5 Key Stats: Quess East Bengal FC 2-1 TRAU FC
It was jubilation at the end for the East Bengal fans as Quess East Bengal FC won their second game in succession at the Kalyani Stadium on Saturday against TRAU FC by 2-1 margin.
Let us check 5 important statistics from the game:
Marcos de la Espada joins Plaza
Under scrutiny, the Spanish Forward has now scored 3 goals in 4 matches, joining Willis Plaza as the top scorer in the I-League.
Marcos have though played 2 matches more than Plaza, also has an assist to his name.
Defeating newly promoted TRAU FC 2-1 at Kalyani Stadium meant East Bengal has now played and won against 39 different teams since the beginning of NFL in 1996.
East Bengal has won at least once against all the opponents they have faced, with most wins coming against Mohun Bagan (17 wins in 44 matches).
No Clean Sheet continues
Quess East Bengal FC has now played 4 matches in the I-League campaign and failed to keep a cleansheet in any of the games.
The “No cleansheet” run has now gone to 5 matches in all competition for Coach Alejandro’s men.
10 individual scorers
Marti Crespí’s late winner against TRAU FC meant Quess East Bengal FC now has 10 different scorers in all competitions in the 2019-20 season.
In the I-League, the Red and Gold brigade has scored 8 goals in 4 matches, all of them coming from the four Spanish players.
Jaime Santos Colado leads the scoring tally in the season with 12 goals in all competitions till now.
Coach Alejandro Menendez has surely injected the idea of not losing into his side as the last defeat in I-League came almost a year ago against Chennai City FC.
Since then, Quess East Bengal FC has played 13 matches and remain undefeated with 4 draws and 9 wins.
Also, the team has made a comeback from a goal down in 6 of those 13 matches.
This will surely boost Alejandro Menendez’s boys as they prepare for the all important Kolkata Derby next week.