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I-League 2017 Full-time: Aizawl FC Vs Churchill Brothers

Written by: Mrunal Nakashe


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Churchill were quite comfortable going into the second half. But, the subsytitution of Amnah flipped the game on its head giving the hosts a creative edge. In a short spell from just past the hour mark the Goans imploded. First Lalramchullova levelled from the spot. Then Bayi finished well to make it 2-1 and when Nongkhlaw headed into his own net with just 10 minutes to go the match was effectively over as a contest. Churchill have just one win with the season approaching the halfway point. Aizawl though are tussling with the clubs at the top of the table. in a spectaculatr turn of fortunes. Good evening from Aizawl.

90+3' Its full-time here here in northeast and the hosts have another three points.

90+1' We are into three minutes of added time.

90' Rane's corner is cleared.

87' Substition Aizawl Bayi off William on.

85' Aizawl corner cleared as Churchill counter Kromah plays in Anthony whose shot is straight at the keeper.

81' Anthony with a foul on Mehta who is getting some treatment.

78' GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL Aizawl through ball played Nongkhlaw tries to head it back to the keeper but Naveen is off his line and the ball goes into the goal.

75' Substitution Churchill Lyngdoh off Anthony on.

72' Ball played into the box but Albert shoots over.

70' Substitution Aizawl Albert comes on.

68' GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL Aizawl. The comeback is complete, Brandon to Rane who find Bayi. He turns and smashes it into the roof of the net.

64' This game is finely poised.

61' GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL Aizawl level Mehta fouls inside the box and concedes a penalty Lalramchullova converts.

59' Substitution Churchill Gabriel is injured and is replaced by Agnelo

58' Jaryan shoots from distance with the keeper off his line but its over.

56' Adil gets a yellow for time-wasting.

55' Amnah with a through ball but Adil is there to clear.

54' Aizawl have to keep the intensity going.

50' Much better from the hosts so far but Naveen still to be worked.

47' Aizawl substitution Laltanpuia off Amnah on.

46' We are on in the second half.

Aizawl started the better but the FGoans came into it as the half wore on. Neither goalkeeper has had much to do. But Kromah's penalty sees Churchill Ahead. The hosts have to take the game the opposition in the second half. Back in a bit.

45+2' There goes the whistle for HT. A surprise scoreline here as Churchill take a lead in the second half.

45+1' We are into two minutes of added time. Wolfe with a flaying arm in the fave of Bektur. I tell you what he's a lucky boy to get away without even a yellow/

45' Keenan's free-kick easily cleared.

43' Wolfe with a striiker's challenge on Kingsley and gets a yellow.

40' Adil has once again been immense at the back for the Goans. Lalramchullova with a good free-kick which is headed across the face of goal and wide.

37' Churchill corner punched clear by Albino.

34' GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL Churchill. Zodlingliana brings down Wolfe in the box and the referee points to the spot. Kromah steps up and converts.

31' Aizawl corner but Bayi blocks Nnveen as he comes to catch and concedes a free-kick.

30' Churchill will take this. Aizawl havre to push for the goal.

27' Clever ball played through to Wolfe but he doesn't run onto it and Albiono comes off his line to clear.

25' Still waiting for that big chance in the game.

23' Neat exchange of passes omn the edge of the box but Rane's shot is well over.

22' Bayi takes a tumble box box. The referee says nothing doing.

20' Churchill's free-kick clipped in and Wolfe almosts gets on the end of it in between the two Aizawl centre-backs.

18' Brandon's shot deflected for an Aizawl corner. Taken short and cleared.

16' Rane sends a cross into the box but its too close to the keeper.

15' Aizawl corner easily cleared. The hosts have started well but the Goans are settling in.

13' Gabriel takes a free-kick from the right but the delivery is poor and nothing comes off it.

10' Keenan gets a yellow for a tackle from behind.

7' Aizawl lose the vball in their own defensive third. Wolfe and Croma vcombine but the hosts clear it away and counter themselves but Lalmuankima's final ball lets them down.

4' Aizawl fast out of the blocks but the final ball has let them down.

1' We have kickoff.

02:05pm The teams are out. Kickoff is next.

01:55pm Churchill Brothers: Naveen Kumar (GK), Keenan Almeida, Adil Ahmed Khan, Meldon DSilva, Banpynkhrawnam Nongkhlaw, Gabriel Fernandes, Richard Costa, Bektur Talgat Uulu, Chesterpoul Lyngdoh, Anthony Anton Wolfe, Ghanefo Ansumana Kromah

Substitutes: Priyant Kumar Singh, Surchandra Singh, Brandon Fernandes, Fulganco Cardozo, Anthony de Souza, Surabuddin Mollick, Agnelo Colaco.

01:54pm Aizawl FC: Albino Gomes(GK), Ashutosh Mehta, Kingsley Eze, Zohmingliana Ralte, Lalramchullova, Brandon VL Remdika, V. Laltanpuia, Alfred Jaryan, H. Lalmuankima, Stephane Kamo Bayi, Jayesh Rane.

Substitutes: Lalrinzuala Khiangte, Mahmoud Al Amna, Albert Zohmingmawia, Jonathan Lalrawngbawla, Lalthakima, Lalawmpuia, William Lalnunfela

01:50pm Hello and welcome to the I-League game between Aizawl FC and Churchill Brothers. This is your host MiMrunal Nakashe live from Rajiv Gandhi Stadium.

Pictures Via I-League Media

Published: Fri Feb 10, 2017 04:10 PM IST



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