VASCO, Feb. 25 -- Gukulam Kerala withstood a second half fight back to outplay Churchill Brothers 2-1 in the I-League match played at Tilak Maidan, here, on Saturday.

The win is Gokulam Kerala's sixth on the trot and put them within two points of leaders Mohammedan Sporting, albeit having played a game more.

The result stretched Churchill Brothers' winless streak to six and left them fourth from the bottom on the standings table.

Sourav's through ball after drawing two Churchill Brothers defenders allowed Alex Sanchez the opportunity to shoot in the goal, from a tight angle in the 9th minute, to give the visitors the lead.

Soon, having picked up the ball from an innocuous pass 35 yards from the goal, Abhijith Kurungodan turned and took ...