Durand Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan win Kolkata derby
ATK Mohun Bagan (ATKMB) won the famous Kolkata derby, courtesy a Sumit Passi own-goal, over their arch-rivals Emami East Bengal (EEB) in a Group B game of the Durand Cup
KOLKATA: ATK Mohun Bagan (ATKMB) won the famous Kolkata derby, courtesy a Sumit Passi own-goal, over their arch-rivals Emami East Bengal (EEB) in a Group B game of the Durand Cup at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK), here on Sunday.
In front of a capacity 60,000 plus crowd, ATK Mohun Bagan were the more dominating team in the match while EEB also had their chances, but remained goalless after three games in the tournament.
The Group however still stands open with all of the five teams, yet to confirm their knockout berths.
ATKMB will be the first of the two rivals to come back on field, when they take on the Indian Navy in their final game on August 31 at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan while EEB will be up against Mumbai City FC at the same venue on September 3.
Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC notched up their first win of the season in Durand Cup, with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Army Red Football Team (ARFT) in a Group C clash at the Khuman Lampak stadium on Sunday. IANS
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