Kolkata Derby: A history of Stats!
Last Updated 12:09 PM 19th January 2020 .
Another Kolkata Derby is on the cards today at the Salt Lake Stadium with both teams looking to keep their hunt for the I-League title alive.
Let us look at the statistics of the historical Kolkata Derby ahead of today’s game:
East Bengal FC and Mohun Bagan will be facing each other for the 45th time in the NFL/I-League today.
East Bengal won: 17
Mohun Bagan won: 14
Overall Record in Competitive Matches:
The Kolkata Derby has been a part of Indian football history since it was first played on 8 August 1921 in the Cooch Behar Cup Semi Final which ended in a 0-0 draw.
The first IFA accredited Kolkata Derby happened on 25th May 1925 in the Calcutta Football League which was won by the Red and Gold Brigade by a solitary goal from Nepal Chakraborty.
Overall Record in Competitive Matches (including minor tournaments):
East Bengal won: 127
Mohun Bagan won: 110
There have been many individual records in the Kolkata Derby history which have made unknown names into household heros.