Santosh Trophy: Manipur goes top in Group B by defeating Gujarat 2-0


Malappuram: Manipur topped Group B by defeating Gujarat 2-0 in Santosh Trophy football tournament at Kottapadi Stadium on Thursday. This is Gujarat's second defeat in the tournament. With this, Gujarat's hopes of reaching the semi-finals were dashed.

Sudhir Laithonjam(47) scored a opening goal for Manipur before defender Siddharth Suresh(67) put the ball into his own net to take the score to 2-0.

Both teams made some changes to the starting eleven. Midfielder Sudhir Laithonjam found the target with a pass from Nagariyabam Janish Singh.

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