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Durand Cup 2019: 'Super Sub' Bidyasagar Singh's brace books East Bengal's semifinal berth

East Bengal beat Bengaluru FC 2-1 in their final league match of the Durand Cup 2019 on Wednesday at the Salt Lake Stadium.

Bidyasagar Singh scored twice (59', 73') in the second half as the Red and Golds came back from behind to win the tie. Ajay Chhetri had scored the opening goal for Bengaluru FC (17').

After a disappointing defeat in their opening match of the Calcutta Football League (CFL), Alejandro Menendez fielded a full strength starting XI consisting of three foreigners as Jaime Santos returned from injury.

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Bengaluru FC came close to break the deadlock as early as in the second minute of the match but Asheer Akhtar came to the hosts' rescue, clearing the ball.