I-League Matchday 17

Mohun Bagan vs Minerva Punjab

Mohun Bagan and Minerva Punjab faced each other at the Mariner’s home turf, Yuba Bharati Stadium. The home side, who have struggled all throughout this season, were finally able to manage a comfortable 2-0 victory. Omar Elhussieny (30′ [P]) scored one from the spot and Asier Dipanda Dicka (69′) scored the second one in the second half to seal the victory.

Real Kashmir vs Gokulam FC

Real Kashmir welcomed Gokulam FC at their home turf at the TRC Polo Synthetic Turf Ground. After a goalless first half, Gnohere Krizo (51′) scored for Kashmir. It turned out to be the winner as after the final whistle was blown, the score remained 1-0.

East Bengal vs NEROCA FC

The Kolkata giants East Bengal hosted NEROCA at the Yuba Bharati Stadium. The visitors went ahead within three minutes of the match through Chencho Gyeltshen (3′) who was assisted by Katsumi Yusa. The first half remained 1-0. East Bengal started to dominate proceedings in the second and were rewarded for their efforts. Enrique Esqueda (67′ & 86′) scored a wonderful brace with the second one coming just before the end of the match. It turned out to be a valiant comeback for Bengal as they earned 3 crucial points by winning the match 2-1.

Indian Arrows vs Chennai City

The match between Indian Arrows and Chennai City took place at the Kalinga Stadium. Chennai, who are firmly challenging the championship this season were victorious with a scoreline of 2-0. The two second half goals came from Sandro Rodriguez (71′) and Vijay Ponnurangam (90+1′).

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