A 2 minutes silence was observed by the players before the kick-off, who also wore Black badges as a mark of tribute for the recently demised Sultan Ahmed.
Mohammedan Sporting drew 1-1 against a Customs who are currently lying in the relegation zone. Losing 2 points today had made the Black Panthers to move out from the favourites spot for winning the league. To remain in the title race, Mohammedan has no other way than to defeat Mohun Bagan who they are to face in their next match.
The Black Panthers took the lead in 45+2 minutes of the first half, when Dipanda Dicka gave his side the lead after a free kick from just outside of the box. However the lead was short-lived when Dhiman Sinha scored from 22 yards and equalized for his side. Jiten Murmu got two golden opportunities but failed to score from any of them.Mohammedan players protested after the end of the game that the opposition players destroyed the spirit and beauty of the game by wasting time which is cowardly nature for any side. At the end of the game, the referee was escorted out of the field by Police protection.