I-League: East Bengal faces Chirag United Kerala


After their AFC Cup assignments Kingfisher East Bengal returns to I League and aims to maintain their unbeaten sequence vs Chirag United Kerala who have not recorded any win against their famed rivals in the competition so far.Kick off is scheduled at 3.30 p.m. at Yuva Bharati Krirangan on Monday i.e.18th April,2012.

While the win will facilitate Kingfisher East Bengal to strive for the pole position in the League their rivals are facing relegation.The inspired performance in the previous match vs Arbil S.C (Iraq) will enable Kingfisher East Bengal to go into the match in the right frame of mind.

Given below are the following details:
Kingfisher East Bengal – (Currently 5th in the table with 41 points) Last FIVE matches in I League – LDLWW
Chirag United Kerala – (Currently 12th in the table with 17 points) Last FIVE matches in I League – LWWLL
Head to head in I League
Total Matches – 7
Kingfisher East Bengal Won – 6
Chirag United Kerala Won – Nil
Drawn – 1
Kingfisher East Bengal Goals – 13
Chirag United Kerala Goals – 2
Meeting in the First Leg
23.12.11  Chirag United Kerala – 0              Kingfisher East Bengal – 2  in Kochi
                                                                                 (Penn Orji, Tolgay Ozbey – Pen)
Highest Margin of Victory
22.4.11  Kingfisher East Bengal – 3             Viva Kerala – 0  in Kolkata
            (Nabi, Penn, Sushil Singh)
Leading Scorers – Tolgay Ozbey (Kingfisher East Bengal) – 15 goals
                                      C.K.Vineeth (Chirag United Kerala) – 6 goals
East Bengal Press Release

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