MLP F.T defeated Shillong Lajong FC,3-1 in the ongoing Shillong Premier League at the JN Stadium Shillong on Friday.
The first half was average with both teams sharing equal ball possession. Niwan-O-Gatpoh, could have given his team the crucial lead when he was awarded a penalty in the 12th minute but failed to convert.
After an ordinary goalless first half, the match started to pick up in the second session with both teams going all out for the goal.
MLP F.T. finally broke the dead lock in the 55th minute when Milton Kharsati found the back of the net, to add pressure on Shillong Lajong FC.
In the 85th minute, Shillong Lajong FC were reduced to 10 men when goalkeeper Aibormiki Suchiang was red carded and MLP added two more goals when Batkupar Lamare and Plassing Myrthong scored in the 85th and 89th minute respectively.
Shillong Lajong managed to pull one back through a Henry Marboh goal in added time and managed to restore parity for Shillong lajong.
Shillong lajong, thus ended their shillong Premier League campaign with 12 points from all their matches.