Calcutta Football League: Mohun Bagan leapfrogs East Bengal with win over Rainbow

Catch the highlights of the Calcutta Football League match between Mohun Bagan and NBP Rainbow from Kalyani.

Mohun Bagan, if it wins the contest against Rainbow on Sunday, will leapfrog East Bengal to climb to the second spot on the table, on equal points with leader Peerless.

Mohun Bagan, if it wins the contest against Rainbow on Sunday, will leapfrog East Bengal to climb to the second spot on the table, on equal points with leader Peerless.   -  Twitter/@teamkolkataIN

Subha Ghosh scored the winner for Mohun Bagan from a header as the Mariners went above East Bengal in the Calcutta Football League standings. Here's how Mohun Bagan defeated NBP Rainbow at the Kalyani Stadium.


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FULL TIME: MOHUN BAGAN 1-0 NBP RAINBOW AC - Subha Ghosh seals the win for the Mariners with his 65th-minute header. The Mariners now leapfrog East Bengal in the CFL standings! However, East Bengal has played a match lesser than its arch-rival.

90+3' - CHANCE! Chamorro's header off Gonzalez's free-kick delivery hits the crossbar! That could have been the second goal for the Mariners!

90' - Four minutes have been added on here.

83' - A win here today will take Mohun Bagan's point tally to 14. Mariners will be second on the table, just below Peerless, owing to a lesser goal difference. Peerless is at 14 points too.

82' - Final change for Mohun Bagan: Salva Chamorro comes in, Beitia goes off.

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77' - Corner-kick for Rainbow, but comes nothing from it as the final header goes over the bar.

70' - Second change for Mohun Bagan: Naorem goes off, Faiaz comes on.

65' - GOAL! MOHUN BAGAN 1-0 NBP RAINBOW AC. Subha Ghosh heads the ball in to the net from the box as Beitia gets the assist from his corner-kick. The Mohun Bagan crowd celebrates!

58' - Free-kick for Mohun Bagan. Beitia takes it as he sends the ball into the box, aiming for someone to tap it in from the far post but nobody gets to it.

55' - Free-kick for Rainbow and it is taken deep. However, Mohun Bagan goalkeeper safely collects it.

53' - Mohun Bagan substitution: Britto PM makes way for Subha Ghosh.

51' - Free-kick for Mohun Bagan and Beitia takes it. He sends an aerial delivery foward for Britto, whose cross from the right wing goes out of play.

46' - Mohun Bagan tries to build attack from the right wing but Britto PM fails to keep the ball in.


HALF TIME: MOHUN BAGAN 0-0 NBP RAINBOW AC - The first half comes to an end as the score line remains unchanged. Mohun Bagan is yet to break the deadlock.

44' - WIDE! Lalramchullova takes a shot from distance, but it goes haywire!

41' - Corner-kick for Rainbow, but nothing comes off it as Richard shoots wide.

38' - Free-kick to Mohun Bagan and Joseba Beitia steps up for it. His effort is cleared and the ball falls to SK Sahil. However, Sahil's attempt too is saved.

30' - CHANCE MISSED! Mohun Bagan's Suhair VP makes a blunder of an easy chance as he misses a sitter. Mohun Bagan still 0-0!

24' - CHANCE FOR MOHUN BAGAN! Nongdomba Naorem's effort is aim for top right corner but it misses the mark!

20' - Mohun Bagan player Lalchhawnkima is fouled and Rainbow is shown a yellow card.

13' - Mohun Bagan has been trying to show its attacking display by building some action up front.

10' - Ten minutes in and there has been no change in the score so far. Mohun Bagan 0-0 NBP Rainbow AC.

2' - An early corner for Mohun Bagan but nothing comes off it as the Mariners fail to capitalise from the set-piece.



Team news and more from the Kalyani Stadium:

Mohun Bagan XI: Debjit Majumder, Lalramchullova, Lalchhawnkima, Daneil Cyrus, Gurjinder Kumar, SK Sahil, Fran González, Joseba Beitia, Nongdamba Naorem, Britto PM, Suhair VP.

Mohun Bagan substitutes: Shilton Paul, Shilton D’Silva, Bikramjit Singh, Subha Ghosh, Kiyan Nasiri, Lalramzauva Khiangte, Sk Faiaz, Salva Chamorro, Sukhdev Singh.

NBP Rainbow AC XI: Ankur, Richard, Pradip, Subhankar, Chattu, Avijit, Sourav, Saikat, Kazeem, Sujoy, Felix Chidi.

Referee: Tanmoy Dhar.



IMPORTANT UPDATE: The match, which was supposed to commence at 2:30 PM has been postponed to 5 PM by the Indian Football Association (IFA). Full story here - Mohun Bagan's clash against NBP Rainbow postponed


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Where to watch: The match kicks off at 5 p.m. IST and will be telecast live on Sadhna News, Addatimes app. It can also be streamed on Sadhna News' YouTube channel.