Once again East Bengal and Mohun Bagan fans put Indian football to shame, when a fight between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan fans took the centre stage in a U-18 Youth League clash in Kolkata on Thursday.
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) December 1, 2016
After the U18 I-League Match between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan on Thursday, a fight broke out between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan fans after the home side scored the equalizer at the 83rd min at the Mohun Bagan ground as a result of which the MB ground incurred property losses.
During the fight between both sides, the Fencing of the ground, the scoreboard and even the Pitch were damaged during the fight.
One of the main reasons of the fight was a goal from a free-kick for East Bengal was dis-allowed by the match referee. The Score line would have been 2-0 in favor of the visitors side East Bengal if the goal was allowed.
And according to the Indian Football Team- For World CUP 2022, this is not the only reason of the clash between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan fans,
As the Indian Football Team- For World CUP 2022 posted on FB,
The Many Reasons of the Fight were –
1. A goal from a Free-Kick for East Bengal was dis-allowed by the Referee. When was the last time you saw a Free-Kick getting disallowed?? Bizarre Right ? The Scoreline would have been 2-0 in favour of EB had the Goal been allowed.
2. Mohun Bagan Supporters were shouting Refugee's and Bangladeshi's directed towards the East Bengal supporters.
3. Slangs and Abuses were being hurled at each other by the both sets of Fan while the game was going on.
4. East Bengal fans got really pissed once Mohun Bagan scored an Equaliser at the 83rd minute; the scoreline showed 1-1.