Thursday , May 30 2024

Mizoram Premier League: Bright Mends shines for Aizawl FC!

mpl-aizawl-fc-zo-united-fcAizawl FC’s striker Bright Middleton Mends played a pivotal role in his side grabbing three points against Zo United FC in the Mizoram Premier League as he netted one and set up another in a 2-1 victory.

Aizawl FC dominated possession early on as their opponents looked out of sorts in the opening stages. And this resulted in breaking the deadlock as early as the 10th minute when Bright Middleton Mends headed in a cross from captain for the night B. Thara.

Aizawl FC then threatened again through Rochharzela and their opponents made it look like it would be a rout sooner rather than later. They had a chance to level the score though, when Aizawl FC’s goalkeeper T.Moia blocked a close range header from Puitea.

The only bright spark from Zo United was Jesse, who looked to run at Aizawl FC’s backline whenever he broke free. But Aizawl FC duly converted their possession into goal when Bright Mends broke free and setup Rohminga to double their lead on the 37th minute.

The second half saw a resurgent Zo United come up on top against their opponents. Thei pulled one back with Lalnunsanga’s header on the 53rd minute from a Mala freekick.

Zo United carved open Aizawl FC’s backline time and again only to be thwarted by the heroics of goalkeeper T. Moia as Aizawl FC managed to hang on to thei lead for three points.

Aizawl FC’s goalkeeper T. Moia was named Man of the Match.

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