East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan: Head to Head Stats

As sporting rivalries go, few on this planet can compare to the one between East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan, commonly known as the Kolkata Derby. 

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As far as local sporting rivalries go, few on this planet can compare to the one between East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan, commonly known as the Kolkata Derby. 

The two giants hailing from the same city, Kolkata, have been at each other's throats since East Bengal's inception a century and some change ago on August 1st, 1920, and their rivalry has scripted the most glorious chapter in the history of Indian football.

The two teams are not just two football entities but represent two sets of inhabitants of the state of Bengal, who simply cannot stand losing to the other side.  East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan evokes passion unlike another sporting contest in the country. So ahead of the Kolkata Derby in the Indian Super League, we take a brief look at the rich history of the rivalry.

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Though the data is just an approximation, as of 27 November 2021, it is believed that the tally of overall meetings stands at 384 matches up till now, where East Bengal have been triumphant 132 times while Mohun Bagan 127 times, which also includes a walkover.

East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan: Head to Head

Since 2020-21, these two teams have played six times against each other in ISL while ATK Mohun Bagan won all the matches, with no draws between the two. ATK Mohun Bagan FC is a merger of Mohun Bagan AC and ATK FC.

Mohun Bagan's domination over East Bengal in ISL comes while the two teams enjoy fairly-competitive records against each other in other tournaments. In 45 matches of I-League, East Bengal have won 17 so far and Mohun Bagan 15 while 13 ended in a draw.

In 22 Federation Cup matches, East Bengal have won eight and Mohun Bagan six while eight matches ended in a draw. In 12 Rovers Cup matches, both teams have won four each while four matches ended in a draw.

In 160 Calcutta Football League matches, East Bengal won 53, Mohun Bagan 47 and 60 ended in a draw. East Bengal enjoy a massive record against their archrivals in IFA Shield. Out of 41 matches, they have won 21 while Mohun Bagan have managed to win only seven of those.

East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan overall record

Overall Kolkata Derby head-to-head record
Competition Matches played East Bengal wins Mohun Bagan wins Draws
Indian Super League 6 0 6 0
NFL / I-League 45 17 15 13
Federation Cup 22 8 6 8
Calcutta Football League 160 54 47 59
IFA Shield 41 21 7 13
Durand Cup 20 8 7 5
Rovers Cup 12 4 4 4
All Airlines Gold Cup 10 7 1 2
DCM Trophy 1 1 0 0
Scissor's Cup 2 0 2 0
McDowell Cup 2 1 1 0
Bordoloi Trophy 1 0 1 0
Darjeeling Gold Cup 3 1 0 2
Horendra Mukherjee Memorial Shield 2 1 0 1
Amrita Bazar Centenary Cup 1 0 1 0
Peerless Trophy 1 0 1 0
Mohun Bagan Centenary Cup 1 0 0 1
Nehru Centenary Cup 1 1 0 0
J.C. Guha Trophy 1 0 0 1
Shibdas Bhaduri Memorial Trophy 1 0 1 0
SSS Trophy 1 0 0 1
PNB Centenary Trophy 1 0 1 0
Kalinga Cup 1 1 0 0
Md. Sporting Platinum Jubilee Cup 1 1 0 0
Cooch Behar Cup 11 3 4 4
Khogendra Shield 1 1 0 0
Raja Memorial Shield 1 0 1 0
Gladstone Cup 1 0 1 0
Darbhanga Shield 3 0 3 0
William Younger Challenge Cup 3 0 2 1
Lady Hardinge Shield 4 0 4 0
Trades Cup 3 1 1 1
Chandicharan Shield 1 1 0 0
Competitive Matches Total 365 137 117 116
Exhibition Games 24 5 10 9
ALL TIME TOTAL 389 137 127 125
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