Sahara Calcutta Football League: East Bengal beat George Telegraph 3-1

East Bengal Club, Kolkata
East Bengal Club, Kolkata

Kolkata, Oct 12, 2010 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) East Bengal’s all-win run continued on Tuesday as the Federation Cup winners recorded their eighth consecutive win in Sahara Calcutta Football League for Premier Division with 3-1 results against George Telegraph at Yuba Bharati Krirangan here.

Budhiram Tudu struck home in the 10th minute of a Robin Singh left cross and former Mahindra United’s winger Sushant Mathew doubled for East Bengal two mintues later from Mehtab Hossain’s corner to demoralise George Telegraph defence shortly after the kick off.

Lower rung GT struggling relegation in the 17-team premier division domestic league championhip bounced back after the breather.

They reduced the deficit when midfielder Dipak Doloi split East Bengal’s complacent defence with a neat strike five minutes into the second session.

As EB’s defenders looked each other Doloi capitalising the gap sped past from the middle to beat goalkeeper Abhra Mondol much to the consternation of coach Trevor James Morgan on the sideline.

This was the second goal conceded by East Bengal in the league.

The red and yellow outfit has scored 30 goals.

Sensing an urge to retaliate an unsavoury goal, East Bengal relaunched a counter attack and Orgi Penn successded to hurl the ball into net after left winger Robin Singh’s short pass.

Penn’s goal was his seventh in this edition as East Bengal maintained their all win record in the 13th game of this season in domestic league and Federation Cup.

East Bengal also maintained thier pole position with 24 points from eight games and George Telegraph remained on five from nine plays.

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