Bengaluru, Feb 25: Kingfisher East Bengal crushed defending champions and hosts Bengaluru FC 3-1 in an eleventh round Hero I – League encounter at the Sree Kanterava Football Stadium here on Saturday.
For the visitors, Ugandan import Ivan Bukenya scored the first goal in the 23rd minute. India international, Robin Singh’s two goals in the 54th and 60th minute virtually sealed the match. C K Vineeth’s scored the consolation goal for the Blues in the 85th minute.
After today’s match, the Reds & Golds has 24 points from 11 games, while Bengaluru FC has 13 points from 10 matches.
Final Score: Kingfisher East Bengal – 3 (Ivan Bukenya 23′, Robin Singh 54′, 60′) beat Bengaluru FC – 1 (C K Vineeth 85′)
Hero of the Match – Robin Singh