Margao: Title contenders Salgaocar SC defeated Goan rivals Churchill Brothers 2-1 at the Nehru Stadium, Margao to consolidate their position at the top of the I-League table.
Air India received a lifeline when they beat a hapless HAL 3-1. Okorogor Praise notched up a brace with Soccor Velho completed the rout.
On Monday, East Bengal have a chance to narrow the gap with Salgaocar when they meet Pune FC in Pune. East Bengal would be missing super marksman Tolgay Ozebe. But coach Trevor James Morgan will welcome back Robin Singh who is fit and raring to go.