Mohun Bagan became the second club after East Bengal to complete a century of wins in the I-League after a 5-0 win against Churchill Brothers
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I-League's future might be uncertain, but the turnout for Sunday's derby proved there's plenty of life still left in the old Kolkata clubs.
Mohun Bagan and East Bengal may have lost several players to the ISL, but that hardly matters for die-hard fans of the Kolkata derby.
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Defending champions Aizawl FC begin their title defence away to East Bengal, while the first Kolkata derby of the season will take place on Dec 2.
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The league title will be at stake when the region's two heavyweights meet and the age-old local rivalry will only add more spice.
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Zohmingliana Ralte and Albino Gomes relive the match against Bagan and look forward to the trip to Shillong that could deliver the I-League title.
A draw in their final league match against Shillong Lajong will now be good enough for Aizawl FC to claim their maiden I-League.
Jeje Lalpekhlua understands what Mizo fans will go through when he, the local hero, stands in the way of what would be a famous win for Aizawl FC.
That Aizawl FC versus Mohun Bagan will resonate far beyond the field of play in Mizoram is there for all to see and feel a day before the match.
Aizawl's Brandon Vanlalremdika, a devout Catholic will be skipping church on Saturday evening. There is a reason for his transgression.
Mohun Bagan rode their luck, defending doggedly in the face of some spirited attacking play from Shillong Lajong to hold them 1-1 and take top spot.
With both East Bengal and Mohun Bagan still in title contention, Sunday's Kolkata derby has more riding on it than usual.
When Sohel Rana of Dhaka Abahani sets foot to play against Mohun Bagan in the AFC Cup on Tuesday, he might very well be auditioning for the ISL.
Mohun Bagan cruised in AFC Cup playoffs but they will have to play a lot better to reach the knockout stages writes Debayan Sen.
Bagan's 5-2 aggregate win takes them through to Group E of the AFC Cup main draw where they face Bengaluru FC in the first match.
Mohun Bagan, who are unbeaten in 12 matches this year, will eye a win against Club Valencia on home turf in the second leg of the play-off.
Duffy scores as Mohun Bagan play out a 1-1 draw against Club Valencia of Maldives in their 2017 AFC Cup play-off match in Male on Tuesday.
Balwant Singh's first half brace helped Mohun Bagan get their sixth win of the season, while Bengaluru FC dropped points yet again.
Ahead of the Kolkata derby, Debayan Sen describes the atmosphere in Siliguri, an otherwise nondescript town, holding only its second I-League derby.
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