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Salgaocar FC defeat Lajong FC 3-1

 SHILLONG, April 25 (PTI): Salgaocar FC today ended the five- match unbeaten streak of Shillong Lajong FC and earned their first away win during the round 19 Hero I-League encounter at the JN Stadium here, beating the host 3-1.

An Augustin Fernandes goal as early as the eighth minute had the host in disarray before Bikash Jairu and Douhou Pierre sealed the day for the visitors.

As for Shillong Lajong, Uilliams Bomfins scored their only goal of the day worsening their position in the table.

Derrick Pereira was rewarded when he made four key changes to the team that went down fighting East Bengal in Kolkata 1-0.

Their star keeper Subrata Paul was rested and Karanjit Singh was given a chance to prove his worth under the bar,

The Goans have earned 17 points from 15 matches, while Shillong Lajong retained only 13 points from 14 matches.

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