3/13/2019 6:09:14 PM (GMT+3)

2nd Div I-League: Pale tricks Mohammedan to big win

2nd Div I-League: Pale tricks Mohammedan to big win

KOLKATA: Stephanson Pale scored a hat-trick as Mohammedan Sporting thrashed TRAU 6-0 to keep alive their hopes in the 2nd Division I-League here on Wednesday.

Mohammedan jumped to second spot with 13 points in Group C, and they will face Rainbow AC in their last home game on Sunday at Kalyani.

Pale struck in the 43rd, 71st, 90+1 minutes respectively and skipper Philip Adjah added two (45+5' & 66') while Mohammad Amirul chipped in with a goal in the 86th minute.

Pale opened the scoring when he headed home a Satyam Sharma free-kick which beat goalkeeper Mithun Samonto.

Adjah doubled the lead five minutes into first-half stoppage time from the spot after Prem Singh handled the ball inside the box.

The Sporting captain increased the lead in the 66th and the hosts finished off the contest five minutes later when Pale smashed home after Satyam curled in a cross.

The scoring spree did not end there as substitute Amirul increased the lead further after striking home from close range in the 86th minute while Pale completed his hat-trick in the added time of second-half. (Pic credit: MSC)