Sunil Chettri surpasses Bhaichung Bhutia as highest goal scorer

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New Delhi : Sunil Chettri has entered the record books in the match against Aizawl FC in Hero I-League. The match ended in a 1-1 draw but the Chettri hogged the limelight with a wonderful goal.

Both goals were scored in the first half, within a span of five minutes.

Chettri leapfrogged Bhaichung Bhutia to score the most number of goals combining NFL & I-League. Bhutia had enjoyed the lead until today with 89 goals.

Bengaluru FC did no less scoring an equaliser just five minutes later when Chhetri received the ball and shot it straight into the top corner of the box from about 30 yards away. The half time ended with the 1-1 tie.

Aizawl FC maintain their enviable unbeaten record at home in the ongoing season. Though Bengaluru FC halted their four- match winning streak at home, the highlanders would be happy with the solitary point earned from the game.