East Bengal vs Gokulam Kerala Highlights: East Bengal FC’s thrilling 2-1 victory over Gokulam Kerala FC seals their spot in Durand Cup semis.
East Bengal vs Gokulam Kerala Highlights Durand Cup 2023
Winner: East Bengal
Full Time Score: East Bengal 2-1 Gokulam KeralaGoal Scorer: 1′ EBFC 1-0 GKFC (Jordan Elsey scores, Javier Siverio assists) 57′ EBFC 1-1 GKFC (Aminou Bouba scores, Abhijith K assists) 77′ EBFC 2-1 GKFC (Aminou Bouba own goal)
East Bengal Reach Semi-Final
In a thrilling football match held at Kolkata’s Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, East Bengal FC managed to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the Durand Cup 2023 by defeating Gokulam Kerala FC with a score of 2-1. The game was a roller-coaster ride of emotions for fans on both sides.
The action kicked off with a surprising bang when Jordan Elsey of East Bengal FC scored a lightning-fast goal in just the first minute of the match.
However, Gokulam Kerala FC wasn’t one to back down. Aminou Bouba delivered a jaw-dropping equalizer in the 57th minute. Just when it seemed the game was hanging in balance, Bouba’s inadvertent own goal in the 78th minute sent shockwaves through the stadium.
This victory not only granted East Bengal FC a well-deserved place in the semi-finals but also marked a special moment. It had been a while since they made it this far, with their last semi-final appearance after a gap since the 2019 edition of the tournament. Now, all eyes are on the upcoming semi-final clash against NorthEast United FC.
Durand Cup 2023 Quarter Final | EBFC vs GKFC
Excitement is on the rise as the eagerly awaited Durand Cup 2023 quarterfinal showdown between East Bengal and Gokulam Kerala approaches. The match is scheduled for a 6:00 PM kickoff on August 25, 2023 (Friday) at the esteemed Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, also known as Salt Lake Stadium, located in Kolkata.
The stakes are high, with the victorious team earning the opportunity to advance to the semifinals against Northeast United on August 29th.
Date: August 25, 2023 (Friday)
Kick-off Time: 6:00pm IST
Venue: Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata
Performance | East Bengal vs Gokulam Kerala
In a thrilling build-up to the Durand Cup 2023 quarterfinals, East Bengal’s remarkable journey through Group A has positioned them as frontrunners. Demonstrating a remarkable display of skill on the field, they outperformed strong ISL contenders like Mohun Bagan SG and Punjab. With their illustrious legacy boasting a record-breaking 16 Durand Cup victories, East Bengal aims to further cement their dominance.
On the opposing side, Gokulam Kerala, representatives from the I-League, showcased their mettle by securing the top spot in Group C.
Recalling their last encounter in the Durand Cup, which unfolded prior to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2019, East Bengal FC and Gokulam Kerala FC engaged in semifinal clash. Gokulam Kerala’s victory through a penalty shootout against the host team marked a turning point, propelling them to overcome Mohun Bagan and clinch their inaugural trophy within two years of establishment.
As the quarterfinal clash between East Bengal and Gokulam Kerala draws near, the stage is set for another memorable face-off, with both teams hungry for success and eager to etch their names in Durand Cup history.
East Bengal vs Gokulam Kerala Head-to-Head
In the head-to-head statistics, East Bengal holds a favorable position with 3 wins and 1 draw, while Gokulam Kerala is not far behind with 2 wins. A total of 6 matches between these teams have set till date.
East Bengal vs Gokulam Kerala Quarter-Final Live Telecast
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1. When and where will the Durand Cup 2023 quarterfinal between East Bengal and Gokulam Kerala take place?
The match is scheduled for August 25, 2023, with a 6:00 PM kickoff. It will be held at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, also known as Salt Lake Stadium, in Kolkata.
2. What was the outcome of the last encounter between East Bengal and Gokulam Kerala in the Durand Cup?
In their last meeting prior to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2019, Gokulam Kerala secured victory over East Bengal through a penalty shootout in an enthralling semifinal clash.
3. What is the head-to-head record between East Bengal and Gokulam Kerala?
East Bengal holds a favorable position with 3 wins and 1 draw, while Gokulam Kerala is not far behind with 2 wins in their previous encounters.