Odisha FC prevailed over SC East Bengal 6-5 in a crazy 11-goal thriller as the ISL recorded the most goals in a match through teams whose season was blighted by their inability to score.
While Odisha lie at the very bottom of the table, East Bengal haven't fared much better and are ninth.
Amid torrential rain, it was an emphatic performance that showed the gulf in class between the two teams in this season of the ISL.
It seemed Bright Enobakhare's second half solo goal would be enough for the Kolkata giants to pick up three points but Aridane Santana grabbed the equaliser deep into added time.
The win means the Kolkata giants climbed up a spot to ninth with 16 points from as many games.
The Liverpool legend was on Wednesday found guilty of making defamatory and insulting remarks against Indian referees and was charged under Article 59.1 of AIFF disciplinary code.
Video footage of Robbie Fowler making the remark could not be assessed as it has been deleted from all platforms.
East Bengal look better positioned in that regard as they are looking like a more organised team after a tough start to life in the ISL.
Robbie Fowler's Kolkata giants remain one spot from bottom, with 13 points from 14 games.
It might be the perfect opportunity for loan recruit and India international Adil Khan to start for his new club. The defender arrived from Hyderabad FC having not started a single time this season.
This will be Paul's second stint with East Bengal after the 2008-09 season in which he bagged the Federation Cup.
A lofted ball from substitute Aaron Amadi-Holloway was met by the young striker but he could not divert the ball into the net despite being unmarked.
Sergio Lobera has warned his team to expect a tougher fight this time around after the first leg had ended 3-0 in favour of the team from Mumbai.
The 45-year-old Fowler, who scored over 180 goals for Liverpool, took over East Bengal in October and has taken fans of one of India’s biggest and oldest clubs for a roller-coaster ride so far.
Robbie Fowler was once again not pleased with Rahul Kumar Gupta's decisions and made his displeasure known at the end of the game.