I League: Mohun Bagan Defeated DSK Shivajians 2-0


Pune: Mohun Bagan defeated DSK Shivajians 2-0 in the Pune outfit’s first home game of the season, in a round five I-League clash at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune, on Saturday.

Sony Norde scored a brace (12′, 53′) as the visitors moved two points within league leaders Bengaluru FC. Lalhmangaihsanga Ralte saw red in the 75th minute after being booked in the 30th minute.

Derrick Pereira made four changes from his side that last succumed to East Bengal bringing in Haroon Amiri, Zohmingliana Ralte, Justin Stephen and Indrajeet Chowgale in place of Melvin Lobo, Abdul Hakku, Israil Gurung and Surchandra Singh.

The visiting team’s coach Sanjoy Sen, having to travel to China for their to face their next Champions League round two opponents Shandong Luneng on February 2nd, made two changes. Raju Gaikwad and Brandon Fernandes replaced Pritam Kotal and Souvik Chakraborty