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East Bengal 2-2 Mohun Bagan, Kolkata Derby, CFL 2017, As it happened

East Bengal 2-2 Mohun Bagan, Full-Time
Updated: 24 September 2017 19:08 IST - Published: 24 September 2017 18:58 IST
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That's all folks!! Thank you for joining us on our Live commentary of the Kolkata derby.
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Full Time!!

It's all over at the Kanchenjunga stadium as the Khalid Jamal led East Bengal side scripted history by winning the CFL for a record 39th time. With the victory, the Red and Gold's registered their eighth consecutive league win. 

MB started the match looking the better team and went ahead, courtesy an own goal from EB's Carlyle Mitchell. Despite the initial threat, EB pulled back the equalizer well within the first half.

The second half witnessed a lot of drama and action. MB went up ahead after winning a penalty but their goal was neutralized as referee Ranjit Bakshi favored a penalty appeal from the Red and Gold's. Al Amna made a calm finish to the bottom of the net as he guided EB to win the coveted title on goal difference.

East Bengal's Gurwinder Singh becomes the only player in history to win eight consecutive CFL titles.

Laldanmawia Ralte declared Man of the Match
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90+5'- Substitution
Ralte goes out Brandon makes way 
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90+3- Al Amna holding the ball to draw the pace of the game and let the clock run out. Wins a free kick to his favor after being brought down. 
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90+2'- A poor foul as Cavin Lobo is tripped in the misfield by Kingsley. Cavin Lobo dribbles past Kingsley but the Bagan defender committed a foul from the back. Free-kick East Bengal. Rafique takes a short free-kick, Lobo attempts a shot at goal but ball goes straight to Shilton.

MB will need to be more cautious in the final minutes
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90'- 5 minutes added on. 
Can the Mariners find the back of the net and stop EB from winning the CFL for a record 39th time? 
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88'- What a chance!!! Kamo attempts a half volley but the ball goes just above the cross bar.
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87'- We reach the penultimate minutes of the game. MB will need to score if they have to win the coveted title. Both teams down to 10 men now. 3 minutes of regulation time left as the Mariners look desperately for a goal.
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86'- Red Card (YellowX2)

The second red of the game. And this time it's Surabuddin Mullick for his tackle on Chesterpaul Lyngdoh
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85'- The match finally resumes after a couple minutes of stoppage. 
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81'- Red Card (YellowX2)

MB captain Kingshuk Debnath goes off after he receives a second yellow for his foul on Surabuddin. The Green and Maroon players lose their calm as they get involved in a scuffle with the match officials.  
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79'- Substitution
Khalid Jamil makes a tactical change as Surabuddin Mallick comes on to replace Nikhil poojary 
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78'- Arijit Bagui finds Lyngdoh on the right flank but MD. Rafique does good to keep the danger at bay
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76'- Offside!!

Wilis Plaza adjudged offside after he fails to time his run to perfection
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75'- We reach the final quarter of today's Kolkata derby. Both teams are tied at 2-2 as both teams are trying hard to break the deadlock
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71'- East Bengal looking dangerous at the moment. Rafique sends a through ball towards Amna but the Syrian failed to keep the ball. Throw in Mohun Bagan
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69'- Kamo takes a long-range shot but the ball sails way past the goal. The Mariners need to be more clinical in the final third. 
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67'- A lot of turnover in possession as both teams try to find the gap to loop in a goal.
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65'- Goalll!!

The Syrian makes a calm finish as he sends Shilton Paul diving the wrong way. 
All square as the teams are back to level pecking. 
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65'- Al Amna behind the ball. 
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62'- Penalty!!!

What a turn of events. EB win a penalty after Raynier commits a mistimed tackle on Ralte
Can the Red and Gold's army find the equalizer yet again? 
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61'- Substitution
MB gets their first change underway. Nikhil Kadam goes out to make way for Chesterpaul Lyngdoh
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60'- Yellow Card!!

Kingshuk Debnath takes one for the team after he brings down a speeding Wilis Plaza. 
Set piece for EB
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59'- Substitution!!

EB makes their first change as Cavin Lobo gets on for Gabriel Fernandez
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58'-Amna once again tries to cut inside the box from the right flank but Kingsley clears it.