LSKFC’s horror show continues, suffer another defeat

Srinagar—Lone Star Kashmir Football Club will have to wait for more for their first win this season, after it suffered yet another defeat in 2nd Division League. The latest defeat comes at the hands of Hindustan Football Club at Synthetic Turf Ground TRC Srinagar on Tuesday in what was a close contest.

The hosts fought hard but ended up second best which meant Lone Star Kashmir Football Club-J&K’s first professional club to take part in any division of the I-League- is yet to win a game in the competition this season. 

Weather was pleasing and conducive for a game of football. A sparse crowd that had come to cheer for the local team was treated to some quality football but left dejected thanks to LSKFC’s loss.

The game started at a brisk note with both teams intending to press home the advantage. It was hosts who drew the first blood. It came via expected quarters. Striker Akif Reshi got his side off the mark with a beautifully crafted goal.

Akif has been one of the strikers of the tournament thus far, scoring his fifth overall this season.

A goal in arrears, Hindustan Football Club upped the ante in search of an equaliser. LSKFC managed to hold on to the lead as the teams went into the half time break with hosts having upper hand.

The second half saw different approach from the tourists with the forward line pressing harder and smartly for the goals. Their ultra aggressive effort paid off in the form of two back to back goals.  In matter of minutes, Hindustan FC made a comeback after trailing by a goal to be in the lead.

After managing to make it 2-1 in their favour, Hindustan FC dropped anchor to make sure their lead is intact when the final whistle was blown despite several attempts from the hosts.

J&K’s premier club Real Kashmir Football Club will be in action on Wednesday as it will lock horns with Delhi United at the same venue.

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