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I-League 2017-18: Gokulam shocks Minerva, East Bengal back in the title race

[caption id="attachment_63310" align="aligncenter" width="580"]Henry Kisekka scored with a back volley Image Source: Hotstar Henry Kisekka scored with a back volley        Image Source: Hotstar[/caption]

XtraTime Web Desk: Gokulam Kerala FC continues to upset the top clubs as they managed to win against Minerva Punjab on Minerva’s home soil. Henry Kisekka gave the lead to the away side in the 75 th minute with a explosive back volley after the ball hit the cross bar and returned to him. The hope of the trophy still alive for the Kolkata giant East Bengal and Neroca FC as Neroca is on 31 points in 17 matches, Minarva is in the second place as they have 29 points in 15 matches on the other hand East Bengal is in third spot with 26 points in 15 games.

I league is now at its business end and Gokulam continues to upset the big teams as they did against Mohun Bagan earlier and then they won against another Kolkata giant East Bengal in their last encounter. The bad referring continues as the away team denied a clear penalty as a ball was handled by a Minerva player. East Bengal’s hope of I League are still alive and they will face Chennai in a must win match. After watching the game, East Bengal top official Rajat Guha said, "Hope is still alive for us".

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