129TH DURAND CUP 2019 - BENGAL (TEAMS - EAST BENGAL)

UBAID HELPS GOKULAM FC TO ENTER THE FINAL OF DURAND CUP
21.08.19: EAST BENGAL 1(2)-1(3) GOKULAM KERALA (120')
QEB : SAMAD ALI MULLICK(17')
GKFC : MARCUS JOSEPH(90+2')
QEB : MIrshad, Samad, Mehtab, Pascual, Manoj, Brandon, Kassim, Dika, Colado, Bidyasagar, Pintu.
GKFC : Ubaid, Naocha, Andre, Irshad, Jestin, Sebastian, Rashid, Joseph, Malemnganba, Shibil, Henry.
REFEREE :TESAJ NARVENKAR



EAST BENGAL <b><font color=red> 1(2)-1(3) </b> </font> GOKULAM KERALA (120')

GOKULAM KERALA FC ENTERED THE FINAL OF THE DURAND CUP
Tondomba (EB) 2-3
Lalromawia (GK) 2-3
Haokip (EB) 2-2
Jestin (GK) 1-2
Pascual (EB) 1-1
Metai (GK) 0-1
Colado (EB) 0-1
Pellassari (GK) 0-1
DIKA (EB) 0-0
MATCH MOVED TO PENALTY SHOOT OUT
120+2': 1ST HALF EXTRA TIME SCORE: EAST BENGAL 1-1 GOKULAM FC
120+2': Referee blew the final whistle.
120+2': Pintu fouled at the age of 18 yards free kick to East Bengal.
120+1: YELLOW CARD to joseph for elbowing Noarem
120+1': Pallessari's free kick brilliantly collected by Mirshad.
120': 2 minutes added time.
117': East Bengal are in counter attack....Kamalpreet's cross pass collected by Ubaid
115': Scores are 1-1, East Bengal playing in ten men.
112': Gokulam FC are attacking continuously, East Bengal are finding hard to defend.
111': Pellasarri's corner from the right curled over the goal line.
110': Pellasarri's corner cleared for another corner to Gokulam.
109': Joseph's cross pass cleared by Kassim for a corner.
107': A good save by Mirshad......saved a ball from almost the feet of Joseph.
106': second half extra time starts.
105+2': 1ST HALF EXTRA TIME SCORE: EAST BENGAL 1-1 GOKULAM FC
105': 2 minutes added time.
102': A long pass from Pellissari but Joseph was far behind.
98': Joseph's header of a cross pass from Kiseka saved by Mirshad. Joseph was in a clear position.
97': The inclusion of Bruno Pellisseari yeild result for Gokulam.
96': Gokulam are in drivers seat as they are playing in East Bengal half
94': Joseph's left footed grounder collected by Mirshad in second attampt.
93': East Bengal playing in 10 men, as the course of the game change suddenly
91': 1st half extra time started.
MATCH MOVED TO EXTRA TIME
90+6': 90 MINUTES SCORE: EAST BENGAL 1-1 GOKULAM FC
90+2': GOALLLLLLLL........ Joseph converts the penalty
90+1': RED CARD to MEHTAB, he pulled down Kisekka inside the 18 yards....PENALTY for GOKULAM
90': 6 minutes added time.
87': Sabestian's corner cleared by Pintu East Bengal survived.
86': Joseph's cross pass blocked by Kaqssim for a corner.
85': Pellisari's left footed shot of a defection of East Bengal defense went wide.
83': Dika's free kick punched away by Ubaid.
82': YELLOW CARD to Metai for pulling down Pintu from behind, free kick for East Bengal.
79': REPLACEMENT EAST BENGAL: Bidyasagar out, Haokip in
78': YELLOW CARD to Bidyasagar, he tries to kick the ball from the offside position
76': REPLACEMENT GOKULAM: Rashid out, Salah in
75': REPLACEMENT GOKULAM: Pelissari in, Andre out
74': kamalpreet's cross pass from the right cleared by Gokulam defense Bidyasagar was far behind.
72': WATER BREAK FOR HOT & HUMID CONDITION
71': Rashid's corner from the left went over the goal line.
70': Kamalpreet cleared a ball from Joseph for a corner
67': Gokulam had some good moves in the second session utilising both the flanks.
66': REPLACEMENT EAST BENGAL: Brandon out, Naorem in
65': Sabestain's cross from the left bloked by Manoj, ball cleared by Mehtab
63': Dika's left footed low shot of a pass from Brandon saved by Ubaid.
61': Kiseka's cross pass headed away by Mehtab out of the danger zone.
60': East Bengal leading by 1-0, Gokulam looking much more positive in the second session.
59': Colado's free kick cleared by Gokulam defense
58': YELLOW CARD to Irshad.
57': Pintu was fouled by Irshad dangerously, free kick for East Bengal
54': REPLACEMENT EAST BENGAL: Kamalpreet in, Samad out.
53': Samad was injured of a collusion with Kiseka, he may be replaced.
51': Chance wasted by Kiseka, he shoots straight to Mirshad from age of the 18 yards.
50': Colados' corner from the left cleared by Gokulam defense.
48': Joseph's corner from the right cleared by Mehtab out of the danger zone.
47': A long forward pass from Samad but well covered by Gokulam defenders
46': Second session starts
45+5': HALF TIME SCORE: EAST BENGAL 1-0 GOKULAM FC
45+4': A brilliant save by Mirshad.....he punched away a long ranger from Metai.
45': 4 minutes added time.
44': A cross pass from the right by Joseph cleared by mehtab.
42': A free kick from the right by Colado cleared away by Irshad out of the danger zone.
39': East Bengal leading by 1-0, could have increased the lead , wasted easy chances even in one to one situations.
36': A easy chance wasted by Pintu.....he shoots straight to Ubaid of a pass from Colado. Pintu should have pass it to Bidyasagar who was in a clear position.
35': Kisera's header of a corner from Jestin sailed over the bar.
33': A long lob from kassim cleared by Gokulam defense
31': YELLOW CARD to Rashid of Gokulam.....he pushed Brandon from behind.
29': Ubaid had a busy time so far under the bar, East Bengal are on fire now.
27': WATER BREAK FOR HOT & HUMID CONDITION
26': Kiseka unable to got past his marker, Dika cleared
24': A forward pass from Brandon but Bidyasagar was far behind, Ubaid collects.
22': A cross from Joseph after covering a long space but no Gokulam footballers were there to connect.
20': Colado's corner punched away by Ubaid.
19': Colado's free kick from the right cleared by Gokulam defense for a corner
17': GOALLLLLL....... East Bengal leading.Samad's long ranger from almost 30 yards curled into the net.
16': Bidyasagar unable to control a forward pass from Dika, cleared by Gokulam defense.
14': East Bengal earned the first corner......Colado's corner punched away by Ubaid.
13': Colado was tackeled timely by Singh ball rolled over the goal line.
10': Samad was pushed blocked by Andree , ball cleared out of the danger zone.
7': Samad was dangerously fouled outside the 18 yards by Andre, Referee denied free kick
HEAD TO HEAD
09/03/19 : Gokulam -- (1-2) -- East Bengal
08/12/18 : East Bengal -- (3-1) -- Gokulam
17/02/18 : Gokulam -- (2-1) -- East Bengal
27/12/17 : East Bengal -- (1-0) -- Gokulam
6': A faulty cleareance from Manoj, but Mirshad avoid danger as Two Gokulam strikers were inside the 18 yards.
3': A brilliant save by Ubaid, denied Bidyasagar who was rushing inside of a pass from Colado.
2': Pintu's cross pass from the right of a pass from Kassim hit the bar.
1': Colado's free kik cleared by Gokulam defense.
0: Match started.


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PREVIEW : DURAND SEMIFINAL: EAST BENGAL vs GOKULAM FC ON 21ST AUGUST 2019
20.8.19 : East Bengal is now all set to face the challenge of Gokulam Kerala FC in the first semifinal of the 129th Durand Cup at Kolkata tomorrow. Though Red and Gold will enjoy the advantage of playing in front of the home crowd, but Gokulam Kerala seems to be one of strongest team to face in the Durand semifinal.

EAST BENGAL <b><font color=red> vs </b> </font> GOKULAM KERALA

It will be a testing phase for East Bengal to perform at the best in the semi final against Gokulam. While interacting Alejandro Menandez said that he is expecting his team to do well to over come the challenge of the Kerala outfit.
HEAD TO HEAD
09/03/19 : Gokulam 1-2 East Bengal
08/12/18 : East Bengal 3-1 Gokulam
17/02/18 : Gokulam 2-1 East Bengal
27/12/17 : East Bengal 1-0 Gokulam

The main treat in front of East Bengal's central defense is Marcus Joseph, the striker from Trinidad and Tobaco of Gokulam Kerala who scored eight goals including two hatricks out of the eleven goals scored by Golkulam in the group stages.

On the contrary East Bengal's upfront will depend on the brilliance of Jamie Santos Colado and Kasim Aidara.A lot depends on young Bidyasagar Singh who scored some impotant goals at the crucial stages in the group stages. Alejandro Menandez said that his team is motivated enough and looking for a positive result in the semifinal. The match will start at 3 PM at YBK - KOLKATA.

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14.08.19: EAST BENGAL 2-1 BENGALURU FC (FT)
BFC : AJAY CHETRI(16')
QEB : BIDYASAGAR SINGH 60', 74'.

EAST BENGAL <b><font color=red> 2-1 </b> </font> BENGALURU FC

QEB : L.Mawaia, Asheer, Borja, Kamalpreet, Abhishek, Boithang, Aidara, Dika, Brandon, Colado, Pintu.
BFC : Aditya, Sairuat, Edmund, Parag, Roshan, Namgyal, Ajay, Suresh, Leon, Gusmirat.
REFEREE : TESAJ NARVENKAR.
FULL TIME SCORE : EAST BENGAL 2-1 BENGALURU FC
90': 4 MINUTES ADDED TIME.
85': REPLACEMENT EAST BENGAL:: Kamalpreet out and Samad Ali in.
75': EAST BENGAL 2-1 BENGALURU FC
74': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 2-1 for East Bengal. Vidyasagar Singh scored twice after recieving a ball from Colado covers a long space in sheer speed and beat Bengaluru goalkeeper with a right footed placing.
70': It is evenly poised match, as both the teams are playing open game.
66': SCORE : EAST BENGAL 1-1 BENGALURU FC
64': CHANCE MISSED BY EAST BENGAL..Asheer Aktar's close header from Dika's corner kick well saved by Aditya.
58': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 1-1. Bidyasagar Singh scored BRILLIANT WITH HIS LEFT FOOTED VOLLEY FROM OUT SIDE FROM TOP OF THE 18 YARDS FINDS THE TARGET.

EAST BENGAL <b><font color=red> 2-1 </b> </font> BENGALURU FC

57': Counter attack of East Bengal through Bidyasagar went for 3rd Corner kick. poor corner kick of Dika.
56': Free kick saved by Ralte.
55': Dika fouled to Leonardo free kick for BFC in danger area.
53': East Bengal won their last 2 matches in DURAND CUP.
51': SCORE : EAST BENGAL 0-1 BENGALURU FC
49': Brandon missed another chance to score.
47': Bidyasagar's close shot well saved by BFC keeper.
46': SUBSTITUTTE : EAST BENGAL : Vidyasagar in and Haokip out.
45+1': HALF TIME SCORE : EAST BENGAL 0-1 BENGALURU FC
45': 1 minute added time.
42': A aimless cross pass from Colado, his cross pass easily collected by Aditya. Colado should have pass the ball to Pintu or Haokip who were in the claear position.
40': Bengaluru FC leading by 1-0, East Bengal needs to come back strongly, failed to create any impact in Bengaluru central defense so far.
36': A miss by Haokip........ shoots wide from a close range of a pass from Pintu.
35': A long lob from Broja, cleared by Gusmirat before Colado can create any danger.
32': Edmund's header of a long throw from Suresh missed the target.
29': A pass from Kasim inside the box, but Pintu failed to trap, ball cleared by Bengaluru defense.
27': The young boys of Bengaluru FC are dominating, hardly allowing might East Bengal any space.
23': East Bengal trailing by a goal had to earn a point in order to qualify for the next round.
20': A corner from Suresh from the right, cleared by Mawia.
18': East Bengal on a counter attack, Pintu shoots wide from a close range.
16': GOAAAAAAAAALLLLL.. 1-0 to Bengaluru FC. Edmund shot hit the post and AJAY CHETRI scored of the defection.
15': A long run by Suresh down the left, but Abhishek cleared the ball out of the danger zone.
13': It was a equally poised game so far.
11': Dika's shot cleared by Bengaluru defense.
9 ': Colado fouled by Parag inside the 18 yards, indirect free kick for East Bengal inside the 18 yards.
7': Colado again , wasted a cross pass from Kamalpreet inside the 18 yards, ball went over the cross bar.
5': Colado failed to control a pass from Kamalpreet inside the 18 yards , ball cleared by Bengaluru defense.
3': Edmund was in a clear position, just to beat the East Bengal goalkeeper, but Asheer cleared the ball to safety.
2': Dika's corner was wasted by Broja, he failed to control the ball.
1': Dika's cross defected of a defender went of for a corner.
. 0': Match started.
0': Match will start soon.


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06.08.2019: EAST BENGAL 6-0 JAMSHEDPUR FC (FT)
QEB : J. Colado (5' Pen), 7', Pintu Mahato, Vidyasagar Singh 74', 82', Haokip 90+2'
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MOM : Pintu Mahato ( East Bengal)
EB :Mirshad, Asheer, Kamalpreet, Abhishek, Tondomba, Colado, Pintu, Kassim, Marti, Vidyasagar, Brandon.
JFC : Amrit Gope, Naresh, Vijay, Karandeep, Baset, Marchester, Aakash, Billu, Mansana. L.Killong, Vikash.
EAST BENGAL <font color=red><b> 6-0 </b></font> JAMSHEDPUR FC (FT)

FT : EAST BENGAL WIN 6-0. PINTU MAHATO DECLARED MAN OF THE MATCH.
90+2': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 6-0. Haokip sored from Vidyasagar's right sided cross..
90": 3 minutes added time.
90': EAST BENGAL 5-0 JAMSHEDPUR FC
82': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 5-0. Vidyasagar Sing scored another.
74': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 4-0 for East Bengal. Brandon to Vidyasar Singh and he finished nice with left footer. 2nd goal of Vidyasagar ( ARMY RED).
70': EAST BENGAL 3-0 JAMSHEDPUR FC
64': Vijay of BFC fouled Abhishek, Free kick for EB.
61': Pintu Mahato injured and under in treatment.
59': 50': PLAYER CHANGE- EAST BENGAL : Tondomba out and Prakash Sarkar in.
53': corner kick of JFC cleared.
EAST BENGAL <font color=red><b> 6-0 </b></font> JAMSHEDPUR FC (FT)

53': Long shot of Harsha of JFC and Mirsad saved for corner kick.
50': PLAYER CHANGE- EAST BENGAL : Marti out and Borja Gomez in.
50': EAST BENGAL 3-0 JAMSHEDPUR FC
49': EB keeper Mirsad collected a grounder shot of JFc.
47': 2ND HALF MATCH STARTS.
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HALF TIME : EAST BENGAL 3-0 JAMSHEDPUR FC
45': 1 minute added time.
44': Long Throw in of JFC went to EB keeper.
40': Well saved by Mirshad K of East Bengal off a long ranger of JFC.
34': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL : 3-0 for East Bengal. Pintu Mahato trippled the lead.
31': Not visible the field and action properly due to heavy shower now.
30': STILL EAST BENGAL IS LEADING 2-0 OVER JAMSHEDPUR FC.
28': Heavy shower starts now in the field.
27': Well effort of Haokip from long distance with his left footer but BFC keeper caught it.
26': It's is raining now in the field.
25': Now slow pace in the match. East Bengal is leading 2-0.
24': More pressure of East Bengal searching for More goal now.
21': EAST BENGAL 2-0 JAMSHEDPUR FC
19': WHAT A CHANCE - Haokip's shot off Kamalpreet pass hts the post and out.
17': Attack of Pintu stopped by JFC keeper.
10': PLAYER CHANGE- EAST BENGAL : Colado out and Boithang Haokip in.
7': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 2-0 for East Bengal. 2nd goal of Colado with a brilliant movement and scored the goal.
4': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 1-0 for East Bengal as Colado scored from spot Kick.
3': PENALTY FOR EAST BENGAL : Colado from Kassim was advancing in the open net while JFC keeper fouled him in box. YELLOW CARD TO JFC KEEPER AMRIT GOPE.
2': FIrst Attack of East Bengal, Colado's left footer from close well saved by JFC keeper.
1' : MATCH STARTS AT EAST BENGAL GROUND. FOLLOW AND REFRESH PAGE ...
0': EAST BENGAL BEAT ARMY RED 2-0 IN THIER 1ST MATCH OF 129TH DURAD CUP AT HOME GROUND.
0': EAST BENGAL TO FACE ISL SIDE JAMSHEDPUR FC IN THIER 2ND MATCH OF 129TH DURAD CUP AT HOME GROUND TODAY.

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EAST BENGAL START DURAND CAMPAIGN WITH A BRACE
03.08.2019 : EAST BENGAL 2-0 ARMY RED (FT)
EAST BENGAL : JAIME SANTOS COLADO (84'), BIDYASAGAR SINGH (90')
EAST BENGAL <font color=red><b> 2-0 </b></font> ARMY RED (FT)

EAST BENGAL : Ralte, Samad, Gomez, Mehtab, Manoj, Brandon, Boithang, Rohulpuia, Dika, Santos, Abhijit.
ARMY RED : Shanoos, Zothanpuia, Suresh, Sunil, Sushil, Jain, Alwin, Mukesh, Kumardeep, Randhan, Liton.
REFEREE: R VENKATESH.
EAST BENGAL <font color=red><b> 2-0 </b></font> ARMY RED (FT)

90+2': FULL TIME SCORE: EAST BENGAL 2-0 ARMY RED
90': 2 minutes added time.
90': GOALLLLLLL.......... Bidyasagar scored of a cross pass from Samad from the right.
86': Army Red are down to ten men, as East Bengal are trying to increse the lead.
84': GOALLLLLLLL........ Santos' shot from the free kick went inside the goal.
82': REPLACEMENT ARMY: ChandaBahadur in, Liton out.
83': RED CARD to Shanoos, the Army goalkeeper. he pulled down Bidyasagar who was about to push the ball in the goal.
80': HALF TIME SCORE: EAST BENGAL 0-0 ARMY RED
79': Chance for Army But Liton's shot went wide. Liton got the ball of a miss pass from Kasim.
78': REPLACEMENT EAST BENGAL: Baithang out, Bidyasagar in
EAST BENGAL <font color=red><b> 2-0 </b></font> ARMY RED (FT)

75': REPLACEMENT ARMY: Sushil out, Herojit in.
73': East Bengal had some clear chances in the first session, but was unlucky when two chances hit the bar and Abhijit shoots straight to the goalkeeper from the close range.
70': Santos header went wide of a pass from Brandon from the right.
69': Manoj's long ranger of a pass from Kasim went high over the cross bar.
67': YELLOW CARD to Boithang for rough play.
65': Dika's corner from the left cleared by Army defense.
64': REPLACEMENT ARMY: Alwin out, Bikash in .
63': Match still goalless, East Bengal had some positive chances to score.
60': HALF TIME SCORE: EAST BENGAL 0-0 ARMY RED
59': REPLACEMENT EAST BENGAL: Abhijit out, Pintu in
58': REPLACEMENT EAST BENGAL: Kasim in , Rohulpuia out.
EAST BENGAL <font color=red><b> 2-0 </b></font> ARMY RED (FT)

56'; A long run by Liton, but the area was covered very well by Gomez and finally Raltey collects 53': Dika'a shot of a cross from Abhijit from the right defected of a Army defender, but collected by Shanoos.
51'; Mehtab's header of a corner from Dika went high over the cross bar.
49': Santos unable to reach a forward pass from Brandon, Shanoos collects.
47': Bothang's low grounder of a pass from Santos saved by the Army goalkeeper.
46': Second half starts.
45+2': HALF TIME SCORE: EAST BENGAL 0-0 ARMY RED
45+1': YELLOW CARD to Zothanpuia of Army for rough tackle to Manoj. EAST BENGAL <font color=red><b> 2-0 </b></font> ARMY RED (FT)

43'; Mukesh's cross pass from the right blocked by Gomez.
40': EAST BENGAL 0-0 ARMY RED
39': A long pass from Diks to Santos, but Santos was slow in reacting.
36': Suresh was in a clear position of a pass from Jain,but Raltey saved the situation.
33': After a continuous attack from East Bengal, Army had some good moves deep inside the East Bengal half but denied by Mehtab and Gomez.
30': Dika's corner from the right cleared by Army defense.
29': Hard luck for East Bengal........Boithang's shot hit the post of a pass from Dika.
26': YELLOW CARD to Alwin for a rough tackle to Samad.
24': Santos's free kick from outside the 18 yards hit the cross bar, the return ball was saved by Suresh from the goal line as Abhijit was following.
22': Abhijit's shot saved by Shanoos, Abhijit could have placed at the far corner.
20': EAST BENGAL 0-0 ARMY RED
EAST BENGAL <font color=red><b> 2-0 </b></font> ARMY RED (FT)

19': A goal line save by Kumardeep, saved a push from Mehtab of a corner from Dika. 16': A long throw from Mukesh cleared by Gomez as Jain was following the ball.
14': East Bengal had the initial dominance, but the Army Red are trying to settle down.
12': A cross pass from Alwin from the left, but Mehatab cleared the ball to safety.
10': A wrong pass by Mehtab, Army strikers were rushing inside, but Manoj cleared the ball to safety.
8': East Bengal in attack......Boithag's cross pass of a pass from Santos cleared by Army defense.
7': Abhijit's shot of a pass from Samad defected of the Army defense and went out.
5': Samad's cross pass of a pass from Abhijit went over the goal line. 2': Samad's cross pass from the right cleared by Mukesh of Army.
1': A long throw from Mukesh cleared by Abhijit out of the 18 yards.
0': Match started.
O': EAST BENGAL TO START THE 2019-20 SEASON AGAINST ARMY RED IN GROUP LEAGUE MATCH OF DURAND CUP.
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