Ludhiana, Jan 30: Kingfisher East Bengal beat hosts Minerva Punjab FC 5-0 in a fifth round Hero I – League encounter at the Guru Nanak Stadium here on Sunday.
Striker Wedson Anselme, who scored hatrick put the Kolkata based club ahead in the 9th minute. In the 40th minute Willis Plaza scored the second goal for Reds and Golds, to leave the hosts trailing by two goals to nil at interval. In the second half, the Haitian striker scored his second goal in the 64th minute. India international Robin Singh scored in the next minute. Two minutes later Wedson scored his third goal of the match to make it 5-0 for the visitors
With this win, the Kingfisher East Bengal has 13 points at the end of fifth round run at 2017 Hero I-League
Final Score: Kingfisher East Bengal – 5 (Wedson Anselme 9′, 64′, 67′, Willis Plaza 40′, Robin Singh 65′) beat Minerva Punjab FC – 0
Hero of the Match – Wedson Anselme