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2017-05-16     09:21:32pm

Edison Kundu scored the all important goal of the match to bring back Royal FC into the contest pushing them up into the second place below Madhur Milan Sangh ...

Madhur Milan Sangh hosted Royal FC in the sixteenth match of the Siliguri Premier League where visitors secured crucial three points with 1-0 win over host Madhur Milan Sangh.

Hosts Madhur Sangh needed just a point from the clash to book a spot in the final. They showed some aggression at the beginning of the game but were cautious with their defending and eventually Royal FC took over the ball possession and started with their attack. For Royal FC it was a must win the game and needed a full point from the encounter. However, the match went into the break goalless in spite of some good opportunities created at either end.
Royal FC scored the needed goal in the 66th minute through substitute Edison Kundu who took the ball from the midfield area and fired a power packed shot from the edge of the box that sailed into the net.  This eventually could be the finest goal of the tournament.

Royal FC maintained the lead till the end and moved up to the second place in the league table with 10 points from 7 outings while Madhur Milan Sangh remains at the summit unmoved with 11 points.