I-League: Mohun Bagan gets better of East Bengal in penultimate derbyJanuary 20, 2020
- Set to join the Indian Super League bandwagon from the next season, Mohun Bagan prevailed 2-1 against arch-rivals East Bengal in a thrilling I-League derby in Kolkata on Sunday.
- Joseba Beitia (18th) and Baba Dawara (65th) struck on either side of the break as Mohun Bagan put up a solid display both in the attack and
defenceto grab three points, consolidating their position atop the table. A lackluster East Bengal reduced the margin through Marcos Jimenez (72nd).
- Mohun Bagan
now have17 points from eight matches, six clear of second-placed Punjab FC.