Air India 4 – 1 Mumbai FC
Air India beat Mumbai FC , 4-1 and ended their five-match unbeaten run in the I-League Round 10 encounter at the Balewadi Sports Complex, Pune, on Sunday.
In the first half, Air-India took the lead in the 36th minute through Nigerian striker Ezeh Henry and Micky Fernandes doubled the lead just four minutes later.
Yusif Yakubu managed to pull one back for Mumbai FC in the injury time of the first half.
Crossing over, Air India had better ball possession than Mumbai FC in the second half and strikes from Vijith Shetty in the 72’ and Souvik Chakraborty in the 90+2’ handed Air India their second win and are currently in the 10th position with 10 points.
Salgaocar FC 0 – 2 Pune FC
Two goals by Khanthang Paite helped Pune FC register a comfortable win over Salgaocar FC, 2-0 in the I-League Round 10 at the Fatorda Stadium, Margao, Goa.
In the 52nd minute, Khantang Paite, came in as a substitute for Subhash Singh and scored for Pune FC in the 64th minute.
In the 78th minute, Paite added another one and helped Pune FC register their fifth win this season.
With this win, Pune FC has now moved to the fourth place with 17 points in nine matches.
ONGC 2- 2 Sporting Clube De Goa
ONGC were held to a 2-2 draw by Sporting Clube De Goa in the Round 10 of the I-League at the Dr. Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.
ONGC took the lead when Keniston found the back of the net in the 8th minute and Eric Brown doubled the lead for the home team in the 13th minute.
Sporting Clube dominated possession in the second half and came back from two goals down to hold the home side when Ogba Kalu found the back of the net for Sporting Cube in the 67th minute and Japanese recruit Seiya Sugistha scored the equaliser in the 70th minute.
ONGC have played one game less and are tied on points with Sagaocar (6 points) while Sporting Clube is in the 11th position.
Dempo SC 3 – 1 Prayag United
League leaders Dempo SC came from behind to beat Prayag United 3-1 in a round 10 of the I-League match played at the Fatorda stadium in Goa, on Saturday.
Prayag United took the lead in the first half when Ranti Martins scored in the 21st minute but the lead was short lived when Japanese striker Ryuji Sueoka headed the ball into the net in the 36th minute.
In the second half, Dempo were awarded a penalty in the 54th minute when Sueoka was brought down inside the box by defender Bello Rasaq but Prayag United keeper Subrata Paul pulled off a brilliant save and the home side were denied the lead.
Peter Carvalho and Climax Lawrence netted in the 76th and 78th minute respectively, to complete Dempo’s tally of three goals.
With this win, Dempo are in the first position with 25 points, four points ahead of second place Kingfisher East Bengal while Prayag United is in the 5th position with 14 points.