Messi was sent off for the first time in his Barcelona career in the closing stages of extra time as they lost 3-2 to Athletic Bilbao.
NorthEast United FC defeated Jamshedpur FC 2-1 to end their seven-game winless streak in the early kick-off.
The calmness and reassurance Blasters exhibited against an East Bengal side which remained undefeated in their last five games was commendable.
Table-toppers Mumbai stretched their unbeaten run to 10 games.
Raul Garcia scored twice in a 2-1 win over Real Madrid on Thursday to knock the holders out of the Spanish Super Cup and set up a final against Barcelona.
A brace from Jorge Ortiz and Naveen Kumar’s brilliance in the goal helped FC Goa script a 3-0 win.
Gokulam, who trailed 0-2 and 1-3, hit back with three goals in the space of six second-half minutes to ensure three points.
Robbie Fowler's East Bengal are unbeaten in their last five games, securing two wins on the way.
Goncalves scored in the 15th and 21st minutes for Chennayin before Diego Mauricio struck a screamer in the 64h minute to give Odisha some hope.
The victory took Atletico on to 41 points after 16 games, four clear of second-placed Real Madrid who have played 18.