Aizawl FC registered a cast 2-Zero win towards Tiddim Street Athletic Union (TRAU) FC on the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on Tuesday. 2d-half exchange Abdoulaye Kanoute’s brace sealed the 3 issues for the hosts, giving them their first win at house within the present Hero I-League season. Aizawl FC Head Trainer Stanley Rozario made only one trade from his match-winning 11 towards Quess East Bengal, recalling Joe Zoherliana to the line-up. TRAU, then again, made 4 adjustments. Dinesh Singh changed the suspended Sandeep Singh. Deepak Devrani was once additionally recalled, with the Nigerian duo of Joseph Olaleye and Yinka Sunday Ayeni beginning up-front.
Aizawl ruled ownership within the first half of however lacked inspiration prematurely. TRAU struggled to pose a risk whilst in ownership and have been fortunate to not cross at the back of within the 31st minute, when Paul Ramfangzuava’s pleasant lob discovered William Lalnunfela, who chested it down fantastically sooner than slicing throughout Deepak Devrani and smashing a volley against objective, handiest to be denied by means of a impressive save from Mithun Samanta.
Samanta produced any other just right save 5 mins later to stay out Matt Veron’s left-footed pressure and stay the ratings at degree pegging on the damage.
The second one half of was once most commonly cagey however sprung to existence within the ultimate fifteen mins. TRAU nearly went forward via skipper Princewill Emeka however his audacious half-volley skimmed previous the publish.
Within the 76th minute, Lalthlalova’s immaculate go from the left discovered exchange Abdoulaye Kanoute, who rose above Devrani and thru brute energy, gained the fight to chest house the nerve-settler.
11 mins later, Aizawl skipper Alfred Jaryan’s thunderbolt of a unfastened kick rattled in off the bottom of the crossbar and hit Samanta’s again. Kanoute was once lurking on the proper position on the proper time and put the ball into the web to rubber stamp the 3 issues for his aspect in taste.
Aizawl, with this consequence, take their tally to 14 issues whilst TRAU stay in fourth position at the issues desk with one level greater than the Mizo aspect.
Abdoulaye Kanoute was once adjudged to be the Hero of the Fit for his decisive brace.