Royal FC Roared back with 3-2 win over Calcutta Customs
The third day of GTA Chairman´s Gold Cup saw Royal FC Siliguri come from behind to secure a 3-2 victory over Calcutta Customs here at Sukna School ground.
It was the customs who got the first breakthrough in 30 minutes through Khewetlhi Thopi while Saurav Dasgupta added one more in the 51st minute.
Amir Lama got back once for Royal FC in the 56th Minute. The 67th minute saw Afzal Ansari scoring the equaliser. It was, however, Siddanth Chhetri who scored the match winner for Royal FC in the 79th minute.
Man of the Match: Siddhant Chhetri
Goalie Top of the Match: Afzal Ansari did well today. The centre-back did well to hold his guard covering the last line of defence. He improvisation was impressive and also scored the equaliser for his team Royal FC.
Goalie Flop of the Match: Buddhabal Tamang lacked form today. He had created a benchmark for himself in the previous match. Frequently lost possession over the ball and also missed a couple of good chances.
Royal FC XI: Nantu Majumder, Niwash Mangar, Afzal Ansari, Pratik Lama, Karan Thapa, Adarsh Tamang, Prashant Rai, Bivek Bhutia, Siddanth Chhteri, Amir Lama, Sujan Limbu.
Royal FC SUBS: Subham Dev Biswas, Buddhabal Tamang, Nikhil Rai, Shavik Sarkar, Jigme Bhutia, Rajesh Adhikary.
Calcutta Customs XI: Suvam Sen, Saurav Dasgupta, Dipak Munda, Saubik Bal, Mehtab Alam, Yenten Gyatsho, Kalyan Sengupta, Saha Alam Gazi, Khewetlhi Thopi, Surojit Roy, Dipendu Das.