SC East Bengal shared points with Mumbai City FC after their game concluded in a goalless draw
The result allowed Mumbai City FC to reclaim first place in the points table.
SC East Bengal are now 10 games without a win.
Mumbai's Igor Angulo was the first to test the goalkeeper as his header was comfortably saved by Arindam Bhattacharya.
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Daniel Chima Chukwu was next to threaten the goal on the other end but his attempt from close-range went narrowly past the right side of the goal.
Both teams struggled to create major scoring chances in the first half. The Islanders dominated the possession but found it tough to find spaces behind SCEB's backline.
Mohammad Rafique was sent in the second half as a replacement to Bikash Jairu
Vinit Rai made his Mumbai debut as Des Buckingham sent him alongside Ygor Catatau to inject more energy on the pitch.
Amarjit Singh Kiyam also picked up an injury and was replaced by Darren Sidoel with 15 minutes left to play