Antonio Lopez Habas retained trust in the same set of players that won bragging right in the Kolkata derby over the weekend.
In a scintillating display, ATK Mohun Bagan scored through Roy Krishna (12th minute), Manvir Singh (14th) and Liston Colaco (23rd) as they did not allow SCEB the breathing space to make it three out of three in their ISL exchanges.
The red-and-gold brigade suffered defeats to their arch-rivals in both the matches last season, which was more to do with their troubled build-up and a last-minute entry to ISL.
The loss against Mumbai City FC on Monday meant FC Goa's league-record 15-match unbeaten streak came to a crashing halt.
Manisha Kalyan equalised in the eighth minute for India after Debora Oliveira had put the 2007 World Cup runners-up in the lead in the very first minute of the match.
Recognising the global reach of Esports along with its ability to bring fans closer to the club, Mumbai City FC, following today's announcement become the first Indian football club to field a team in the FIFA Global Series
Jamil will be looking to get his tactics and match-ups right, as NorthEast United look to bounce back with a positive result against the Blasters.
'We'll fight until final whistle', says India women's football coach Thomas Dennerby ahead of Brazil match
India are currently ranked 57th while Brazil are placed 50 spots above them. Citing the higher level of the opponents, India captain Ashalata Devi said it will be a "huge opportunity" for her side to play against a top team in the world.
It was Javi Hernandez (3rd, 51st minute) who led the charge for Odisha with a brace. While he rode on some luck for his first goal, the second was nothing short of breathtaking from just outside the box.
Excited to play against Brazil, but focus firmly on Asian Cup preparation, says India footballer Sanju Yadav
"For the first time, we are going to play Brazil. Both their men and women's teams play in World Cup, so we want to play against them," says Sanju Yadav.
The Sunil Chhetri-led side have faced Odisha eight times in the ISL, winning five, losing two and drawing one, and they will once again start favourites at the Tilak Maidan.
Igor Angulo struck two goals in his first match against his former club FC Goa as defending champions Mumbai City made a winning start to the 2021-22 ISL season.
Apart from the new coach Bozidar Bandovic, Chennaiyin have also signed five new foreign players.
ISL 2021-22: Brutal ATK Mohun Bagan lay down marker with victory over Blasters as expensive signings shine
Debutants Hugo Boumous and Liston Colaco score delectable goals as Mohun Bagan lay down the marker in the season opener.
Bengaluru have had a rigorous pre-season and coach Marco Pezzaiuoli said his side is looking forward to face-off against the last season's semi-finalists.
ISL 2021-22: Boumous' brace helps ATK Mohun Bagan begin season with commanding win over Kerala Blasters
Hugo Boumous (3', 39'), Roy Krishna (27' P) and Liston Colaco (50') were among the goals as last season's runners-up began the eighth edition with a 4-2 win
Here are five new foreign players to watch out for in upcoming season of ISL.
ISL 2021-22: ATK Mohun Bagan-Kerala Blasters clash kicks off new season, Indian players in focus under 3-1 rule
The ISL this season will see teams playing with a minimum of seven local players plus a maximum of four foreigners in the XI.
The 37-year-old India captain, who began his professional career in 2002 with the famous Mohun Bagan club and made his international debut in 2005, received the Khel Ratna from President Ram Nath Kovind
AFC Women's Club Championship 2021: Gokulam Kerala out of title race after losing to Shahrdari Sirjan
Gokulam Kerala badly needed to win against Shahrdari Sirjan following their 1-2 defeat to Amman Club