East Bengal FC's AFC Cup final hopes dashed after 3-0 defeat to Kuwait SC

Needing a minimum 2-0 margin win to make it to the summit clash, East Bengal players looked overawed by the occasion and also didn't have the firepower to win the match.

updated: October 22, 2013 19:41 IST
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Kolkata: East Bengal's hopes of scripting history by becoming the first Indian football club to enter the AFC Cup final were dashed by a far more superior Kuwait Sports Club who won the second leg semi-final 3-0 in Kolkata on Tuesday.

The scorers for Kuwait SC were Rogerio Coutinho (42nd minute), Hadi Khamees (44th) and Fahad Awaad (87th).

East Bengal played with 10 men for the last 24 minutes as their stopper Arnab Mondal was shown red card for pulling a rival player by holding his jersey.

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