I-League game week 12: Roundup and results

East Bengal defeated Lajong to retain their top position, Bengaluru FC returned to winnings ways and Mohun Bagan suffered their first defeat of the season.

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Bengaluru, Mar 6: I-League game week 12 kicked off on Saturday, March 4 with Aizawl FC picking up yet another win over Mumbai FC and retain their second position in the league table.

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The second match witnessed East Bengal strengthening their grip at the top of the table as they defeated Shillong Lajong 2-1 away from home.

East Bengal's Chris Payne (centre) in action against Lajong (Image courtesy: East Bengal Facebook Page)

Australian striker Chris Payne scored a brace helping East Bengal pick up crucial three points. It was Payne's maiden I-League goals.

Another Kolkata giant Mohun Bagan suffered their first loss of the season as they went down 1-2 against a resurging Churchill Brothers.

On Sunday, Match 5, Bengaluru FC finally returned to winning ways as they defeated Minerva Punjab FC 1-0 away from home after 7 winless games. Lenny Rodriguez scored the solitary goal for the Blues.

In the last match, Chennai FC and DSK Shivajians played out a 1-1 draw.

Here are all the results from I-League game week 12

Saturday, March 4

Aizawl FC 2-0 Mumbai FC

Shillong Lajong 1-2 East Bengal

Churchill Brothers 2-1 Mohun Bagan

Sunday, March 5

Minerva Punjab FC 0-1 Bengaluru FC

Chennai City FC 1-1 DSK Shivajians

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