At the halfway stage Mohun Bagan and East Bengal lead the I League table while Bengaluru FC have lost the plot after a good start.
With both Bengaluru FC and Mohun Bagan likely to suffer from fixture congestion due to AFC Cup matches, East Bengal will look to mount a serious challenge for the I League title.
East Bengal boss Biswajit Bhattacharjee believes that Ranti Martins is one of the best strikers that the I-League has ever had, as the Nigerian has been preforming consistently at a top level in the league.
While East Bengal managed to get a 2-0 win over I-League newcomers Aizawl FC, the problems for coach Biswajit Bhattacharjee seems to be far from over right now.
East Bengal suffered a huge blow to their title hopes with the 1-0 loss at the hands of Bengaluru FC, but coach Biswajit Bhattacharjee feels that his team can turn things around.
The first Kolkata Derby of 2016 between defending I League champions Mohun Bagan and East Bengal ended in a 1-1 draw. The result may have pleased both sets of fans but left a lot to think about for both the coaches.
The first Kolkata derby of 2016 ended in a 1-1 draw between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, as the two arch rivals measured each other up in the early stages of the I-League.
It is now two wins out of as many matches for Mohun Bagan AC, but their perfectionist coach Sanjoy Sen still believes that his side needs to work on a few things, as the season progresses - in particular, the defence.
East Bengal have finally been able to complete their lineup of the four foreign players by announcing the signing of Frenchman Bernard Mendy.
Indian Super League sides FC Goa and Atletico de Kolkata sign Dudu and Md Rafique respectively to add squad depth