I-League: Prayag United defeat Shillong Lajong 5-3

I-League: Prayag United defeat Shillong Lajong 5-3Shillong: Prayag United Sports Club come from behind to humble Shillong Lajong FC 5-3 in later’s home ground in the 25th round I League encounter on Sunday. Josimar Dasilva Martins was the star for the winning team with the hat-trick he scored.

Both the team started the match in an aggressive mood and it was the home side who scored in the 7th minute of the game when Sushil Kumar Singh converted the Renedy Singh’s flag kick into the net.

Five minutes later S. Malsawm Tlunga equalized the match after he place Dasilva’s cross ball home in the 12th minute.

In the 15th minute Eugenson Lyngdoh gave home side a lead when he headed home the Renedy’s cross ball but home side party short lived as in the 28th minutes of the game Denson Devadas headed home the Jayanta Sen’s flag kick.

In the 32nd minute Prayag took the lead for the first time with Josimar opening his account scoring the third goal for tourist side when he converted the S. Malsawm Tluanga’s cross ball home and score the fourth goal for the winners in the similar
manner in the 55th minute.

Matthew Osvaldo Mayora, who replaced Laramluaha in the second half, did created few good moves and was succeeded scoring in the 77th minute when he converted skipper John D. Menyongar’s ball home, however, thirty second later Josimar scored his hat-trick and fifth goal for Kolkata side.
Josimar was later declared the man of the match.

With the win Prayag United have moved to 42 points against their kitty from

25 matches while Shillong Lajong’s remained at 27 points from 25 matches.



By Indian Sports News Network