Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of the Kolkata derby, the Indian Tremendous League match between East Bengal FC and ATK Mohun Bagan being performed on the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata.
Full-Time! East Bengal 0-2 ATK Mohun Bagan
Targets from Slavko Damjanovic and Dimitri Petratos sees ATK Mohun Bagan full a double over East Bengal within the Kolkata derby within the Indian Tremendous League.
90’ Objective! Petratos scores
ATK Mohun Bagan sees its substitute, Nassiri, step as much as shoot after a save by Kamaljit, Petratos buries it into the again of the web. And the Mariners’ present is nearly achieved with a victorious 2-0 win, a scoreline just like what occurred within the earlier derby as nicely.
Petratos tries to win the ball off Rakip and in his bid, hits the EBFC participant on the pinnacle by mistake. In the meantime each groups makes adjustments in its 11. Doherty replaces Lima for East Bengal whereas Nassiri replaces Boumous for Mohun Bagan.
Straightforward Bengal seems like a bit of damaged lego blocks with alternatives one after the opposite within the last third, however not a single shot on the right track. The nook kick is lastly cleared by ATK Mohun Bagan.
East Bengal seems to search out some pleasure with passing play and Sarthak Golui will get the ball alongside the correct flank and he wastes that chance with a fully wayward hit. Constantine seems livid instantly subs him off with Sumeet Passi changing the full-back.
Dimitrios is large over after he makes a run behind the EBFC defence. He then beats his marker, however the linesman already has his flag up and the Australian will not be impressed with the choice in any respect.
Shot! Jerry shoots for East Bengal because the host seems for a fast equaliser and Vishal Kaith, the chief within the Golden Glove race, makes one other good save to disclaim a purpose to East Bengal.
70’ Yellow card for Cleiton!
Cleiton Silva tries to assault on the counter and he goes down after a contact from Subhasish. He appeals for a foul and his protests land him into the referee’s ebook.
68’ Objective! ATKMB is forward. Damjanovic scores
ATK Mohun Bagan strikes from the set-piece with Petratos delivering a scientific nook, which was delivered into the centre by Manvir and Damjanovic obliges the play with a strike into the web.
Ashique and Lalchungnunga have been a pleasure to look at, when it comes to contest because the latter, but once more, stops the Kerala boy’s makes an attempt to begin one other assault alongside the wings.
Change for ATK Mohun Bagan! Off: Glan Martins, On: Puitea
Jervis hits simply large!
East Bengal assaults in opposition to the run of play and Cleiton, after getting the ball alongside the left, passes to Jervis within the centre. The EBFC ahead stops for a second to change his foot and hits with the left one. However the ball flies large off-target.
Boumous will get the ball from Ashique and he dances alongside the left flank, beats two markers and earns a nook kick for his group after the ball goes out off an EBFC defender. Nevertheless, nothing substantial comes out of the set-piece alternative.
Boumous attracts defenders to him to launch Petratos, however his cross, first blocked, reaches Ashique, who tries a cross, which is agains cleared for a nook kick. Kamaljit catches the nook simply to lastly finish the string of assaults by Juan Ferrando’s facet.
East Bengal decides to assault on the opposite facet and Suhair makes a run alongside the correct flank. He spins fantastically and marches up the pitch but when fouled by Subhasish. The free-kick, taken by Alex, is finally cleared by ATK Mohun Bagan.
52’ Off the woodwork!
Ashique makes an amazing shift from left to the centre and leaves defender Lalchungnunga on the bottom. His by way of ball is acquired nicely by Petratos who shoots it previous Kamaljit, however is denied by the skin of the publish.
Pritam Kotal units up Ashique alongside the left flank and the winger marauds into the ultimate third. Nevertheless, well timed defending by Lalchungnunga sees the ball exit of hazard as ATKMB loses one other alternative to attain.
ATK Mohun Bagan stets up one other assault when Damjanovic delivers an extended ball for Ashique within the EBFC field. East Bengal clears it away, solely so far as Glan, who’s then fouled by East Bengal.
Second half begins!
One other 45 minutes to search out the winner, if in any respect, as ATK Mohun Bagan seems for a approach out to climb within the league desk. East Bengal, alternatively, will look to stun its rival to win for the primary time in three years.
Half-Time! East Bengal 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan
Regardless of coming near scoring, neither facet might break the impasse on the Salt Lake Stadium because the Kolkata derby stays goalless on the break.
Petratos curs in a ball, which is then headed to Ashique. Sarthak tries to get the ball and finally ends up fouling him and he, too, will get a yellow card. The free kick that follows has Petratos ship the ball in, which is finally cleared out of hazard.
Manvir and Jerry get right into a problem, with the previous fouling Jerry and a foul that follows sees an indignant Alex Lima protest in regards to the referee. He, too, is greeted with a yellow card.
Ashique tries a run alongside the left flank and he goes to floor after what seemed like a pull from Suhair The referee, nevertheless, disagrees. Seconds later, Boumous goes to the bottom interesting for a foul, however he’s additionally not given any reply to these appeals. As a substitute, the referee books him for his vehement protests after no free-kick was given.
Save! Asish Rai tries a shot from exterior the field and the ball, after a deflection, is on the right track. However Kamaljit makes save to disclaim the opening purpose – a breakthrough on this totally tight contest.
Cleiton Silva tries to make a ahead run, avoids a push from Glan Martins, however fails to retain the ball the opposite time. In the meantime Suhair will get the ball alongside the correct wing and whips in a ball for Cleiton within the centre. However the Brazilian fails to discover a header.
Mahesh turns in a feeder now and delivers a floated curling cross from the left for Jervis. However Subhasish intercepts on time to move the ball away.
Miss! East Bengal assaults with a fast win of the ball by Suhaor alongside the correct flank. He snatches the ball off ATKMB and crosses for Mahesh within the centre, however a poor shot from Mahesh sees the ball fly off-target. What a misses alternative for the house group!
ATK Mohun Bagan followers rise up for one more scurry of assaults with Glan Martins releasing Petratos. The Australian tries a side-step, however is surrounded by two EBFC defenders and shedding the ball finally.
East Bengal begins an assault on the counter with Naorem getting the ball by way of into the midfield, to Lalchungnunga. The defender now makes an necessary run to take it into the ATKMB last third, however Asish Rai places up an amazing problem to thwatr that assault.
20’ Petratos virtually scores!
One other assault by ATKMB as Boumous delivers a by way of ball for Petratos. Ashique leaves it because the ahead runs into the field, virtually beats Kamaljit, however the EBFC goalkeeper in some way will get a contact to maintain the ball out. Nevertheless, the linesman raises the off-side flag and the ahead is livid.
East Bengal is caught napping on the different finish when a again move from the midfield is open for Petratos. The ATKMB ahead makes a run, however is overwhelmed by Lalchungnunga.
Likelihood for East Bengal! Mobashir threads in a by way of ball for Suhair and Subhasish tracks again, Suhair tries to regulate the ball however slips on the sector as Bose finally clears the ball.
Boumous tries to bounce alongside the left wing and is pushed down by Suhair for one more set-piece alternative. EBFC, nevertheless, clears the ball which was despatched in by Petratos.
Foul! Boumous steps up the pitch will get the ball ahead and the ball strikes to Ashique after a contact from Gallego. Ashique tries to run into the field by way of the centre and Lalchungnunga fouls the previous BFC man with a sliding problem. Petratos takes the free kick and te ball flies over the web.
Ashique carries the ball for Mohun Bagan, tries to provide a cross for Dimitrios who had made a run within the field, however Kamaljit intercepts to maintain the rating locked at 0-0.
ATK Mohun Bagan continues to create probabilities! Ashique makes a run alongside the left flank, side-steps his marker and shoots off-target. The nook that follows sees Kotal will get the ball from a nook kick, however his volley flies over the web.
Likelihood! Mohun Bagan assault with an extended ball strategy, with Asish Rai sending an extended ball into the EBFC half, however Kamaljit runs out of the field and clears simply on time to finish an opportunity for the Mariners to attain.
ATK Mohun Bagan has began on the assault proper from the start, urgent excessive up the pitch and Manvir lastly will get the ball within the field after making a run behind the defence, however Lima traps Manvir within the off-side entice.
The host, East Bengal begins from left to proper whereas ATK Mohun Bagan begins from the opposite facet. Stephen Constantine has named an unchanged 11 for the final match of the season.
The gamers stroll out of the tunnel!
East Bengal gamers stroll out of the tunnel in its typical red-and-gold jersey whereas ATK Mohun Bagan begins in white on this match.
Minutes to kick off!
ATK Mohun Bagan comes into the match to safe a 3rd place within the race for playoffs. Whereas the 4 spots are mounted, the positions are up for grabs. In the mean time, the Mariners sit fourth and a win will take it to 3rd and make it the host for a playoff.
7:00 pm – What occurred when ATK Mohun Bagan final confronted East Bengal?
Within the final Kolkata derby, ATK Mohun Bagan beat East Bengal 2-0, with targets from Hugo Boumous and Manvir Singh. In reality, the Mariners have received all six of the final Kolkata derbies within the Indian Tremendous League.
East Bengal FC: Kamaljit Singh (GK), Sarthak Golui, Lalchungnunga, Charis Kyriakou, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Alex Lima, Mobashir Rahman, Suhair Vadakkepeedika, Naorem Singh, Jake Jervis and Cleiton Silva C).
ATK Mohun Bagan: Vishal Kaith (GK), Asish Rai, Pritam Kotal, Slavko Damjanovic, Subhasish Bose, Federico Gallego, Glan Martins, Hugo Boumous, Ashique Kuruniyan, Manvir Singh, Dimitri Petratos
The prospect of the oldest and essentially the most adopted rivalry in Indian soccer – the Kolkata derby that includes ATK Mohun Bagan and East Bengal – is getting town’s soccer aficionados again in fight mode after a spot of virtually 4 months.
Occurring on the finish of the ISL-9 league fixtures, there stays hardly something at stake for the normal rivals. However the match on the Salt Lake Stadium on Saturday is anticipated to convey up a surfeit of ardour as the 2 sides struggle for honour, the important ingredient that has given the rivalry its impetus and attraction for greater than a century.
On the efficiency entrance this season, ATK Mohun Bagan has already booked a berth within the knock-out section amassing 31 factors from 19 matches, whereas East Bengal (19 from 19) has seen its hopes evaporate way back because it remained consigned to the underside half of the league standings.
ATK Mohun Bagan can nonetheless enhance its place (presently at fourth) within the league standing if it manages to win whereas East Bengal seems to avenge the 2-0 defeat it suffered within the first assembly within the final week of October.
Either side have received their final outings as ATKMB beat Kerala Blasters at dwelling whereas East Bengal upstaged the League Protect winner Mumbai Metropolis FC 1-0 within the latter’s yard.
This units up an attention-grabbing conflict as East Bengal gained in energy, making necessary signings within the January switch window whereas ATKMB lies weakened considerably shedding a few of its key foreigners to accidents in numerous phases of the event.
This has seen the green-and-maroon boat drifting off track within the last phases because it managed to win only one in its final 4 appearances. The win in query got here in opposition to the Blasters within the earlier spherical.
The person who acquired each the targets for ATKMB, Carl McHugh, will probably be an unlikely starter because the Irishman is but to regain full health. And with Australian centre-back Brendan Hamill suspended, ATKMB head coach Juan Ferrando must reorganize his defensive technique across the Montenegrin import Slavko Damjanovic, who has primarily labored instead ever since he was signed within the January window.
“Our focus is on profitable the match and getting the three factors. We aren’t fascinated by the third and fourth place,” Ferrando mentioned.
“For us, it’s not necessary who scores for the group. A very powerful facet for us is controlling the areas after we assault and doing the identical whereas defending. All gamers working in tandem is sweet for the group,” Ferrando added whereas hoping for the primary back-to-back win within the second section of the event. The ATKMB assault has hit the doldrums within the second section the place the group received simply three out of the 9 appearances.
The Mariners have the worst goal-scoring document (22 from 19) among the many top-six groups who’ve made it to the following spherical.
In contrast to its metropolis rival, East Bengal confirmed exceptional enchancment within the final 4 rounds, the place it has misplaced simply as soon as. The introduction of the English striker Jake Jarvis alongside the Brazilian ahead Cleiton Silva has vastly helped the group in making the turnaround, which now appears to have come a bit too late.
What will probably be motivating East Bengal forward of the necessary conflict is the truth that when it beat a second-string Mumbai Metropolis FC on the latter’s dwelling within the earlier outing, the Torch Bearers turned the one group to select up all three factors from the Mumbai Soccer Enviornment this season. Cleiton has scored 12 targets to this point and is degree with compatriot Diego Mauricio of Odisha FC within the Golden Boot race.
“We’re as ready as we may be for this recreation. We had a implausible outcome final week in opposition to Mumbai, the place we stopped their unbeaten run at dwelling and in addition prevented them from scoring,” mentioned East Bengal head coach Stephen Constantine. “It was day for us final week and We’re assured forward of the following recreation. We will probably be combating for all three factors,” he added.
-Amitabh Das Sharma
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When and the place will the East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan ISL match kick-off?
The East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan ISL match will kick-off at 7:30 PM IST, February 25 on the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, West Bengal.
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