East Bengal eased previous NorthEast United 5-0 within the Indian Tremendous League (ISL) 2023-24 fixture on the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Monday, December 4.
That is the most important win for the Pink and Golds within the competitors since their entry in ISL in 2020. East Bengal earned all three factors with sheer domination over the visiting staff and climbed up two locations to rank seventh within the newest league standings. They now have eight factors from seven matches, courtesy of two wins, two attracts and three losses.
NorthEast United keep at sixth place with 9 factors from their eight video games with two wins, three attracts and as many losses. The Highlanders have performed one sport greater than East Bengal.
FC Goa proceed their robust kind and are on the prime of the league standings with nineteen factors from seven matches and are the one unbeaten facet within the competitors to date. They’re adopted by Kerala Blasters, Mohun Bagan and Odisha FC who preserve the strain on Manolo Marquez’s Gaurs. Mumbai Metropolis FC are positioned fifth.
Issues proceed to remain grim for Chennaiyin FC, Bengaluru FC and Jamshedpur FC as they’re struggling to win matches. They occupy the eighth, ninth and tenth spots respectively within the league standings.
Punjab FC and Hyderabad FC are the one two sides within the present season but to win a single sport. They’re nonetheless winless after enjoying eight matches every. Newly promoted facet Punjab FC have had a tough time and simply have 4 factors whereas Hyderabad FC are stricken by problems with non-payment and tactical catastrophe and simply have three factors.
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Of their largest win in ISL historical past, Carles Cuadrat’s males seemed completely unstoppable on the sphere in opposition to NorthEast United FC. Borja Herrera scored the primary purpose earlier than Cleiton Silva made it 2-0 at half time.
NorthEast United FC seemed completely clueless on the again, permitting East Bengal to dominate the second half of proceedings and rating three objectives with ease. Nandhakumar got here off the bench to attain twice, whereas Brazilian striker Silva added his second.
East Bengal FC will host Punjab FC up subsequent on December 9 whereas NorthEast United FC welcome Hyderabad FC the following day.
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