Mohun Bagan SG fought again twice from being a purpose down to carry conventional rival East Bengal 2-2 in an intensely contested motion of the primary Kolkata derby of the ISL-10, on the Salt Lake Stadium right here on Saturday.
Mohun Bagan had received all earlier six conferences with its arch rival ever because the two began taking part in within the ISL.
East Bengal took the initiative with a purpose within the third minute that set the tone of the extremely charged contest. East Bengal acquired its opener by means of the left after Nishu Kumar despatched a measured cross that discovered midfielder Ajay Chhetri. The midfielder caught his leg out to divert the ball into the online earlier than the Mohun Bagan defence may react.
Mohun Bagan step by step clawed again into the match and located the equaliser within the seventeenth minute off Armando Sadiku who latched on to a Brendan Hamill floater to seek out the goal. The motion remained fairly evenly contested until half-time. Sadiku may have doubled his tally within the fortieth minute however the Albanian striker shot over an open purpose.
East Bengal regarded a extra composed facet after the break and regained the lead within the fifty fifth minute off a penalty. Cleiton Silva discovered the goal from the spot as East Bengal seemed to be headed for a win.
Desperate to maintain its unbeaten derby file within the ISL intact, Mohun Bagan fought again once more and restored parity within the 87th minute off Dimitri Petratos.
The end result: Mohun Bagan SG 2 (Sadiku 17, Petratos 87) drew with East Bengal 2 (Ajay Chhetri 3, Cleiton Silva 55-pen).