Kolkata giant SC East Bengal (EB) will make its Indian Super League debut against arch-rival Mohun Bagan (now ATK Mohun Bagan) in match nine of the 2020-21 season in the unfamiliar surroundings of Tilak Maidan in Goa on November 27, Friday.

One of the oldest rivalries in world football, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan have locked horns for close to a century now, as fans eagerly wait for the first Kolkata derby in the current Indian top division.

Both the clubs, which are over 100 years old, have clashed across 31 different competitions, including 18 exhibition games. East Bengal has won three National Football League/ I-League titles, 8 Federation Cup titles, 16 Durand Cup titles and 29 IFA Shield trophies. Mohun Bagan has been the champion of the National Football League five times, including the last season’s I-League title, 14 Federation Cup titles, 16 Durand Cup titles and 22 IFA…

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