CFL Premier Division -A: East Bengal 3-0 Southern Samity
Khalid Jamils side secured their fourth straight win in the Calcutta Premier Division and continues to remain at the top of the table.
In the ongoing Calcutta Football League Premier Division-A East Bengal outplayed Southern Samity 3-0 on Wednesday afternoon at East Bengal Ground.
Red and Gold took the lead early in the 8th minute through Laldanmawia Ralte who took advantage of defensive confusion inside the box and handed the 1-0 lead to his team.
The Southern Samity did create some good move and opportunity but lacked the experience to tackle the ball inside the box under pressure. At past half an hour mark East Bengal had the opportunity to double the lead but Brandon failed to beat Southern custodian, Bhaskar after one on one battle thus ending the first session at 1-0 for East Bengal.
Confident East Bengal was not ready to settle with 1 goal and started invading for the goal. Three minutes before an hour mark Samad Ali Mullick´s right wing cross went straight inside the net much to everyone´s surprise. The goal was a big setback for Southern Samity and they failed to regroup the team.
At the end of the fifth quarter, Mahmoud Al Amna received a rebound from the post on Willis Plaza´s shot and made no mistake to grant 3-0 lead to his side.
There was no come back for Southern Samity and Khalid Jamil boys handed his fourth straight win in his first stint as Red and Gold coach.
Full-time: East Bengal 3-0 Southern Samity
90 Five minutes added on
74 GOAL!!! Al Amna takes the score 3-0.
63 Substitution for Southern Samity Manish Maithani OFF Goutam Thakur IN
62 Yellow card to Rakesh Masih
60 Substitution for East Bengal Brandon Vanlalremdika OFF Surabuddin Mallick IN
58 Substitution for East Bengal Suhair V.P. OFF Gabriel Fernandes IN
57 GOAL!! Samad Ali Mallick gives his team a two goal lead.
46 And the second half is underway
Half-time: East Bengal 1-0 Southern Samity
45+1 Substitution for Southern Samity Dipankar Roy OFF Somnath IN
45 Two minutes added on...
14 Substitution for Southern Samity Jonny OFF Deepak IN