ISL 2020-21: 10-man SC East Bengal hold Chennaiyin FC to draw

A resolute Debjit Majumder stood tall under the bar as SC East Bengal held off Chennaiyin FC to a goalless draw despite a numerical disadvantage in their ISL match at the GMC Stadium here on Monday.
Majumder made a slew of saves to keep CFC at bay for more than an hour after the red-and-gold were reduced to 10 players following Ajay Chhetri’s send-off in the first-half. They stretched their unbeaten run to seven matches.
SCEB now have 12 points from as many games, while it was a setback for the two-time champions Marina Machans’ bid to climb into top-four with a second successive win as they remained at sixth with 15 points from 12 matches.
The Robbie Fowler’s side were reduced to 10 players just after the half-hour mark after Chhetri was booked for a second yellow.
Chhetri was shown the first yellow in the 22nd minute after bringing down Anirudh Thapa, something he repeated on the same player after nine minutes to be sent off.
But the former champions failed to make any count ofA resolute Debjit Majumder stood tall under the bar as SC East Bengal held off Chennaiyin FC to a goalless draw despite a numerical disadvantage in their ISL match at the GMC Stadium here on Monday.
Majumder made a slew of saves to keep CFC at bay for more than an hour after the red-and-gold were reduced to 10 players following Ajay Chhetri’s send-off in the first-half. They stretched their unbeaten run to seven matches.
SCEB now have 12 points from as many games, while it was a setback for the two-time champions Marina Machans’ bid to climb into top-four with a second successive win as they remained at sixth with 15 points from 12 matches.
The Robbie Fowler’s side were reduced to 10 players just after the half-hour mark after Chhetri was booked for a second yellow.
Chhetri was shown the first yellow in the 22nd minute after bringing down Anirudh Thapa, something he repeated on the same player after nine minutes to be sent off.
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