ATK-Mohun Bagan powered past traditional rival SC East Bengal 2-0 in the maiden Kolkata derby of the Indian Super League at the Tilak Maidan, Vasco, on Friday. Roy Krishna (49th minute) and Manvir Singh (85) found the target as Antonio Habas’ men registered their second successive victory of the season.
SCEB vs ATKMB Kolkata Derby
East Bengal enjoyed a clear edge in terms of possession in the opening half, but it was Bagan which had the best chance to score. In the 36th minute, midfielder Javi Hernandez unleashed a powerful left-footer that was headed for goal, but East Bengal goalkeeper Debjit Majumder pulled off a fantastic save. Hernandez’s effort was easily the highlight of the first half.
Roy Krishna celebrates his goal for ATK Mohun Bagan against SC East Bengal. – ISL/Sportzpics
Though East Bengal had quite a few openings in the…