Churchill share spoils with Bagan
Mumbai: Churchill Brothers FC salvaged a point against the visiting Mohun Bagan outfit with a 1-1 draw in an ILeague encounter in Goa on Saturday.
Churchill eked out the draw with the help of a late Anthony Wolfe penalty which cancelled out a 39th minute strike by Dipanda Dicka.
With this result, Churchill remain in third position on the table, with 30 points from 17 games, while Mohun Bagan too remained in sixth position, having played a game less for their 23 points.
Haitian winger Sony Norde missed a chance early and then Lybian defender Hussein Eldor hit the woodwork in the 17th minute for Churchill, before Dicka struck six minutes before the end of the half.
After the break, Churchill seemed to have regained composure and pressed on for the equaliser but despite some close chances, could not manage to find the Bagan net.
Bagan, meanwhile, had a solid punch by Omar Elhusseiny on the half hour mark saved by Baskaran.
After having a good game for quite a while, central defender Eze Kingsley was adjudged to have brought down substitute Anthony Wolfe inside the box.
The Trinidadian calmy converted from the spot to beat keeper Shilton Paul ensure parity.
Stopwatch: Churchill Brothers 1 (Wolfe 78-pen) drew with Mohun Bagan 1 (Dicka 39)