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  • 20 November 2011
  • • 18:30
  • • Yuba Bharati Krirangan (Salt Lake Stadium), Kalkātā (Kolkata), West Bengal

Live Commentary

  • Mohun Bagan 1, East Bengal 0
  • And that's it... Pratap Singh blows the final whistle but the whistle that called for the penalty is far from forgotten as Odafa Okolie scored the winner of the big Kolkata derby from 12 yards out...
  • 90' + 8'
    Naoba takes the throw in.. Cleared out by the Mohun Bagan defense..
  • 90' + 7'
    East Bengal will be looking to make the most of their set piece... Orji wins a throw in...
  • 90' + 6'
    Yellow Card Jose Barreto
  • 90' + 6'
    Alan Gow fouled by Barreto...
  • 90' + 5'
    East Bengal wins a throw.. Robin Singh shoots wide...
  • 90' + 4'
    Free kick for Mohun Bagan as time is running out on East Bengal...
  • 90' + 3'
    Five minutes added on time flashed by the fourth official...
  • 90' + 2'
    Mohun Bagan are still sitting on their one-goal lead so far..
  • 90' + 1'
    We'll continue posting updates as if we're in injury time... Odafa tries to find some space but loses possession..
  • 90'
    With the lights going off at 85 minutes, how much of the match is actually left?
  • 90'
    Looks like the game will be back on...
  • 90'
    What will East Bengal coach Trevor Morgan's opinion be on the turn of events right now?
  • 90'
    It's already 90 minutes on the clock although no decision has been announced as yet...
  • 88'
    We are still waiting to see what's going to happen at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata...
  • 87'
    Will the game be abandoned with more lights going off at the stadium?
  • 87'
    Play is stopped right now with only minutes to go for the match to generate a result... We have absolutely no idea what is going to the be the next plan of action in the 299th Kolkata derby between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal...
  • 86'
    Some problems at the Salt Lake stadium at the moment as some of the floodlights have suddenly gone off...
  • 85'
    SubstitutionSanju Pradhan Ravinder Singh
  • 84'
    Odafa with an ambitious long ranger... Way off target..
  • 84'
    Debnath dispossesses Alan Gow on the left wing...
  • 83'
    Shout for another penalty by the East Bengal squad.. Referee not interested and the play continues...
  • 81'
    Mohun Bagan has definitely predicted the amount of pressure that could be built up in one of the biggest matches in Indian football with an experienced Mukherkee doing well so far..
  • 80'
    Mohun Bagan's Jewel Raja takes a deflection off his shot that resulted in the ball going off target while Gurpreet Sandu checked his position...
  • 77'
    Sunil Chhetri on the other side!!! The India international cannot believe that he hasn't converted off Odafa's pass in the box as Chhetri's shot goes past the far post..
  • 76'
    Robin Singh!!! Mukherjee is definitely keeping Mohun Bagan's hopes of picking a win so far as he makes a vital fingertip save to deny a shot on target by Singh...
  • 75'
    Mohun Bagan free kick... Kingshuk Debnath crosses in... Odafa fouls Okpara in the box.. Goal kick...
  • 73'
    What a chance!!! Less than a minute after being brought on, Baljit Sahni completely missed to direct Gurpreet Singh Sandu's long goal kick as the Mohun Bagan custodian embraces his luck in the shape of a ball...
  • 72'
    SubstitutionSushant Mathew Baljit Sahni
  • 70'
    Do you think it should have been a penalty?
  • 69'
    Alan Gow goes down in the box... Loud calls for a penalty... Looks like the referee will be in for some serious questioning by the East Bengal camp as the decision seems pretty debatable...
  • 68'
    Vashum doing well to shield the ball before the ball made its way to Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Sangram Mukerjee that was intended to find Robin Singh...
  • 66'
    Nabi showcases some good skill on the right.. Surkumar Singh lets go of the possession with a foul on Naoba..
  • 64'
    Can Mohun Bagan hold on to their one-goal lead or will East Bengal give the Mariners more to play for?
  • 63'
    Surkumar Singh over the ball again.. Snehashish Chakraborty with the final shot that goes wide..
  • 62'
    Sunil Chhetri with a shot.. Out for a corner...
  • 61'
    Mukherjee clinches the ball and takes his time to allow his side to settle down as Mohun Bagan aren't seeing more of the ball of late..
  • 60'
    Nirmal Chettri has a vie at goal from the set piece, but too far from the target...
  • 59'
    Naoba wins a corner for East Bengal... Pradhan to take the flag kick..
  • 57'
    East Bengal have so far been on the attack and look reluctant to take their foot off the gas, while Mohun Bagan could be looking to catch their rivals on the counter...
  • 55'
    Pradhan denied again! Back to back saves by Mukherjee off the same player... Alan Gow had set up Pradhan this time..
  • 54'
    Mukherjee saves!!! Robin Singh was looking for Alan Gow in the box which eventually landed to the feet of Sanju Pradhan who shot on target... The Mohun Bagan keeper responded with a good block
  • 53'
    Vashum!!! A perfect delivery in the box that could have either been for Gow or Vashum, but the latter missed a sitter as he heads out from an unmarked position..
  • 51'
    Orji comes in to pick the second ball but cleared...
  • 50'
    East Bengal's Robert Lalthlamuana sends in a long cross... Out for a goal kick...
  • 48'
    Surkumar Singh takes the freekick... Nabi gets a head on to the delivery, but Zeleny wasn't able to get to the ball in time...
  • 47'
    Foul on Chhetri, brought down by Sanju Pradhan in a dangerous position...
  • 46'
    SubstitutionRakesh Masih Snehasish Chakrabarty
  • 46'
    Second half is underway.Mohun Bagan have made a change...Snehashish on, Rakesh Masih off...
  • 46'
    Moohun Bagan are currently leading by a strike by Odafa Okolie...
  • 46'
    East Bengal get underway with the second half...
  • Welcome back...We are all set for the second half action..Can East Bengal comeback? Or will Mohun Bagan hold on..
  • Half-time at the Salt Lake Stadium..Mohun Bagan lead 1-0 thanks to Odafa's penalty but neither team have really looked liked scoring..Plenty is at stake today and the tension is evident from the performance of the two sides..Trevor James Morgan was unbeaten in the big Kolkata derby until this match and to preserve that record his players must come up with a much improved display in the second half...Join me in another 10 minutes..
  • 45'
    Two minutes of added time..
  • 44'
    Side-netting from Sanju Pradhan...The Sikkimese plays in an in-direct free-kick but it doesn't find any East Bengal head..
  • 42'
    Newly signed Australian central defender Daniel Zeleny has done well so far on his debut...But much of it has been down to East Bengal's lack of penetration in the final third...
  • 40'
    Mohun Bagan have a player down in the East Bengal half..but the red and gold brigade play on, however the move comes to nothing..Still 1-0 to the Mariners..
  • 38'
    Oh good punch from Gurpreet Singh...The young goalie comes out well to punch away Jewel Raja's teasing free-kick, which was won after Sushant Matthew fouled Barreto
  • 36'
    East Bengal's best move of the game - Nirmal wins the ball well to release Sanju who combines well with Robin Singh but the former TFA cadet attempts an aimless effort which goes off target..
  • 34'
    Mohun Bagan are well organized at the back and look threatening in the final third...East Bengal have to lift their game to comeback in this derby...
  • 32'
    Despite seeing a lot of the ball early on..East Bengal haven't really looked like scoring..Tolgay and Mehtab's absence is being felt badly
  • 30'
    Mohun Bagan don't really have a midfield but the front three are combining well..especially Odafa and Barreto
  • 28'
    Oh Nabi was unmarked in the East Bengal box from a Barreto indirect free-kick but the Indian international couldn't make the most of it..East Bengal clear..
  • 27'
    Okpara looks rocked after giving away that penalty...Odafa out-muscles him and setups Barreto, who misses the target from a very good position..
  • 26'
    Long throw from Naoba Singh..Falls to Sanju but the East Bengal skippers blasts his effort over the target..
  • 24'
    East Bengal try to come right back in the game..but Mohun Bagan defend in numbers inside the box...Nabi is down now with a knock..
  • 21'
    Penalty Goal Odafa Onyeka Okolie
  • 21'
    Penalty Goal Odafa Onyeka Okolie
    Goaaaaaaaaaaaaaaal!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Odafa sends Gurpreet the wrong way and coolly converts from the spot...There is pandemonium in the Mohun Bagan stands...East Bengal fans can't believe it
  • 21'
    Yellow Card U. Okpara
  • 19'
    Penalty for Mohun Bagan...Opara missed the flight of a diagonal ball and then brought down Sunil Chhetri inside the box...East Bengal players are surrounding referee Pratap Singh..Okpara booked...
  • 14'
    Oh what a run by Penn!..The Nigerian easily goes past Zeleny inside the Bagan box but can't find a teammate or the target
  • 12'
    Mohun Bagan's front three of Sunil, Odafa and Barreto are looking to cause problems to the East Bengal backline..But so far Trevor Morgan's side have looked brighter...
  • 9'
    Penalty shout!...Masih on Gow but there was hardly any contact...The Scotsman went down easily and is now booked for simulation..
  • 6'
    Oh early chance for Bagan from a free-kick, which was earned by Barreto after a foul from Sushant Matthew..But the Brazilian fails to hit the target..
  • 2'
    East Bengal are strangely not wearing their traditional red and yellow jerseys..they are wearing their white jerseys and black shorts...Mohun Bagan are wearing their traditional green and maroon
  • 1'
    Mohun Bagan kick-off in front of more than 90,000 spectators..It's a cracking atmosphere..
  • No surprises in either starting lineups Mohun Bagan XI: Sangram; Surkumar, Debnath, Zeleny, Dhanarajan; Nabi, Barreto, Jewel, Masih; Odafa & Chhetri Subs: Sudipta Banerjee, Snehashish Chakraborty, Daljeet Singh, Sourav Chakraborty, N.P. Pradeep, Souvik Chakraborty, Ashim Biswas East Bengal XI: Gurpreet; Naoba, Nirmal, Okpara, Robert;Vashum, Suhsant,Penn, Sanju; Gow & Robin Subs: Sandip Nandy, Saikat Saha Roy, Gurwinder Singh, Saumik Dey, Harmanjot Singh Khabra, Ravinder Singh, Baljit Sahni
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