Bagan heads the table, East Bengal outdo Bengaluru
After the fourth round of fixtures of the Hero I-League 2017,Mohun Bagan heads the table with a two point cushion over their arch rivals East Bengal. Bagan continued their impressive start with a victory over newcomers Chennai City FC for a score of 2-1. Chennai side took the lead through Marcos Tank in the 52nd minute , but strikes from Jeje Lalpekhlua and Sony norde sealed off the victory for the Mariners.
In the exciting game of this fixture Kolkota giants East Bengal shocked Bengaluru FC, with a victory over the reigning champions of the league. The score line was 2-1 , CK Vineeth opened the scoreline in the 23rd minute for Bengaluru side. The Blues couldn’t hold on to the lead , five minutes later Ivan Bukenya made the score level for the Bengal side. Robin singh’s strike in the 79 th minute ensured the victory for the East Bengal side. With the victory over the Bengaluru side, The Lal holuds sits on the second spot.
In the other games of the fixture, Aizawl FC defeated Mumbai Fc and Shillong Lajong FC outclassed Minerva Punjab. Mean while the Match between DSK Shivajians and Churchill Brothers ended with a similar scoreline.