Mohun Bagan end I-League campaign with win

Hero I-league
IANS|09-Mar-2019 13:35

Shillong, March 8 : The penultimate day of the 12th Hero I-league saw Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan snatch a 3-2 victory over Shillong Lajong FC here on Friday.

The game that was being played at the JLN Stadium saw the visitors draw first blood from Dipanda Dicka in the fourth minute through a penalty kick. Shillong restored parity with a penalty through Phrangki Buam (45th + 1st).

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The hosts then came back in the second half - taking the lead through Hero of the Match Buam in the 53rd minute, but an outstanding free kick in the 78th minute from Sony Norde saw the Mariners level the scores. 

The Khalid Jamil-coached side struck back again through Britto in the 88th minute to finally seal the game in their favour. Mohun Bagan with this win finished their 2019 season at the fifth place in the 12th Hero I-League with 29 points in their kitty.