I-League: NEROCA's title hopes dashed by Mohun Bagan

All five goals came in the first half in the I-League match, as the visitor came from behind twice with a brace from striker Asier Dipandi Dicka before the winner from Akram Moghrabi.

NEROCA FC vs Mohun Bagan

NEROCA FC player at the end of the match against Mohun Bagan.   -  SCREENGRAB @HOTSTAR

Newcomer NEROCA FC received a crushing blow in its maiden I-League title bid as it went down 2-3 against Mohun Bagan at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Manipur on Sunday.

All five goals came in the first half, as the visitor came from behind twice with a brace from striker Asier Dipandi Dicka before the winner from Akram Moghrabi.

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For NEROCA, Subash Singh scored the opening goal of the contest in the 16th minute. Felix Chidi Odli restored the lead eight minutes later, but that didn't prove to be enough in the end.

NEROCA still remains top of the table with 31 points with one league remaining. However, second-placed Minerva Punjab is only two points behind with four games to play.

RESULT: NEROCA FC 2(Subash Singh 16', Felix Chidi Odl 24') Mohun Bagan 3 (Asier Dipandi Dicka 21', 30', Akram Moghrabi 45+1')