footer that is pushed for a corner by Debjit. The match is picking up pace now...

23 January 2016, 17:39 PM

50' - SAVE!

Lovely move by Mohun Bagan. Yusa's through ball puts Glen behind the East Bengal defense. He fires a low shot but Rehenesh is up to the task and makes a save. Balwant isn't in position to pounce on the reboud.

23 January 2016, 17:38 PM

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23 January 2016, 17:36 PM

46' - Glen muscles his way past the defender to fire in a low cross from the left. Cleared by the East Bengal defenders.

23 January 2016, 17:33 PM

46' - Here we go...

23 January 2016, 17:33 PM

Both players have made their way out on to the field for the second half. Players exchange last minute notes.

23 January 2016, 17:20 PM

HALF TIME: EAST BENGAL 0-0 MOHUN BAGAN

​Yellow card - Saumik Dey

Substitution: Azharuddin Mallick off, Balwant Singh on

23 January 2016, 17:17 PM

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23 January 2016, 17:15 PM

44' - After a patient build up from East Bengal, Yusa feels he's had enough and wrestles back the ball. Excellent play from the Japanese.

23 January 2016, 17:13 PM

43' - Jairu is everywhere. He drifts on to the right and fires in a cross that is easily collected by Debjit.

23 January 2016, 17:12 PM

42' - Yusa does his defensive duties. The midfielder cuts out a pass from Dong to Jairu.

23 January 2016, 17:11 PM

40' - Bello and Glen are involved in a good old-fashioned scrap.

23 January 2016, 17:10 PM

23 January 2016, 17:09 PM

23 January 2016, 17:08 PM

37' - Kotal delivers the free-kick but its long and Dhanachandra isn't able to keep the ball in the field of play. Poor delivery and a school boy error from the Bagan left-back.

23 January 2016, 17:07 PM

36' - Kotal play the ball down to Yusa on the right. The Japanese is taken out by Saumik Dey. Free kick to Bagan.

23 January 2016, 17:05 PM

23 January 2016, 17:04 PM

34' - Ranti drops deep to pick up the ball and give it to Jairu on the left. The winger cut the ball back to Dong who is dispossessed. 

23 January 2016, 17:01 PM

31' - Norde's blazes his free-kick over the crossbar. No problems for Rehenesh.

23 January 2016, 17:00 PM

30' - At the 30-minute mark, one has to say both sides have had their moments but failed to make the all-important pass in the final third. Jairu has been the live wire for EB, while Glen has been a nuisance for the defenders on the other side.

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