statesman news service
Kolkata, 25 September
Five goals were traded in today’s Premier Division match between Mohammedan Sporting Club and United Sporting Club at Salt Lake stadium, the black-and-white brigade winning out 3-2.
The game saw contrasting scoring patterns in its two sessions, with goals by Josimar (11th minute), Dipendu Biswas (27th) and Basant Singh (39th) giving Mohammedan Sporting Club a 3-0 lead going into the break and Souvik Chakrabarty (53th) and Surojit Bose (60th) suggesting possibilities of an even ending, or a dramatic, last-gasp turn-around.
It did not come off but the action was relished by motley bands of fans scattered around the stands.
Other scores: First division (return league): Suburban Club 3 v Calcutta Customs Club 2; Taltala Institute 0 v FCI 3; M Milan Samity 0 vs IFA Academy 1; Aikya Sammilani 1v Taltala DS 1; Second division (round robin league – Championship – Muslim Institute 2 v SAIL 2; Greer SC 1 v CFC 0; Second division (round robin league – relegation – YMSA (A) v Subhas Dwip SC (A); Taltala ES 2 v Town Club 0.