ISL 2020-21 LIVE: Popularly dubbed the Kolkata Derby, East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan is the oldest football rivalry in India between two of its most historic clubs chasing bragging rights over the city of Kolkata. Mohun Bagan, of course, have merged with ATK and will play as ATK Mohun Bagan. The biggest game of Indian football is knocking on the doors, SC East Bengal takes on ATK Mohun Bagan on 27th November in a battle of undying legacy.
Antonio Lopez Habas’s men will want to draw the first blood against Robbie Fowler’s unpredictable SC East Bengal as the Kolkata giants lock horn in Indian Super League for the first time. Mohun Bagan and East Bengal share a legacy of over a century as both the rivals are engaged in an everlasting battle of supremacy. The Kolkata Derby isn’t just a match it’s an emotion for the two sets of supporters.
HEAD TO HEAD:
Total Matches Played: 369
East Bengal won: 129
Atk Mohun Bagan: 119
This is a new start and the past records will not be counted in the ISL books. But, it will be futile not to have a look at the two clubs’ rivalry. It’s claimed that the first recorded Kolkata derby happened on August 8, 1921 in a Cooch Behar Cup match. Since then, they have met 369 times, including 327 competitive matches with East Bengal leading the head-to-head record with 129 wins, to Bagan’s 119. In their last meeting, in the I-league, Bagan beat Bengal 2-1
# When and Where to watch East Bengal vs Atk Mohun Bagan
When does East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan kick off? Friday 27th November, 2020
When does East Bengal vs Atk Mohun Bagan kick off time? 7:30 PM IST
Where is East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan being played? Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco da Gama
Where can I get tickets for East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan? Ticket information can be found on each club’s official website
What TV channel is East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan on in the India? This match will not be televised live in the UK but will be shown live on Star Sports in India.
Where can I stream East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan in the India? In India you can stream it via Disney + Hotstar and Jio TV
ATK Mohun Bagan come up against East Bengal in their second game of the season, with their opponents being the only side yet to begin their Indian Super League campaign. Lots of intrigue surrounds East Bengal heading into this season with them being coached by Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler. The appointment of Fowler has seen them bring in some well-known faces from the English Championship such as Danny Fox and Anthony Pilkington. However, it make take a couple of matches for the East Bengal squad to fully gel and with ATK Mohun Bagan high on match fitness and full of confidence following their opening game, the visitors should hope to pick up at least a point in this one.
SC East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan Possible Playing11:
East Bengal: Debjit Majumder; Gurtej Singh, Daniel Fox, Scott Neville, Samad Mallick; Matti Steinmann, Mohammed Rafique, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Anthony Pilkington, Jacques Maghoma; Jeje Lalpekhlua.
ATK Mohun Bagan: Arindam Bhattacharja; Pritam Kotal, Sandesh Jhingan, Tiri; Prabir Das, Pronay Halder, Javier Hernandez, Carl McHugh, Subhasish Bose; Roy Krishna and David Williams.
Predicted Winner: East Bengal 2-0 Atk Mohun Bagan