The Official Website of Aizawl Football Club
  • Home
  • News
  • Aizawl FC 2-0 DSK Shivijians FC

Aizawl FC 2-0 DSK Shivijians FC

Posted on Sunday, January 24, 2016

In the first clash of the I-League debutants, the home team secured a valuable 3points and registered their first win of the season. The foreign imports of Aizawl FC were on target, Alfred k Jaryan scored the first goal of the match in the 18th minute, birthday boy Yuta Kinowaki added another in the 45th minute.

Aizawl FC played with 4-4-2 formation for the first time this season, Head Coach Manuel Retamero Fraile made his intentions clear, the Spaniard fielded Top Scorer and Best Player of the seasons Mizoram Premier League F. Lalrinpuia with Alfred K Jaryan upfront.


Right from the first kick the teams are neck and neck, fighting for possession and searching for the all important first goal. DSK Shivajians were able to create some half chance but it's the home team who drew first blood.

In the 18th minute, Captain David received the ball after a weak clearance by DSK's defender, the Captain passed the ball to Valpuia who cleverly flicked the ball for his striking partner Alfred who made no mistake with the ball, the Liberian forward drove the ball to the far post beyond the reach of Subrata, one of India's very finest goal ward.

The home team scored another in the edge of the first half, Captain David sends the ball in from a corner, the ball ricochets and fall in the path of Aizawl FC's Japanese import Yuta Kinowaki, the midfielder who have been a strong pillar in the midfield of Aizawl FC blast home from close range, leaving the goalkeeper no chance. Two nil Aizawl FC, the half mark whistle follows, the home team is now on the path of victory

The second half is a repitition of the first half in many ways, but this half ended without a goal. Aizawl FC continued their prime performance in the second half, keeping possession and shifting to a defensive formation, DSK Shivijians FC tried their best to pull a goal back but were unable to penetrate the backline duo of Kim Kima and Chullova. Head Coach Manuel changed to a 4-5-1 formation an made some changes, the five men midfield of Aizawl FC with the firm defensive line hold their ground till the end of the game, the team registered their first win of the season and the first clean sheet.

Three points Aizawl FC.


Hero Of The Match - David Lalrinmuana (C) Aizawl FC

Your Comments