Durand Cup: East Bengal beat Mohun Bagan Super Giant 1-0 in Durand Cup match. It was East Bengal’s first win in the Kolkata Derby in four years, the last one being in January 2019.
Veteran Nandkumar Sekar enjoyed the most defining day of his football career with the left-foot seamer ending East Bengal’s 1658-day derby misfortune as the red-and-gold brigade took on arch-rivals in a Durand Cup match here. Defeated Mohun Bagan 1-0 on Saturday.
The 60th-minute goal also sealed Mohun Bagan’s easy entry into the quarter-finals as East Bengal can propel them into the last eight if they win their last group league game against Punjab FC on Wednesday.
Mohun Bagan finished Group A with six points from three matches, while East Bengal have four points from two matches.