In the first match of the I league 2017 EAST BENGAL FC drew their match against Mizoram based club Aizawl FC at Barasat Stadium.


The English coach of East Bengal FC Trevor Morgan cut an incoherent figure after his boys held drew their first match on the opening day of I LEAGUE 2017 against Aizawl FC.

The gaffer commented: "We did not play as a team. Willis (Plaza) and Ivan (Bukenya) don't even know the names of their teammates. I am satisfied with the point but not with the way we played,"

Willis Deon Plaza is a Trinidadian international who landed on Thursday at Kolkata after traveling around half the world  was substituted in the second half on that match as EAST BENGAL FC had concede one goal by the visitors.’

In that match the Red and Gold defender Gurwinder Singh scored an own goal after attempting to clear a shot from Stephane Kamo, but by mistake he put the ball into his own net.

In agony the East Bengal FC manager added: "What a great goal. I mean, how many times would you hit the corner from the edge of the box?" Morgan added a bit of comic relief in a tense situation. "You give him hundred balls and he will clear ninety-nine of them but that was unfortunate,"

In the dying minutes there was very drama as Aizawl FC decides to substitute the injured Bay and they decide to bring on Lalthakima but after that while Lalthakima was inside the pitch the Ivorian defender Bay wrongly got into the pitch again and Aizawl FC were with playing in the field.

The match official OP Thakur took stock of the state after the full time whistle though he shown a yellow card to Bayi.

Match commissioner Rizwan-Ul-Haq sends a latter regarding this to I league authorities.

And after the match in post match presentation question asked to the Englishman what he wants from the Ruling the coach replied: "It doesn't matter what I want, does it? I mean we cannot have a replay nor can we have three points back. What will happen should be left to the concerned people, not me,