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I-League: Churchill Brothers score maiden win against Bengaluru

January 27, 2017 21:19 IST

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IMAGE: Bengaluru FC players in action. Photograph: Facebook.

Churchill Brothers scored their maiden win of the season when they came back from behind to down 10-man Bengaluru FC 2-1 in the fifth round of the hero I-League match, in Vasco, on Friday.

After Anthony Wolfe (33rd) cancelled Sunil Chhetri 22nd minute goal, Chesterpoul Lyngdoh scored the winner in the 54th minute to give Churchill Brothers their first win at Tilak Stadium. They have moved to seventh place with four points from five matches.

The defending champions, Bengaluru FC who suffered their second straight defeat remained on fourth place with 9 points. Bengaluru FC made three changes from the team they lost against East Bengal bringing in Nishu Kumar, Alwyn Gerorge and Roby Norales in place of Lalmangaisanga Ralte, Lenny Rodrigues and Udanata Singh.

While the home team made two changes bringing in Surchandra Singh and Surahuddin Mollick in place of Brandon Fernandes and Seriton Fernandes.

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