Friday, February 26, 2021

I-League: Aizawl FC beat Churchill Brothers 2-1

AIZAWL, March 9: Aizawl FC ended their I-League campaign on a high, notching up a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Churchill Brothers FC here on Saturday.
Churchill drew first blood through Willis Plaza in the 4th minute but an unfortunate own goal in the 42nd minute from Hussain Eldor brought up the equalizer for Aizawl.
Kromah then converted a penalty in the 87th minute to earn the win for Aizawl.
Aizawl goalkeeper Lalawmpuia was adjudged the hero of the match.
With this win, Aizawl finished their I-League campaign in the seventh place with 24 points, while Churchill finished their campaign three places above with 34 points.
Churchill started on an attacking note, putting pressure on the home side right from the first minute. (PTI)