Shillong Premier League 2021-22: Langsning do the double over Lajong

Shillong, Aug 31: Langsning FC defeated Shillong Lajong FC 3-1 within the forty third match of the OC Blue Shillong Premier League 2021-22 at Third Floor, Polo, right here on Wednesday.

Langsning’s Kynsaibor Lhuid takes a shot that will consequence within the fourth objective

Kynsaibor Lhuid (22’, 72’) and Figo Syndai (51’) scored for Langsning, whereas Gladdy Kharbuli (53’) discovered the again of the web for Lajong.

Langsning’s Figo Syndai (left) is congratulated on scoring the second objective

Coming into Wednesday’s fixture, Langsning had been second with 18 factors and Lajong sixth with 11. Within the first leg, Langsning beat Lajong 1-0 on 16 June. Wednesday’s win retains Langsning’s problem for the OC Blue SPL title alive as they diminished the margin to leaders Mawlai SC, who’ve a sport in hand, to five factors (26 to 21).

There have been adjustments aplenty for each groups within the lineups, with Langsning’s Surjay Kumar Pariyar again in objective for Frolicson Dkhar and Batiphar Swer and Pura Nongbri in for Roikhihbha Nongtdu and Kitboklang Pale. Lajong, in the meantime, made much more adjustments, with the largest being that Henry Nongneng and Aman Ahlawat had been lacking in defence.

Regardless of that, it was really Langsning’s again line that seemed in all places within the first jiffy. There have been openings for Amon Lepcha – making his return to the SLFC beginning XI – and if he had solely transformed one then the match might have taken a really completely different flip.

Lepcha, nevertheless, needed to come off the pitch below 10 minutes from the beginning attributable to harm and Langsning turned the nook and commenced to look a bit of extra certain of themselves.

A stunning one-two from Lhuid and Shano Tariang led to the opening objective, with Lhuid’s strike taking the slightest of deflections which will have caught Lajong goalkeeper Wanteilang Malngiang off guard.

Langsning had a number of extra possibilities within the the rest of the primary half however their makes an attempt had been all wayward they usually nearly noticed their lead evaporate within the forty fourth minute however Kharbuli’s good run into the field was not adopted by shot and Lajong ended the primary 45 minutes trailing 1-0.

A few fast targets adopted the beginning of the second half, with Syndai swerving neatly previous two defenders earlier than pulling off a shot that jagged again and to the left of the diving Malngiang to double Langsning’s lead.

Nevertheless, Lajong clawed a objective again two minutes later after Kharbuli, having made his manner up the center, produced a extra correct try that sneaked previous Pariyar.

From then on, although, it was largely Langsning with the assaults. Lhuid’s second objective was a elegant shot that went low and simply contained in the upright, leaving Malngiang no probability to cease it. A couple of minutes earlier, Syndai smashed the ball into the crossbar, which got here down however didn’t cross the road and there have been additional shut requires Lajong, who had been considerably lucky to undergo solely a 3-1 defeat.

The subsequent OC Blue SPL match will happen on Friday between desk toppers Mawlai SC and backside facet Mawkhar SC at 3:45pm. Within the reverse fixture, on 20 July, Mawkhar had held Mawlai to a goalless draw.

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