Viva Kerala thrash JCT 4-1 in I-League
Kannur: Viva Kerala crushed JCT 4-1 in an I-League match at the Jawahar Municipal stadium on Saturday.
At half time, Viva led by a solitary goal. Goal scorers for Viva Kerala were P Sajeesh (19th), T Karma (48th), P K Anil Kumar (87th and injury time), while the consolation goal for JCT was scored by Ajay Singh in the 71st minute.
Asserting their supremacy right from kick-off, Viva gave some anxious moments in the initial stages and scored through hardworking Sajeesh, who took full advantage of an Anil Kumar corner kick.
Viva consolidated their position after striker Karma bulged the net making full use of a neat pass from Anil Kumar.
However, JCT gave some hope of a comeback when they scored in the 71st minute through a header by Ajay Singh from a Badru Keke Ibrahim overhead pass. With minutes to go for the final whistle, Viva struck twice through their star striker Anil Kumar much to the delight of the fans.
With win, Viva have garnered 18 points and still have six more games, while JCT have 14 points from 18 matches.