East Bengal will face not only Kuwait SC but also a chance to make history today. Any positive result here will keep them in good stead for a place in the final of AFC Cup, no mean feat by any scale.
But the treatment meted out by the home team to East Bengal has been anything but welcoming. East Bengal team had to struggle to get visa and when they reached, they were forced to arrange water for their own.
All of this has affected players. The team management has already lodged official complaint to the AFC. A request to postpone the match has been declined.
But this hostile treatment has only inspired the players who are raring to go. This is the biggest match in the history of East Bengal. Needless to say, all the East Bengal fans and Indian football fans would be glued to their TV set tonight.
The match kicks-off at 10:00 pm IST on ESPN tonight. To watch East Bengal vs Kuwait SC Live Stream, check the link below