Mohun Bagan wins the away game against Colombo FC without any difficulty. Bagan,without the service of key players, played well. Colombo FC kicked off the ball.
Bagan got the first chance in the 5th minute but Prabir cross was foiled and Bagan got a corner. Yusa corner got Souvik Ghosh whose cross went to Kean and Duffy but they failed to score from 4 yards.
Bagan almost conceded a goal as a Colombo weak shot got past Shilton, but fortunately there were no Colombo players to convert the opportunity into a goal.
Soon Bagan scores. Duffy got hold of a ball in Bagan midfield region in 16th minute, he moved from right flank while Prabir moved into Colombo box. Duffy through found Prabir who lofted the ball towards far post and Kean made no mistake in converting that into a goal (1-0).
In the 27th Colombo almost scored from a corner but the ball went out.
Soon, Souvik tried to push a ball for Kean, the ball was intercepted by Colombo player, who gave it to their Nigerian midfielder in 30th minute , whose solo run had beaten Bikramjit junior, and his shot towards far post expectedly beaten Shilton (1-1). Yes Debjit was rested.
In 36th minute Kean was injured. He was later substituted by Jeje.
Both the teams got few opportunities. In the 68th minute Bikramjit had unnecessary foul and good booking.
In68th minute, Yusa was fouled, Sehnaz took the freekick – ball was cleared but then Bagan kept pressing hard and then Sehnaz got a ball when Colombo defence tried to save an Anas attempt. Sehnaz power shot made it 2-1.
The teams will face again in Kolkata on 7th February.