East Bengal FC are set to host Hyderabad FC at the Salt Lake Stadium and both the teams will be looking to earn their first victory of the season. The Red and Yellow started their campaign with a scoreless draw and Hyderabad will be looking to kick start their campaign with a win.
Catch all the live actions and the full coverage of the match here and enjoy the game, which is expected to be a thrilling one at Kolkata.
Kamaljit | Rakip | Gursimrat | Athul | Vishnu | Mobashir | Guite | Suhair | Siverio
Anuj | Oswaldo | Rafi | Vignesh | Aaren | Chothe | Sailo | Alex | Mark
First Half Begins!
And we're underway at the Salt Lake Stadium.
03'| Hyderabad are taking the long path at the moment
The visitors are showing a more direct approach and is avoiding to play through the lines.
06'| Corner for East Bengal
Kattimani gave away the ball cheaply in their own half and Nanda was there.
08'| Hyderabad lead at Salt Lake Stadium!
Hitesh tapped Hyderabad ahead through the help of Pennanen's deflected shot and horrible defending from the home team. It's 1-0 to Hyderabad.
10'| Cleiton squares things up!
Hyderabad's lead lasted less than a minute and Cleiton Silva cheaped in a goal through Hyderabad's defence and it's 1-1 at the Salt Lake Stadium.
14'| Hyderabad seems to be controlling the ball
Hyderabad are showing a little more composure on the ball and seemed to be dominating possession.
18'| East Bengal need to be more composed
The East Bengal coach is urging his team to calm down as we've seen too many miss passes already from the hosts.
19'| Good defending by Hyderabad
East Bengal are trying to press more and in the process have found themselves in scoring positions, especially Borja whose shot was blocked by the Hyderabad defence.
24'| Hyderabad keeping the ball well
Hyderabad FC are moving the ball pretty well in the midfield and East Bengal are just happy to sit back and play on the counter.
28'| No real chances by any team
Neither of the two teams have been able to create anything from open plan and with the half an hour mark coming, it's still 1-1.
33'| East Bengal are venturing forward
East Bengal seemed to have been commanded to go forward a little more and it's reflecting in their game play.
36'| Cleiton's header is inches away
Cleiton Silva caught the ball well with his head through a cross in from a corner and but failed to keep it on target.
39'| East Bengal are playing from the back
East Bengal are trying to take more control of the match and attack through the flanks and Cleiton Silva was almost in there to give East Bengal the lead.
Match Delay as Kattimani is requiring some medical attention
44'| Substitution for Hyderabad FC
Anuj replaced Kattimani.
7 minutes of additional time
45+3'| Souvik gifts Hyderabad a free kick in a crucial place
Souvik Chakraborthy came up with an unnecessary foul on Pennanen and Hyderabad could take advantage of the free kick.
45+4'| Good defending by Crespo
Crespo did well at the back and stopped Hyderabad's counter attack.
45+7'| Well worked Free kick by East Bengal
East Bengal worked out a free kick straight from the training ground and it was chaos in the Hyderabad box but they survived.
First Half Ends!
Its 1-1 at the Salt Lake Stadium and we're in for a great second half.
Second Half Begins!
More 45 minutes of thrilling football action to come.
48'| Hyderabad are trying to work it through the lines
Hyderabad have started just like they did in the first half but East Bengal are defending well, keeping their shape intact.
51'| Good opportunity for Hyderabad
It was well worked by Hyderabad FC but Poojary couldn't get the ball out of his feet.
54'| Yellow card for Tavora
Sahil Tavora received a yellow card for a tough challenge.
57'| East Bengal controlling the ball
East Bengal are looking more composed and comfortable on the ball.
59'| Great flick by Crespo
Crespo's flick almost gave Mahesh the chance to give the lead to East Bengal but his shot was blocked by the defense.
62'| Substitution for Hyderabad
Silva replaced Hitesh.
64'| Lack of communication by both the teams
The second half is inspired by miss passes and bad communication between the players. Both the teams have failed to play fluent football and it's their own wrong doing.
Match Delay as Borja is requiring some medical attention
69'| Borja tries his luck from outside of the box
Borja tried to hit the target from about 20 yards but failed to do so and it's still 1-1 at the Salt Lake Stadium.
72'| Yellow card for Manoj
Manoj rreceived a yellow card for fouling Nandhakumar.
73'| Nandhakumar comes up with a powerful shot
Hyderabad gave the ball away cheaply and Nandhakumar was there to pick up the pieces but his shot was blocked by Joao Victor.
Match Delay as Manoj is requiring some medical attention
79'| Corner for Hyderabad
Hyderabad came forward with great intent and won a corner.
81'| Great cross in by Nishu Kumar
Nishu Kumar delivered a great cross but Hyderabad's defence did just fine to keep that out of danger and conceded corner.
83'| Substitution for Hyderabad
Dakshinamurthy and Alanis replaced Manoj and Felibe.
84'| Pennanen takes a shot
Pennanen's shot from outside of the box was saved by Gill and it won Hyderabada corner late in the match.
85'| Yellow card for Gill
Gill received a yellow card for arguing with the referee.
85'| Yellow card for Silva and Victor
Both the Hyderabad players received yellow card for arguing with the referee.
89'| Siverio is inches away from giving East Bengal the lead
Siverio did everything right and made good contact with the ball but just couldn't hit the target from close range.
90+2'| Free kick for East Bengal
Crespo won a free kick in a dangerous position and it could be really helpful for East Bengal.
90+4'| Cleiton Silva scores from 25 yards!
Its mayhem at the Salt Lake Stadium as Cleiton Silva puts the ball in the net directly from the set piece, in an amazing manner and East Bengal are 2-1 up with just a few minutes to go.
90+9'| Big save by Gill
Gill ssaved the day for the East Bengal players and saved a shot in the last minutes of the game.