I-League, Round 2 - Bengaluru FC vs Aizawl FC: As it happened...

Curtis Osano's first half goal helped Bengaluru FC go top of the I-League table with a 1-0 over Aizawl FC.

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 21:05
Courtesy: Twitter (‏ ‏@bengalurufc)

New Delhi: Former I-League champions Bengaluru FC won their second successive match of the season with a win over debutants Aizawl FC. 

16 January 2016, 15:02 PM


FULL TIME: AIZAWL FC 0-1 BENGALURU FC

Curtis Osano 26'


 

16 January 2016, 15:00 PM

Bengaluru will be delighted to head back home with the win and a clean sheet. This was a tricky encounter and Westwood's boys handled the home side quite well.

16 January 2016, 14:56 PM

That's it. Bengaluru hold on to their 1-0 as the ref blows the final whistle in Aizawl. Curtis Osano's first half goal secures three points for the visitors.

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4 minutes of added time in Aizawl. Can the home team sneak in the equalizer?

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88' - Aizawl make their final substitution as Yonezawa comes on for Brandon. Last few minutes for them to salvage this game.

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84' - Len is pulled back by Lalruatthara and BFC have a freekick.

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80' - Bengaluru make their last substitution as Len comes on for Kim who has worked his socks off for his side today.

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78' -  Aizawl have a corner after a good spell of possession. They are building up the pressure here.

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74' - In desperate need of an equalizer, the home side has opted for a double change. Lalbiakthanga and Lalbiakhlua are replaced Albert and Lalrunpuia.

16 January 2016, 14:31 PM

While Bengaluru are pushing hard to increase lead, Aizawl FC striving to draw a parity. Fascinating duel.

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Glimpses of the crowd in Aizawl. They definitely love their football. Wonderful to see India's premier football league reach these parts of the country.

 

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68' - Yellow card shown for Aizawl's Kima for pulling Kim down and the Blues have a freekick of their own in a good position.

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63' - Another change for Bengaluru FC. Thoi comes off and Alwyn makes his Blues debut.

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Bengaluru FC make their first change as Ashley Westwood replaces Udanta with local lad Zuala.

16 January 2016, 13:53 PM

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HALF TIME: AIZAWL FC 0-1 BENGALURU FC

Curtis Osano's goal keeps the visitors in the lead at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium. The home fans have loved every bit of this first half. In second, they'd be hoping for the home side to turn things around.

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37' - Jaryan gets picked in the box but his shot hits outside of the net,deceiving the crowd for a second or two. Bengaluru continue to lead 1-0.

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Banter between the two gaffers...

 

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GOAL!

26' - Osano runs through the scramble and gets his head to a free-kick that was eventually taken by Keegan. The visitors draw first blood.

 

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We are nearing the 30-minute mark here in the Mizoram capital. It's still 0-0.

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15' - Ralte makes a good save from a David strike and the home side have their first corner that's dealt with.

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13' - Rino Anto swings in a neat cross with Chhetri at the end of it but Poirei cuts it out with a collection.

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Former Bengaluru FC goalkeeper Soram Poirei is starting in goal for Aizawl FC.

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AIZAWL FC XI: Alfred KEMAH JARYAN, H. LALBIAKTHANGA, David LALRINMUANA, Brandon VL, R. MALSAWMTLUANGA, L. LALRUATTHARA, L. LALRAMCHULLOVA, Labiakhlua, LALCHAWNKIMA, Ricky LALLAWMAWMA, Soram POIREI Anganba

16 January 2016, 12:23 PM

Former I-League champions Bengaluru FC have put out a strong side for their second fixture of the new season.

 

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