I-League: Indian Arrows stuns Mohammedan Sporting, Sudeva draws with Aizawl

I-League: Indian Arrows claimed its first win of the season by beating Mohammedan Sporting 1-0.

Gurpanthjeet Singh

Indian Arrows players celebrate Gurpanthjeet Singh's goal against Mohammedan Sporting on Sunday.   -  Twitter @ILeagueOfficial

Indian Arrows rode on Gurpanthjeet Singh's solitary goal to stun Mohammedan Sporting 1-0 and record its first win in the I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Sunday.

Indian Arrows gathered four points in eight matches, while Mohammedan Sporting remained on 10 points following its first loss in seven matches.

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Indian Arrows got the lead when Gurpanthjeet headed home from close range in the 26th minute. He pounced on a loose ball after Mohammedan Sporting goalkeeper Shubham Roy blocked a Gurkirat Singh free-kick.

Mohammedan  Sporting intensified its attack in search of the equaliser and created plenty of chances, especially after the resumption and towards the close, but could not breach the solid Indian Arrows defence.

Indian Arrows custodian Ahaan Prakash, who made some brilliant saves, was declared the player-of-the-match.

- Sudeva shares points with Aizawl -

Sudeva Delhi FC and Aizawl FC played out a 1-1 draw in the I-League clash at the Kalyani Stadium on Sunday.

It was the third drawn affair for both sides, with both of them picking up nine points after playing seven matches to remain in the lower half of the table.

Sudeva Delhi FC went ahead in the 19th minute against the run of play as Kean Lewis scored off a long throw from Naocha Singh.

Aizawl pressed hard and found the equaliser in the 75th minute. Alfred Jaryan banked on a loose ball to beat Sudeva Delhi FC goalkeeper Rakshit Dagar.

However, Dagar made some important saves, including a penalty from R. Malsawmtluanga in the 80th minute, to help Sudeva Delhi FC pick up a point.