A second half goal from Lalfakzuala was enough for Mizoram Police FC to earn three points and a winning start to their MPL campaign as they beat Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 1-0.
Bethlehem Vengthlang FC could not capitalise on their bright start to the match as they fashioned themselves numerous chances early on. Lalzatluanga was guilty of missing two glorious opportunities as BVT FC looked more like taking the lead in the opening stages.
Mizoram Police fought back as the game went on but Bethlehem Vengthlang FC stood firm in the first period as they enjoyed a better first half than their opponents.
The Police side stepped up in the second half, immediately finding the net when Lalfakzuala lifted the ball into Eddie Zorammawia´s net after being put through.
The forward came close to adding a second in the second period as Mizoram Police gained the upper hand in the second period.
Lalzatluanga had one opportunity for BVT in the second half but it was clear that the Police team had the momentum with them. F. Lalrinpuia forced a brilliant stop from Eddie while Lalsangbera rattled the bar late on in a bid to find their second goal.
Full-time: Mizoram Police FC 1-0 Bethlehem VT FC
63: Yellow Card Mizoram Police FC
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