Churchill join leaders Dempo, EB lose

Kolkata, Dec. 17 -- Churchill Brothers went on top of the I-League table alongside Dempo after a resounding 8-4 win over Sporting Clube de Goa on Sunday. After 11 rounds, both Churchill Brothers and Dempo have 25 points but a better head-to-head record see Dempo top the chart.

East Bengal losing 0-1 to United SC in Kolkata meant the top two are four points clear having played a match more. East Bengal await the All India Football Federation's decision on the result of the Mohun Bagan match.

In Pune Air India drew 1-1 with Shillong Lajong FC. Souvik Chakraborty put the hosts head in the 69th minute and Boithang Haokip equalised in the 85th.

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