Shillong: ONGC came from behind to hold Shillong Lajong FC 11 in their 23rd I-League encounter played under floodlights at a packed J N Stadium here. Taking advantage of the home support, Lajong who is under relegation threat, took to the ground intimidating their opponent right from the first whistle of the match.
Blackburn forward, who played on loan for Lajong, Edinho Junior, almost found a net in the very first minute of the game had it not been blocked by ONGC Odeola. Keeping up the tempo of the game he surely had the ONGC defenders on their toes every time the ball was under his possession.
In keeping with their bold ball possession, Lajong's Sushil Kumar found the back of the net in the 17th minute putting his team on the lead until the lemon break.
Returning from the break, Santosh Gashyap changed his team's tactic and made few changes that changed the game altogether. David Lalrunmuana took an impressive shot from outside the box in the 17th minute leveling the visitors' scoreline....more
01:05 AM, Apr 08, 2013
Shillong: Local club Shillong Lajong FC defeated Prayag United FC 3-2 at an I-League match at the J N Stadium here which was witnessed by a 18,000 strong crowd. With this win, Lajong and Prayag United have seven points in their kitty, three points behind table topper Dempo FC. Prayag drew first blood in the fourth minute of the game when Ranti Martins superbly headed a ball taken from a...
07:41 PM, Nov 04, 2012
Shillong: Sporting Clube de Goa came from behind to snatch full points from Shillong Lajong FC at an I-League encounter at the latter's home ground here today witnessed by a 22,000 capacity crowd. Having earned just one point from two earlier matches, the Ekendra Singh coached side were caught at loose ends in the first half of the game as they were not used to the artificial turfs. Opening the...
07:06 PM, Oct 28, 2012