Kolkata: Fredsan Marshall’s strike in injury time at the end of the second half led Churchill Brothers to a 2-1 win over Real Kashmir FC, as they extended their lead at the top of the Hero I-League standings.
After Lukman Adefemi’s second-half strike had cancelled out Luka Majcen’s first-half goal, Marshall’s long-range screamer proved to be the difference between the two sides.
Gokulam Kerala FC beat RoundGlass Punjab FC by a solitary goal to start its championship leg campaign on a successful note at the Kalyani Stadium.
Ghanaian striker Dennis Antwi scored from a penalty early in the first half to help Gokulam Kerala pocket three points.
In another match at the Kalyani Stadium, Bidyasagar Singh scored a hat-trick to help TRAU FC blank Mohammedan Sporting 4-0.
Phalguni Singh scored once to complete the tally for the Manipur club.