Shillong, Jan 14: Minerva Punjab FC increased their lead at the top of the points table with a 1-0 win over Shillong Lajong FC in an I-League football match here on Sunday.

William Opoku Asiedu scored the only goal of the game in the 58th minute to help Minerva log all three points.

Minerva are now on 22 points from nine matches, four ahead of second placed East Bengal.

Shillong continue to hold on to the four spot with 14 points from 10 games, one point ahead of fifth placed Mohun Bagan who have a game in hand.

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