ATK Mohun Bagan (ATKMB) won the match against their arch-rival Emami East Bengal (EEB) on Sunday in Kolkata Derby. The Kolkata Derby (KB) is one of the most popular clashes in football that takes place in Kolkata, between arch-rivals East Bengal and ATK Mohun Bagan. Kolkata Derby returns to the city after two years via Durand Cup 2022.
EEB’s Sumeet Passi scored an own goal as ATK Mohun Bagan defeated Emami East Bengal by 1-0 in the Durand Cup 2022.
ATKMB lost their first clash to Rajasthan United FC and drew with Mumbai City in their second match. Whereas, EEB played goalless draws against the Indian Navy and Rajasthan respectively.
An enthralling game of football in front of a remarkable atmosphere comes to an end as @atkmohunbaganfc pips Emami East Bengal by a solitary goal.#EEB 0-1 #ATKMB#EEBATKMB ⚔️#KolkataDerby 🏟️#DurandCup 🏆#IndianOilDurandCup 🏆#DurandCup2022 🏆#IndianFootball ⚽ pic.twitter.com/ySZ2b3slPG
— Durand Cup (@thedurandcup) August 28, 2022
ATKMB possess many best qualities, particularly in attack with the efforts of Liston Colaco, their best player so far. Ashique Kuruniyan and Hugo Boumos create many chances for ATKMB in every game.
ATK Mohun Bagan started the game in a dominating fashion, while Emami East Bengal FC looked under pressure. In the 16th minute, Ashique Kurunian dribbled past 3 defenders but failed to hit the target. Seconds before halftime, Sumeet Passi scored an own goal which eventually led ATKMB to win the match.-- Advertisement --
At 54′ Kamaljit (EEB) made an unbelievable save after Liston Colaco took a breathtaking shot. In the 73rd minute of the match, a good chance was created by Kyriacou (EEB) from the right but Cleiton’s header went straight to the goalkeeper.
Durand Cup 2022: Points Table
|1||Mohammedan Sporting (Q)||3||3||–||–||8:1||9|
|5||Indian Air Force||3||–||–||3||0:7||0|
|2||ATK Mohun Bagan||3||1||1||–||4:4||4|
|4||Emami East Bengal||3||–||2||1||0:1||2|
|1||Odisha FC (Q)||3||3||–||–||11:0||9|