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07 Aug 2019, 18:15 IST

East Bengal are expected to start strong against George Telegraph
East Bengal are anticipated to begin sturdy towards George Telegraph

With two wins from two matches, East Bengal have made a dream begin to their season. With eight objectives from their final two matches, evidently the Pink and Golds Brigade are operating like a well-oiled machine.

Subsequent up is a conflict towards George Telegraph Sporting Membership, which can be going to be East Bengal’s first match of Calcutta Soccer League 2019. After eight years of supremacy, East Bengal misplaced their title final season to arch-rivals Mohun Bagan. This 12 months, they might be hungry to convey the title again at their cupboard.

However it’s not that simple. Not like different years, massive golf equipment from Kolkata have been concurrently taking part in two tournaments. The CFL, together with the Durand Cup which is being hosted for the primary time on this metropolis, is taking a toll on the gamers. Many of the groups are rotating their gamers to maintain everybody match.

Alternatively, George Telegraph have gained each their matches this season. They’ve defeated Aryan Membership of their opening match, whereas they edged previous Kalighat Milan Sangha by a single aim on Tuesday.


TEAM NEWS

Contemporary from their 6-Zero thumping of Jamshedpur FC, East Bengal can be seeking to make optimistic begin within the CFL with a win towards George Telegraph.

Nevertheless, their job isn’t going to be simple. Their major attacking weapon Jaime Santos Colado has suffered a shoulder damage and likely will sit out on this match. With out him, Bidyasagar Singh should take the goal-scoring duty.

Spanish coach Alejandro Menendez’s plan to make use of this event as a preparatory run has been going sturdy until now. The gamers are eager to convey their greatest on to the sphere and the understanding between the gamers can be sturdy.

The newcomers within the group are additionally taking the chance to impress the coach. They’ve greater duties forward and everyone seems to be seeking to cement their place within the group.


KEY PLAYERS

Pintu Mahata (East Bengal)

As Santos can be out within the match, focus can be on Pintu Mahata. The boy from Jangalmahal space of West Midnapore has already impressed the coach and Menendez even went on say that they’ve signed a ‘massive footballer’ for the membership.

Nevertheless, Mahata must hold his ft on the bottom and to not be overjoyed with feelings. His slick passes, touching and operating down the road will have to be sharper. George Telegraph is not going to give him sufficient house to run and he might want to manufacture some room.

Joel Sunday (George Telegraph)

The Nigerian footballer is a seasoned footballer within the Kolkata Maidan and plied his trades in lots of small golf equipment of this metropolis like Kalighat, Pathachakra and Rainbow AC. He has additionally performed many matches within the Aizawl home league. Coming into this recreation with an excellent quantity of data with respect to regional soccer, Sunday would be the major menace for East Bengal on Friday.


LAST MEETING

Scoreline: East Bengal 2-1 George Telegraph

After lacking quite a lot of probabilities within the first half, East Bengal conceded within the 69th minute after Justin Morgan slotted the ball house. Nevertheless, Mehtab Singh equalised from Mahmoud Al-Amna’s cross and Koushik Sarkar scored the winner to convey house the win for East Bengal.


MATCH INFORMATION

East Bengal vs George Telegraph

Date: 9 August 2019

Kick-off: 3:00 PM IST

Dwell Stream: Sadhana Information Bangla, Sadhna Information YouTube Channel

Venue: East Bengal Floor