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Karnataka, Punjab win in Santosh Trophy

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

Punjab toiled hard to edge out 1-0 while thrashed 5-1 in Group B matches on the eighth day of for here on Monday.

In the first match of the day, proved too good for in a lopsided match.

went into lead in the 16th minute through Biswa KR Darjee and two minutes later, scored to increase the lead. He again struck in the 23rd minute to make it 3-0.

Two minutes later, found the target and in the 31st minute, added another goal to complete the route.

For Assam, the lone goal came though Bishnu Bordoloi in the 37th minute. They suffered third successive defeat.

The second match between Punjab and turned out to be a close affair.

Punjab Taranjit Singh scored the all-important goal in the 20th minute.

With this victory, Punjab secured six points from three matches and kept their hopes of making the semifinals alive.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 19:50 IST