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Clinical Aizawl FC ease past Chennai City 2-0

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Defending champions Aizawl FC were back to winning ways as they easily overcame City FC 2-0 in the here today.

Japanese striker (26th minute) and Hero of the Match (32th minute) scored a goal apiece in the first 45 minutes to garner their fourth win of the ongoing season having played seven games.

Aizawl FC made four changes from the side that lost to as K Lalthathanga, Leonce Dodoz, Lalramhmunmawia and were replaced by Lalrosanga, Yugo Kobayashi, and

City's V Soundarajan made only a single change as the French striker was slotted in the starting XI in place of Murilo Almeida.

Aizawl midfield pass-master proved vital for the home side as the former earned a penalty when he was brought down in the box by the Kyrgyz Republic defender Shumeiko in the 24th minute.

stepped up and calmly slotted the ball into the back of the net to notch up his third goal of the season.

City FC, who stunned the Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan before holding Shillong Lajong in a chilly weather, did little to halt Aizawl's free-flowing game and key could hardly make any impact on Aizawl's defence.

again in the thick of things as he scored Aizawl's second goal.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 19:15 IST
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