Trinidad and Tobago international scored thrice in Khalid Jamil sides five-goal thriller against Tollygunge at Maidan.
East Bengal hammered a huge 5-0 win over Tollygunge Agragami in the ongoing Calcutta Football League Premier Division today at East Bengal Ground, Maida, Kolkata.
Confident Red and Gold brigade took charge from the very start earning a free kick early in the fifth minute without result though. The first breakthrough for East Bengal came in the 28th minute through Trinidad and Tobago striker Willis Plaza who headed the ball into the net from Chullova´s corner.
Tollygunge worked had to bring in the parity but scoreline remained unchanged to 1-0 at the end of the first session.
Tollygunge kicked off the second half with much aggression looking for the goal. However, Willis Plaza scored again for Red and Gold brigade in the 51st minute to disheartened Tolly side. Plaza dribbled past 3 Tollygunge defenders inside the penalty box and before hitting the ball at the back of the net.
Twelve minutes later Willis Plaza scored his hat-trick. Plaza received in a brilliant left-wing cross from Chullova and Trinidad and Tobago striker tapped the ball into the net to give a 3-0 lead to East Bengal.
As the time running away Tollygunge was losing all hope and Nikhil Poojary added another for East Bengal to make it 4-0 in the 82nd minute. Two minutes later Laldanmawia Ralte scored to make the score 5-0 for Khalid Jamil side.
East Bengal remains at the top of the league table with 22 points from 8 games with 7 win. Mohun Bagan remains at the 2nd place with 19 points from 7 games and 6 wins followed by Mohammedan SC with 14 points.
Full-time: East Bengal Club 5-0 Tollygunje Agragami
90+2: Double Yellow Card to Goutam Kujur
90: Three minutes added on
84: Goal!! L. Ralte
82: GOAL!! Nikhil scores for Bengal
80: Substitution for East Bengal Willis Plaza OFF Jobby Justin IN
78: Substitution for Tollygunge Laltu OFF Nabin Hela IN
64: Substitution for East Bengal Amna OFF Shurabuddin IN
68: Yellow Card to Hira Mondal
63: GOAL!! Willis Plaza Hat-trick
60: Substitution for Tollygunge PhoolChand OFF Anthony Soren IN
59: Substitution for East Bengal Gabriel Fernandes OFF Cavin Lobo IN