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Derby delight for Sporting Bengal

PUBLISHED: 08:34 24 August 2015 | UPDATED: 08:34 24 August 2015

Yacine Teladjati curls home Sporting Bengal's second goal against Tower Hamlets (pic: Tim Edwards)

Yacine Teladjati curls home Sporting Bengal's second goal against Tower Hamlets (pic: Tim Edwards)

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Carlos Aoldirve fires home Sporting Bengal's first goal against Tower Hamlets (pic: Tim Edwards)Carlos Aoldirve fires home Sporting Bengal's first goal against Tower Hamlets (pic: Tim Edwards)

Sporting Bengal took all three points in what was a fiercely fought and entertaining derby.

Substitute Yacine Teladjati proved the difference, scoring with a curved shot which found the top right hand corner and converting a penalty.

The game started with both teams having a share of possession and creating half chances.

Sporting Bengal found themselves with opportunities time and time again due to Tower Hamlets’ frivolity with possession, a recurring theme in the first half.

Tower Hamlets go on the attack against Sporting Bengal (pic: Tim Edwards)Tower Hamlets go on the attack against Sporting Bengal (pic: Tim Edwards)

Carlos Aoldirve nearly got on the end of a through ball early on, but the pass was over hit.

But Aoldirve was fouled on the edge of the box after 27 minutes had been played and, after a short delay, took the free-kick himself and found the top left corner to give the hosts the lead.

Tower Hamlets had chances to level before the break, with the ball flying narrowly over the bar from a corner and Omar Rowe producing a solo run and shot straight at the Sporting Bengal goalkeeper Lewis Lockyer.

The visitors started the second half the more brighter of the two sides after bringing on Rendell Williams.

Tempers boil over between Sporting Bengal and Tower Hamlets (pic; Tim Edwards)Tempers boil over between Sporting Bengal and Tower Hamlets (pic; Tim Edwards)

The substitute created Tower Hamlets’ first chance of the half by taking on the Sporting Bengal right-back and cutting the ball back to Omar Rowe whose shot was cleared off the line.

Hamlets drew level on 54 minutes with a fluid passing move around the Sporting Bengal defence that was finished calmly by Omar Rowe, who had netted a nine-minute hat-trick in his side’s FA Cup win at Wivenhoe a week earlier.

But Sporting Bengal nearly restored their lead immediately with a Sarfaz Pivano shot which was deflected just over the bar.

Sporting Bengal regained the lead, though, through substitute Teladjati, who received the ball on the left flank, cut inside and perfectly curled the ball into the top right corner.

Tower Hamlets had possession for most of the half as they pushed for another equaliser, but the home defence stood strong as they had for most the game.

Sporting Bengal countered late on with Abdisamad Mohamed which resulted in a penalty after Tower Hamlets goalkeeper Sean Bazell brought down the Sporting Bengal forward.

A small skirmish broke out between the two sides and the players had to be separated, with both having a man booked.

But after the delay the penalty was converted by a composed Teladjati, who doubled his tally for the day and sealed the points for Sporting Bengal.

Sporting Bengal boss Anwar Uddin tweeted: “Absolutely delighted with today’s 3-1 win for @SportingBengal in the East London derby, the lads were different class #hardwork #unbeaten.”

Robert Crane added: “What a win! Fantastic to beat our local rivals 3-1! Never seen so much passion from a squad in my life! On to next week! @SportingBengal.”

Sporting Bengal: Lockyer, Williams, Ngulube, Zaman, Shah, Kahif, Singh, Hussain, Aoldirve, Pivano (Teladjati), Mohammed. Subs: Antoine, Pippin, Suah, Meikle.

Tower Hamlets: Bazell, O’Neal Rowe, Springer, Kelechuwa, Ibrahim, Brown (Williams 46), Ali, Traore, Lukendo (Abalo 78), Cheiku-Sabido (Jalon Rowe 66), Omar Rowe. Subs: Ndao, Kosoko.

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