Mohun Bagan were held to a 2-2 draw by George Telegraph at mohun Bagan ground leaving last season’s runners-up battling with Mohammedan Sporting for the Runners Up position this year. Bagan is virtually out of the championship. Bagan is now having 11 points from 6 matches, and is currently in second position with a 7 point difference from the league topper. Mohammedan Sporting is having 11 points from 6 matches – but Bagan has a better goal difference- the only reason to keep them in the second spot.
Goals from Jewel Raja and Manish Bhargav (U-19) gave Bagan 2-0 lead in the first half. Add to it – shiladitya of George got a marching order in the 25th minute but they were soon level when Emeka Michael scored twice in the second half. First one due to poor clearance by Daniel Zeleny and the second one due to handball of Mohanraj.
The only good outcome for bagan in this game was Manish Bhargav – a promising youngstar with a good prospect.
Mohun Bagan: Shilton, Dhanarajan, Zeleni (Anwar), Kingshuk (Pradeep), Mohonraj, Manish Bhargav, Masih, Jewel, Nabi, Ashim, Jagtar (Sakhatar).
Yellow Card: Kingshuk