Shillong, Jan 04: Shillong Lajong's bad days continued at Goa as they were thrashed by Churchill Brothers Sports Club 6-0 in a 13th round I-League clash at the Duler Stadium, Mapusa, on Friday.
With defending champions Dempo Sports Club succumbing to the might of Prayag United, Churchill found themselves two points clear at the top and still have a match in hand.
Churchill were helped with goals from Steven Dias, Henri Antchouet, Ajay Singh, Beto and a brace from substitute Akram Moghrabi.
Shillong, Dec 29: Pune FC on Saturday added three more points after beating Shillong Lajong FC 2-1 in an away match at Shillong’s JN Sports Complex.
It was the locals who dominated the 75 percent of match but the forward line once again proved to be too weak as they failed to convert any chances that came their way.
Sushil Kumar Singh was little unlucky in coupler of occasion. In the 20th minute of the game Sushil’s shot was well saved by Pune custodian Abhra Mondal, who had a gala time under the wood work for which he was later awarded man of the match. In 28th minute Sushil and Friday had paired up but their efforts was defused by Mondal.
Shillong, Dec 28: Fresh from the humiliating (3-0) defeat at the hand of low placed ONGC, Shillong Lajong FC will host in-form and third placed Pune FC here at JN Sports Complex on Saturday afternoon.
Lajong have not had a good time off late and in the last three match they have picked up only two points while on the other hand Pune FC are having a gala time as they are now placed third in the points table with 23 points.
“We will play to our potential and we will try to get a good result here”, visiting head coach Derrick Pereira said adding “the weather is perfect for good football and it will not be problem for us to adopt as at present Pune’s minimum temperature is 9 degree”.
Shillong, Dec 22: Santosh Kashyap could not have asked for a better start as the newly appointed coach of relegation threatened ONGC. The bottom-placed outfit continued their good form at home drubbing an out of sorts Shillong Lajong 3-0 here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Saturday.
Foreigners Yusa Katsumi and Eric Brown notched up five star performances with the latter bagging the man of the match award for his outstanding display. Brown opened the floodgates for the hosts in the 19th minute, picking up a C Kenistan ball from the left flank to slot home past the diving Lajong custodian.
Shillong, Dec 21: Shillong Lajong FC will take on ONGC in a crucial round 12 encounter of the I-League at the Nehru Stadium, New Delhi on Saturday.
Lajong managed to hold Air India to a 1-1 draw in the I-League clash last Sunday and is currently in the 8th position with 13 points.