A 10-man SC East Bengal side secured its first point of the 2020-21 Indian Super League when it held Jamshedpur FC to a goalless draw at the Tilak Maidan stadium on Thursday. Two red cards and a host of bookings highlighted the action which failed to rise above mediocrity.

East Bengal was put on the back foot right in the first quarter of action when Eugeneson Lyngdoh received marching orders collecting his second yellow card in the 25th minute.

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The decision seemed to be a bit too harsh on the player as Lyngdoh clearly made contact with the ball and accidently tripped Jamshedpur’s Brazil midfielder Alexandre Lima on the follow-through.

But a refereeing oversight in the end curtailed his stay on the field. Jamshedpur defender Laldinliana Renthlei met with the same fate but that happened during…

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