Delhi Dynamos defeat Qatar team in pre-season friendly
New Delhi Oct 6 (IANS) Indian Super League franchise Delhi Dynamos kicked off their pre-season preparations in Doha with a 1-0 win over Qatar Stars League football club Muaither S.C at the Aspire Academy.
A first half goal from forward Lallianzuala Chhangte handed the Indian outfit their first win in the ongoing pre-season camp on Thursday.
Head coach Miguel Angel Portugal handed starts to three foreigners in the starting
lineup -- Paulinho Dias Matias Mirabaje and Edu Moya. Simranjeet Singh and Romeo
Fernandes were given their first starts.
A more settled Delhi Dynamos started the game took the lead as early as the 15th minute when Chhangte finished off a well capped move from close range.
Dynamos looked the better of the two sides for most of the first half but Muaither had a chance to sneak a goal right before the half-time whistle. Albino s smart save though kept the scores intact.
The away side continued to build on the pressure and had a chance to extend their lead but Simranjeet s effort from close range landed straight into the hands of the Muaither s custodian.
Delhi held on to their lead despite pressure in the dying minutes by the QSL side to register a convincing 1-0 win.