Jamshedpur: Shillong Lajong got the better of Mumbai FC 2-1 on the opening day of the Federation Cup at the Keenan Stadium here Wednesday while Pailan Arrows held Dempo to a 1-1 draw.
John Mayongar and Gbeneme Friday scored in either half of the break to secure all three points for Lajong. For Mumbai FC, Ndobusi Opara found the back of the net.
Lajong opened the scoring in the 43rd minute with Mayongar who converted from the spot after a Mumbai FC defender handled the ball inside the 18-yard box. But their lead was negated two minutes later as Ndobusi Opara brought his team back in the game.