East Bengal will lock horns with defending champions Odisha FC in the Kalinga Super Cup 2024 final at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Sunday, January 28.
The East Bengal vs Odisha FC Kalinga Super Cup 2024 final will start at 7:30 PM IST. Live streaming and telecast of the match will be available in India.
Both East Bengal and Odisha FC have been the most dominant teams, having won all their four matches in the ongoing Super Cup so far.
Under the tutelage of manager Carles Cuadrat, East Bengal beat Jamshedpur FC 2-0 in their semi-final encounter to book their place in the Super Cup finals.
Hijazi Maher and Javier Siverio netted a goal each to power the Red and Gold Brigade to their second Super Cup finals.
Earlier, East Bengal lost 1-4 to Bengaluru FC in the final of the inaugural edition of the Super Cup in 2018.
Meanwhile, East Bengal will aim to end their 12-year title drought on the national stage. The last time the Red and Gold Brigade won a national trophy was at the Federation Cup in 2012. East Bengal overcame Dempo in extra-time to clinch their eighth title in the competition.
On the other hand, hosts Odisha FC will head into the Kalinga Super Cup 2024 final high on confidence after they pipped Mumbai City FC 1-0 in the second semi-final.
Star striker Diego Mauricio converted a crucial penalty in the 42nd minute to help Odisha FC provide an opportunity to defend their Super Cup title.
The Juggernauts beat Bengaluru FC 2-1 in the Kalinga Super Cup final last season to claim their first-ever silverware under the guidance of former interim head coach Clifford Miranda.
East Bengal vs Odisha FC head-to-head
Odisha FC have a dominant head-to-head record against East Bengal, winning five of the seven matches that they have played so far. East Bengal registered just a solitary victory while one game ended in a draw.
The last time these two sides met, East Bengal and Odisha FC played a goalless draw in an Indian Super League clash at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata in December, 2023.
Where to watch East Bengal vs Odisha FC Kalinga Super Cup 2024 final live
The East Bengal vs Odisha FC Kalinga Super Cup 2024 final will be telecast live on the Sports18 Network’s TV channels in India.
Live streaming of the East Bengal vs Odisha FC Kalinga Super Cup 2024 final will be available on the JioCinema app and website in India.
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