Shillong Lajong FC defeated Malki SC, 2-1 in the ongoing Shillong Premier League at JN Stadium, on Sunday.
In the first half, Norasius Kharumnuid gave Lajong the lead in the 21st minute but this lead was short lived when Michael Bassey equalised for Malki in the 26th minute. After failing to convert on several occasions, both teams went into the break with the score levelled at 1-1.
In the second half, I-League star player, S. Tuboi doubled the lead for Lajong in the 56th minute.
Malki who were dominant right from the start of the game, pressed hard for the equaliser but failed to restore parity. It was Shillong Lajong FC who took home all the three points, and is currently at the second place in the league standings with four points from two matches.