I-League: Bengaluru FC beat Churchill, extend lead at top

I-League: Bengaluru FC beat Churchill, extend lead at top

Sunil Chhetri scored a brace as Bengaluru scored a deserving 3-1 win over defending champions Churchill Brothers to open a gap at the top over Pune FC in the Airtel I-League match at Duler Stadium here today.

After a barren first half, Bengaluru scored through Sean Rooney (50th min) and a brace by Sunil Chhetri (64th, 77th min).

Churchill Brothers pulled one back through substitute Balwant Singh. Bengaluru who took their tally to 24 points from 12 matches opened a gap over Pune FC by three points who have played a match less.

Churchill, after today's defeat, remained at the bottom with 7 points from eleven matches.

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