Delhi FC displayed unwavering spirit and determination as they triumphed over Churchill Brothers, securing a magnificent 2-1 victory in an action-packed match held in the I-League 2023-24. The exhilarating encounter witnessed both teams fiercely battling for supremacy, with Delhi FC ultimately inching their way up the league table.
Right from the opening whistle, the game exploded into life with an intensity that had spectators on the edge of their seats. Churchill Brothers’ Martin Chavez, showcasing his tremendous skill, maneuvered the ball with grace and precision, smashing it into the back of the net in the 23rd minute.
However, Delhi FC, known for their “never give up” attitude, refused to let adversity define their destiny. Determined to turn the tide in their favor, the Delhi FC squad rallied together, fusing their energies during the halftime break. At the 47th-minute mark, Sergio, embodying the team’s fighting spirit, unleashed a sensational strike that found its mark, equalizing the scoreline to a thrilling 1-1.
The match intensified as Delhi FC relentlessly mounted attack after attack, leaving no stone unturned in their quest for victory. The indomitable persistence paid off in the 87th minute when the Churchill Brothers’ defense succumbed under immense pressure. The great substitutions made by the coach have turned the game into Delhi FC’s side, where the debutant Abhay Gurung’s marauding run through the right flank, who dribbles past two defenders and places it for Hudson, but the pressure on Ponif Vaz who inadvertently scored an own goal, resulting in a jubilant 2-1 lead for Delhi FC.
The final whistle blew, sending the Delhi FC faithful into rapturous celebration.