The Durand Cup started on the 3rd of August. After East Bengal, Mohun Bagan also entered the semi-finals. Wow! Great news for Kolkata. Is the champion of the Durand Cup from Kolkata?
East Bengal vs. North East was held on 29th August after a hard-fought battle, East Bengal won. East Bengal is now in the final. This is a very proud moment for Kolkata.
Now it’s Mohun Bagan vs. FC Goa held on 31st August. Now everyone from Kolkata looks up to Mohun Bagan. Kolkata is hoping that one team has won and if the other team wins in the semi-final, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan will meet again in the Durand final after 19 years.
Is Kolkata going to witness the derby in the Durand Cup final? This possibility increased as East Bengal won the Durand Cup semi-final against North East on 29 August. East Bengal has saved Kolkata’s honor. Now wait for tomorrow (31st August). Can Mohun Bagan keep Kolkata’s fame?
After watching the past matches, many people have hope for Mohun Bagan. Another big reason to trust Mohun Bagan is that Mohun Bagan beat Mumbai City FC 3-1. This is the first time Mohun Bagan has tasted defeat in Mumbai.
If Mohun Bagan doesn’t lose in the end like East Bengal, Kolkata is going to make history again after 19 years on September 3. Kolkata Derby will be the final match of Durand at Yuva Bharati Sports Stadium. Arch rivals East Bengal and Mohun Bagan will face each other. East Bengal vs. Mohun Bagan in the 2004 Durand Cup, East Bengal won. East Bengal won the Durand Cup with 2-1 goals. Goals were scored by Madhav Das and Chandan Das. After the match on August 29, East Bengal supporters are fully convinced that the Durand Championship is going to East Bengal. Mohun Bagan supporters are fully dependent on the match on 31st August, now let’s see if Mohun Bagan can keep Kolkata’s honor.