Lajong remains on par with Mohun Bagan, ends in goalless draw


IMPHAL, Dec 2: The much anticipated I-League match between Mohun Bagan and Lajong FC, Shillong ended in a goalless draw today.

The match was held at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium as the home ground of Lajong FC.

Mohun Bagan dominated in the first half of the match with its key player Odafa making constant attacks on the opponents. He missed two chances of scoring goals.

Later in the second half, Lajong could have more ball possession.

Mohun Bagan manager, Debashish Dutt stated that the team expected victory against Lajong. However, the absence of Indian team captain Sunil Chhetry in the team was a setback in today’s match. Odafa could not perform well in the absence of Chhetry, he noted.

Odafa had two great chances of scoring against Lajong. However, he missed the goals.

James Gbilee of Lajong also tried to score against opponent Mohun Bagan.

It may be mentioned that Lajong has never been defeated in its home ground at Imphal. The home ground of Lajong will be shifted to Guwahati. With this draw, Lajong is at the 8th position with 9 points.

Mohun Bagan is at the second spot with 16 points. Dempo, Goa is still the point table of I-League with 21 points.


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