Calcutta Football League: Mohun Bagan stunned by Aryan, East Bengal posts win

Mohun Bagan was handed a 2-1 loss by Aryan Club on Thursday, while East Bengal bounced back from its loss against Peerless SC with a 4-2 victory over Kalighat MS.

FILE PHOTO: Mohun Bagan is at fourth spot on the Calcutta Football League standings after eight matches with 14 points.

FILE PHOTO: Mohun Bagan is at fifth spot on the Calcutta Football League standings after seven matches.   -  Rajeev Bhatt

Aryan Club stunned Mohun Bagan 2-1 in the Calcutta Football League Premier Division ‘A’ at the Kalyani Stadium on Thursday. In another match, East Bengal recovered from its loss to Peerless to beat Kalighat Milan Sangha 4-2.

Following a goalless first period, Aryan secured the lead through Gatch’s 63rd minute strike. Aryan intensified the attack and Sandeep Oraw scored off a free-kick in the 80th minute to double the lead.

Bagan had a consolation goal in the 90th minute, when Subho Ghosh’s header found the net, but could not avoid its second loss.

EB rode on Santos Colado’s brace to rally and defeat Kalighat.

Tuhin Sikdar’s left-footer put Kalighat ahead in the 37th minute, but Bidyashagar Singh equalised four minutes later.

Tuhin Das’ own goal gave EB an upper hand before Colado’s deflection made it 3-1.

Rahul Paswan’s powerful shot reduced the margin, but Colado utilised Bidyashagar’s pass to complete his brace and ensure EB’s win.

After playing seven matches each, EB is at third place with 13 points, while Bagan is at fifth with 11 points.

The results: Aryan Club 2 (Gatch 63, Sandeep Oraw 80) bt Mohun Bagan 1 (Subho Ghosh 89); East Bengal 4 (Bidyashagar Singh 41, Tuhin Das-OG 59, Santos Colado 64 and 81) bt Kalighat MS 2 (Tuhin Sikdar 37, Rahul Paswan 80).