Salgaocar FC Become Durand Champions with 1-0 Win Over Pune FC

Saran Singh's 21st minute strike was enough for Salgaocar to clinch the victory as Pune FC suffered their first competitive defeat under Coach Karim Bencherifa. Furthermore, while Pune FC created a host of chances, it was keeper Karanjit Singh whose saves for Salgaocar proved vital.

Updated: November 08, 2014 22:19 IST
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Pune FC midfielder Lalrempuia Fanai in action against Salgaocar FC in the 127th Durand Cup Final. (Image credit: Pune FC)

Goa: Midfielder Thangjam Saran Singh's strike in the first half proved to be decisive as Salgaocar FC lifted the Durnad Cup trophy with a 1-0 win over Pune FC, here on Saturday.

Despite creating chances throughout their first ever Durand Cup final, Pune FC were let down by substandard finishing in the final third.

The runners-up finish meant that Pune FC fell short of capturing their first silverware.

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