Chirag United hold Salogoacar to 1-1 draw in I-League

Thiruvananthapuram: Chirag United Kerala held Salgoacar SC Goa to a 1-1 draw in their I-League match at the University Stadium on Saturday.

Salgoacar, who led in the first half with a goal by forward Marcus Mascarenhas in 29th minute and looked like taking home an away victory, were jolted by an 88th minute strike by Chirag`s Anil Kumar.

Kumar blasted a left side pass from Usman Ahik into the net to level the scores and Chirag, who missed three chances to score in the second half, did enough in the remaining fewminutes to ensure a draw.

Mascarenhas was adjudged the man of the match.

Following Saturday’s match, Salgoacar have 9 points in their kitty while Chirag have five.


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