As the match ended, the red and gold brigade leaves the salt lake stadium with a 2-1 loss against the away team Chennai city fc.This was their first defeat in the Hero I league 2018-19.
The game was tight, as both the teams created many chances throughout the match. Chennai City fc scored the first goal from an inch perfect free kick by Felipe near the end of first half.
But East-Bengal came back strongly in the second half as they found an equaliser from Enrique Esqueda in the 52nd minute.
The rest of the match showcased some unnecessary fouls and cards. Three East-Bengal players were booked for rough challenges which the coach would have to deal with in the next match.
Near the end of the match, in the 86th minute a Chennai City player was fouled inside the box by the goalkeeper. N.Gordillo scored from the penalty kick to find City an important win over the Kolkata side.
This was all for today’s update of Hero I league 2018-19, for future updates stay tuned to Technosports.