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I-League Sunday Report: Chennai City FC shocks East Bengal, Lajong and Churchill Brothers play a goal-less draw

I-League Sunday Report: Chennai City FC shocks East Bengal, Lajong and Churchill Brothers play a goal-less draw

Aizawl lead the table with 30 points, followed by East Bengal at 27 and Mohun Bagan at 23

I-League: Churchill Brothers stun East Bengal to claim a 2-1 victory

I-League: Churchill Brothers stun East Bengal to claim a 2-1 victory

Surprise package of the season, Aizawl FC inflicted East Bengal their first defeat when the Mizoram outfit won 1-0 at home on February 20.

I-League, PREVIEW: Buoyant East Bengal ready to face Churchill Brothers challenge

I-League, PREVIEW: Buoyant East Bengal ready to face Churchill Brothers challenge

Churchill have the better head-to-head record against East Bengal, winning 14 of the 35 games these two have contested, while the hosts have won 12.

I-League Report: East Bengal beat Lajong to remain at top; Bayi Kamo brace keeps Aizwal FC at second spot

I-League Report: East Bengal beat Lajong to remain at top; Bayi Kamo brace keeps Aizwal FC at second spot

Riding on a double from Chris Payne, East Bengal regained their place at the top of the table by edging past Shillong Lajong FC 2-1 in an I-League football game here on Saturday.

I-League, PREVIEW: 'Confident' Shillong Lajong to take on table-toppers East Bengal

I-League, PREVIEW: 'Confident' Shillong Lajong to take on table-toppers East Bengal

On a high, Lajong have won five of their last seven games and a victory over the Kolkatans tomorrow will, for the first time, set them up for a top four finish in the I-League.

I-League: Aizawl beat Chennai; Robin Singh's brace helps East Bengal thrash Bengaluru

I-League: Aizawl beat Chennai; Robin Singh's brace helps East Bengal thrash Bengaluru

In a span of five minutes between 54th to 59th minutes, ex-Bengaluru striker Singh netted the brace to take East Bengal to a 3-0 lead.

I-League Preview: Bengaluru FC look to revive against East Bengal

I-League Preview: Bengaluru FC look to revive against East Bengal

Bengaluru FC have not tasted wins in the last six games, they would like to take heart from the unbeaten home record against East Bengal in the last two matches played here

I-League: Aizawl FC ends Kingfisher East Bengal's unbeaten run with a 1-0 victory

I-League: Aizawl FC ends Kingfisher East Bengal's unbeaten run with a 1-0 victory

The highly anticipated match between Aizawl and East Bengal had a dramatic start with the away side making their attacking moves immediately

I-League: Table toppers East Bengal held to a draw by Shillong Lajong at home

I-League: Table toppers East Bengal held to a draw by Shillong Lajong at home

The home side straightway pressed for a lead, earning a second minute corner, and there were a flurry of attacks with none of them resulting in a goal

I-League, Kolkata Derby: East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan — As it happened...

I-League, Kolkata Derby: East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan — As it happened...

Sanjoy Sen's Bagan will play defending champions Bengaluru FC in their gameweek 8 fixture. A favoruable result, a win or a draw, will help them keep pace with leaders East Bengal.

I-League Preview: Season's first Kolkata Derby on Sunday as Mohun Bagan takes on rivals East Bengal

I-League Preview: Season's first Kolkata Derby on Sunday as Mohun Bagan takes on rivals East Bengal

The last time the two teams met in the I-League, East Bengal emerged 2-1 winners. 

I-League: East Bengal beat Mumbai FC 2-0, stay on top of table

I-League: East Bengal beat Mumbai FC 2-0, stay on top of table

The Kolkata giants now have 16 points from six outings while Mumbai plummeted to their fourth loss on the trot.

I-League: East Bengal pummel Minerva 5-0 to go top

I-League: East Bengal pummel Minerva 5-0 to go top

The first half ended with the scoreline reading 0-2 in favour of the visitors.

I-League: Robin Singh stars as East Bengal stun Bengaluru FC 2-1; superb Mahmoud goal helps Aizawl down MFC

I-League: Robin Singh stars as East Bengal stun Bengaluru FC 2-1; superb Mahmoud goal helps Aizawl down MFC

The victory was the third in a row for Aizawl who had beaten newcomers Minerva Academy 1-0 and then fellow-north easterners Shillong Lajong FC 2-1 prior to that after having held formidable Eat Bengal to a 1-1 draw.

I-League, Preview: East Bengal face Bengaluru FC; Mumbai FC host Aiwzal

I-League, Preview: East Bengal face Bengaluru FC; Mumbai FC host Aiwzal

East Bengal started their campaign with a draw against Aizawl before picking up wins against DSK Shivajians and Churchill Brothers.

I-League: East Bengal beat Churchill Brothers; Vineeth hat-trick powers BFC to 3-0 win over Mumbai FC

I-League: East Bengal beat Churchill Brothers; Vineeth hat-trick powers BFC to 3-0 win over Mumbai FC

Vineeth struck in the 45th, 57th and 65th minutes in a match dominated by the home side for most part.

I-League Preview: East Bengal, Shivajians eye first win; Bengaluru set to host first South-Indian Derby

I-League Preview: East Bengal, Shivajians eye first win; Bengaluru set to host first South-Indian Derby

The inclusion of India striker Robin Singh will defintely give East Bengal a huge ahead of their second I-League game this year.

I-League: Bengaluru FC start title defence in style; minnows Aizawl share spoils with East Bengal

I-League: Bengaluru FC start title defence in style; minnows Aizawl share spoils with East Bengal

In Sunday's another match, Mumbai FC take on DSK Shivajians in Maharashtra Derby.

I-League 2016-17: Champions Bengaluru FC begin title defence against Shillong on January 7

I-League 2016-17: Champions Bengaluru FC begin title defence against Shillong on January 7

Churchill, one of the clubs dumped out of I-League in 2014 for failing to fulfill stringent club licensing criteria, returned to the top division after missing out two seasons.