After NEROCA held Chennai City to a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Khuman Lampak Stadium on Monday, the race for the I-League trophy 2018-19 has become hotter. With all the four top teams vying for the title at the same spot, East Bengal has an advantage because it has played fewer matches.
As of now, Chennai City FC is heading the table with 34 points from 16 matches followed by Real Kashmir, 32 points from the same number of matches, Churchill Brothers have 30 points from 17 matches and East Bengal 28 points from 14 matches.
After the postponement of the Real Kashmir-East Bengal match due to bad weather and ground conditions on February 10, the Reach Kashmir coach, David Robertson, rightly told media persons that because of postponement of the match, East Bengal have got the advantage.
“They do not have a tough opponent except us at the moment. East Bengal would have lost points here had the match been held as we were playing very good football,” they said.
East Bengal will play Shillong Lajong on February 14, Churchill on February 17, Aizwal FC on February 25, Minerva on March 3 and the match against Real Kashmir was to be played on February 28. While Shillong Lajong stand last in the league table, Aizawl FC and Minerva are placed at eighth and ninth positions. That leaves only Churchill and Real Kashmir as the only threats to East Bengal.
Here’s all you need to know regarding East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong I-league match:
When will the East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong I-League clash take place?
The East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong match will take place on 14th February at 5PM IST.
Where will the East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong I-League clash be held?
The East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong match will be held at the Salt Lake stadium.
Which Indian channel will broadcast the East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong clash?
Star Sports Network will broadcast the East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong match.
Where Can I live stream the East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong I league match online for free?
The East Bengal vs Shillong Lajong match will be available for free on hotstar.com and Jio TV app.