Mumbai hold Dempo

Mumbai hold Dempo

Mumbai FC staged a brilliant comeback to hold Dempo SC 1-1 in a Round-2 encounter of I-League at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sport Complex in Balewadi here on Sunday.

The draw was Mumbai FC’s second at home and took their points tally to 2 while Dempo got their first points of the campaign.

For the record, the result was the third consecutive draw between both sides in the I-League.

Trailing by a first-half goal scored by Jeje Lalpekhlua (45’ + 3’), Mumbai FC found their savior in defender Anwar Ali (86thminute) to squash the Goans hopes.

Meanwhile in Shillong, Pune FC was held to a goalless draw by Shillong Lajong FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

With this draw, both teams continued their unbeaten run in this campaign. Pune FC have four points and are fourth in the I-League table behind Bengaluru FC and Shillong Lajong on goal difference.