AIZAWL FC, Mumbai FC and Shillong Lajong are the three clubs still left in the fray for I-League's relegation battle; and the fight is as neck-to-neck as it gets.
SALGAOCAR BEAT Aizawl FC 1-0 in their own backyard to save themselves from relegation and multiply Aizawl's threat of going down.
SPORTING CLUBE DE GOA were held to a 1 – 1 draw by Aizawl FC at Fatorda today. It was the highlanders who took the lead in 28th minute through Alfred Jaryan while Sporting caught up in the 37th minute through their skipper Mahmoud Al Amnah.
SHILLONG LAJONG turned around the match and their season when they came back from behind to beat Aizawl FC 3-1 tonight in an I-League bottom table clash.
THE AIZAWL FC TEAM missed practice session yesterday due to heavy rainfall, which means they will go into today's North-East Derby match against Shillong Lajong relatively under-prepared.
AIZAWL FC HEAD COACH Jahar Das struck a cautionary note before going into the frey with Shillong Lajong in the second leg of the North-East Derby in the I-League.
BOTTOM TABLE Aizawl FC stunned the unbeaten league leaders Mohun Bagan 2-1 at home in a game that upset the status quo of I-League in the deepest way possible.
WE TAKE A close look at the things about I-League clubs that can be affected by the international break... for better or for worse.
A RED CARD and a penalty ruined it for Aizawl FC in a chaotic turn of events after they spent three quarters of the game building up towards what could have been their biggest victory of the season yet. East Bengal took advantage of the situation to stage a sensational comeback thanks to a Ranti-Martins hat-trick, taking the game 2-3.
AIZAWL FC AND East Bengal will fight hard for full points tomorrow as they try to actualize their season's objectives; Aizawl want to avoid relegation, East Bengal want to get back in the I-League title race.
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