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October 10, 2013 3:30 PM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium — Shillong, Meghalaya
Referee:‬ P. Singh‎
 

Rangdajied United FC 1-1 Churchill Brothers SC: Balwant salvages a point for the defending champions

Eugeneson Lyngdoh gave the home team a lead in the 25th minute only to be cancelled out two minutes later by Balwant Singh...

By Anselm Noronha

Rangdajied United FC vs Churchill Brothers I-League
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Rangdajied United FC and Churchill Brothers SC shared the spoils in a round four encounter of the I-League 2013-14 that took place at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, Shillong, on Thursday.

Santosh Kashyap made two changes with Abocha Singh and Sandesh Gadkari replacing Nagen Tamang and Joy Kharraswai in the first eleven, while the away side saw the return of Denzil Franco and Hugo Machado in the eleven alongside Richard Costa.

Rangdajied were dominant in the early exchanges as skipper Eugeneson Lyngdoh forced Churchill goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharya into a save from a set-piece. David Ngaihte and Restomwell Khriam were the guilty parties on numerous occasions as they floundered in front of goal.

The visitors first chance came in the 19th minute when Rangdajied keeper Surjay Pariyar was called into action to force a save from a Hugo Machado attempt.

Lyngdoh eventually provided the break-through for the home side after he blasted his shot to find the back of the net in the 25th minute. The joy was however short-lived as Churchill scored the equaliser through Balwant Singh who provided the finishing touch from a Machado free-kick in the 27th minute.

Crossing over, Ngaihte maintained the momentum for his side and dribbled past three red shirts before seeing his effort from 25 yards out sail wide.

Luck didn't favour Mariano Dias' men either as Machado's free-kick went over the Rangdajied wall but came off the post in the 55th minute.

The upright once again came into play as in the 89th minute Ngaihte's shot deflected off the post which also denied Kashyap his first win with Rangdajied United, while Churchill Brothers had to be content with a point.


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Rangdajied United F.C.

1
Surjay Pariyar
Goalkeeper
 - 
3
Poibang Pohshna
Defender
 - 
6
Lamine Tamba
Defender
 - 
15
Thomas Saikhom
Defender
 - 
22
Munmun Lugun
Defender
 - 
9
Abocha Singh
Midfielder
 - 
10
Eugeneson Lyngdoh
Midfielder
25′
 - 
23
Restom Khriam
Defender
24′
 - 
7
David K C Ngaihte
Midfielder
 - 
13
T Lalnunpuia
Striker
85′
 - 
14
 - 

Churchill Brothers SC

 - 
27
 - 
12
 - 
13
 - 
25
 - 
26
Raju Yumnam
Defender
 - 
10
Hugo Machado
Midfielder
 - 
23
 - 
24
 - 
33
Richard Costa
Midfielder
47′
 - 
17
 - 
18

Substitutes

29
Shambhu Mistry
Goalkeeper
 - 
4
 - 
12
 - 
16
Joy Kharraswai
Midfielder
85′
 - 
19
 - 
27
Laldingn Gheta
Midfielder
 - 
11
Figueira
Striker
60′
 - 

Substitutes

 - 
1
Lalit Thapa
Goalkeeper
 - 
2
 - 
29
 - 
44
 - 
9
 - 
22
 - 
35

Coach/Manager

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Coach/Manager

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  • Goal
  • Own Goal
  • Penalty
  • Penalty Missed
  • Yellow Card
  • Assist
  • Penalty Save
  • Penalty Shootout Goal
  • Penalty Shootout Miss
  • Yellow Card / Red Card
  • Red Card
  • Substitution IN
  • Substitution OUT
  • Injury
  • Goal.com Rating
  • Goal.com Man of the Match
  • Goal.com Flop of the Match
  • Top & Flop Global Ranking
  • Fans' Man of the Match
  • Fans' Flop of the Match
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Sunil Chhetri Sunil Chhetri
Striker
Bengaluru
14 3
Cornell Glen Cornell Glen
Striker
Shillong Lajong
14 3
Darryl Duffy Darryl Duffy
Striker
Salgaocar
13 2
Josimar Josimar
Striker
Mohd Sp
13 1
Ranti Martins Ranti Martins
Striker
Rangdajied
12 0