Rangdajied United FC secure third successive with a victory over Malki SC
Rangdajied United stamped their third successive win in the on-going Shillong Premier League 2018 season as they edged past Malki 2-1 in a tightly fought match at the JN Stadium, Polo on Thursday afternoon.
The first half was dull as both sides failed to create any clear chance to take advantage and rain did play its role and bringing down the tempo of the match
Malki kicked off the second half proceedings with a clear attention and tested Rangdajied goalkeeper Padam Chettri in the opening minute when Skipper Ronnie Nongbri shot on target was denied by Chettri’s save.
Rangdajied came close to target three minutes past an hour mark when Reson Malngiang diverted the ball with his head that was well saved by Malki FC custodian Sbing Chyrmang.
In the following minute, Rangdajied earned the free kick at the right flank and Rikmenlang Marwein, unfortunately, netted into his own goal while trying to clear the ball.
Malki FC leveled the score in the 86th minute that came through an own goal by Rangdajied´s Atlanson Kharmaw on Malki´s free kick taken by Nongb.i
As the match was heading to full-time Rangdajied United earned a corner kick and Ambilstar Sun headed the ball behind the net to give Rangdajied the important three points.
Rangdajied now have nine points from three games while Malki FC has only three points from three outings.