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Gokulam clinch win against Churchill in injury time, TRAU rise to fourth

With the 2-1 win, Gokulam Kerala now have 22 points from 15 games -- the same as TRAU FC and Real Kashmir FC, overtaking Churchill Brothers in the process, who have 20 points to their kitty.

Henry Kisekka scored the 90th-minute winner for Gokulam Kerala. (Source: I-League)

Henry Kisekka scored in the last minute as Gokulam Kerala FC beat Churchill Brothers 2-1 in a thrilling match of the I-League here on Sunday.

Gokulam Kerala’s victory gave a serious jolt to the Red Machines’ hopes of finishing in second place on the points table.

With the win, Gokulam now have 22 points from 15 games — the same as TRAU FC and Real Kashmir FC, overtaking Churchill Brothers in the process, who have 20 points to their kitty.

Churchill Brothers lined up a heavy midfield as they opted for a 3-5-2 formation. Gokulam Kerala, on the other hand, kept five in the defence in a 5-3-2 set-up.

TRAU BEAT INDIAN ARROWS

Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC scored a last-gasp goal to beat All India Football Federation’s developmental side Indian Arrows 1-0 at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium here on Sunday.

Deepak Devrani scored the all-important goal in the 89th minute to give TRAU the crucial three points.

The win comes at a very important time for TRAU, who now have some breathing space in their quest for I-League survival. With 22 points from 17 matches, they are now at fourth in the table.

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TRAU will now travel to Srinagar to challenge Real Kashmir FC on March 14, while Indian Arrows will face Gokulam Kerala at their backyard a day later.

First published on: 08-03-2020 at 11:20:02 pm
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