Mohun Bagan prevail 2-1 over ChiragMarch 24th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Powered by a Bhaichung Bhutia brace, Mohun Bagan returned to the winning path prevailing 2-1 over Chirag United in a I-League match here Monday.
Snehasish Chakraborty was the sole scorer for Chirag, who are dangerously hovering in the relegation zone. With 21 points from 19 points, Chirag now lie at the penultimate 11th spot.
Mohun Bagan, on the other hand, are in the third position collecting 36 points from 18 outings.
Leaders Churchill Brothers have 42 points from 20 games, while their closest challengers Sporting Club de Goa are three points behind.
The game at the Vidyasagar stadium in Barasat, 30 km from the city, saw Bagan go ahead at the stroke of the first half whistle through Bhutia, who put the ball home after
Ishfaw Ahmed headed down a Marcos Pereira corner.
Chirag equalised in the 78th minute when Chakraborty netted an angular shot.
But within a minute, Bagan regained the league. A Pereira free kick was ably headed in by Bhutia, to ensure full points for the three time champions.
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