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East Bengal rally to hold Minerva

East Bengal rally to hold Minerva

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 Jan 2018 12:00 AM GMT

Barasat, Jan 30: East Bengal came from two goals down to hold leaders Minerva Punjab FC to a 2-2 draw in an entertaining I-League encounter at the Barasat Stadium here on Tuesday.

Sukhdev Singh (20th) and Chencho Gyeltshen (33rd) had put Minerva in a commanding position in the first half before Joby Justin (59th) and Brandon Vanlalremdika (89th) pulled two back in the second to share the spoils and keep the heavyweights in the title race.

The result means East Bengal remain third with 20 points from 12 games while Minerva are in pole position, dropping two points after four-back-to-back wins, having 26 points from 11 games. IANS

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