Match Report: Lajong beat Langsning
Shillong Lajong FC defeated Langsning FC by a score line of 5-2 in the ongoing Gionee Shillong Premier League 2016 match held today at JN Stadium Polo.
Lalrammuana scored a hat trick for Lajong while Isacc and Samuela scored a goal each.
It was a bright start for Lajong as they took the lead in the 5th minute through Lalrammuana. Bipin Singh took a free kick and swirl the ball into the box which was flicked towards Muana for an easy tap in Goal.
Lajong seemed very confident on the ball and were controlling possession in the first quarter of the half. Langsning however managed to equalise in the 33rd minute after beating Lajong custodian with a shot over the top.
Lajong restored the one goal minute before the half ended. Isaac crossed the ball towards the box which was met by Samuela who headed it across goal for an unmarked Muana to head it into the goal in the 43rd minute.
The second half was a more intense affair from both the sides. Langsning worked hard to find a second equaliser while Lajong created numerous chances to secure a win.
Lalramuan scored his hat trick in the 56th minute after a well worked goal from the team. It seemed almost secure for Lajong but Langsning managed to get back in the game after a free kick goal in the 78th minute.
The last fifteen minutes of the match turned out to be very entertaining and thrilling. As Langsning looked more eager to score goals, Lajong youngster Samuela scored the 4th goal for Lajong in the 80th minute after his shot was slightly deflected towards goal.
Isaac then put the game to bed in the next minute after some brilliant counter attack by the team.
Lajong earned a well deserved victory today with a scoreline of 5-2 and will play their next match against MLP on the 15th of September 2016.