Hero I-league: Bengaluru FC 1-0 Aizawl FC
Bengaluru FC defeated Aizawl FC 1-0 in closely fought battle in the 10th round match of the Hero I-league on Sunday at Sree Kanteerava Stadium.
Ashley Westwood brought in Sunil Chhetri and Amrinder Singh along with Udanta Singh, Malsawmzuala and Keegan Pereira, while Jahar Das brought in Emmanuel Chigozie, Yuta Kinowaki and David Lalrinmuana in the starting XI.
Aizawl FC had a fine start earning two free kick in three minutes however failed to convert. Home took control of the game and created some good chance but could not produce the finishing touch till the end of first half.
It was Vineeth header that broke the deadlock in 48th minute when Keegan Pereira´s free kick found Keralite who made no mistake place the ball in thus becoming the highest scorer for Bengaluru side.
Bengaluru FC dominated the ball possession while Aizawl FC made some close counter attack calling Amrinder in action. Before the end of stipulated 90 minutes Joel Sunday almost found the equalizer after a one two with Alfred Jaryan but Amrinder made a fine save to deny Sunday.
With the win Bengaluru FC move up to second place with 18 points from 9 outings while new comer Aizawl FC struggling at seventh position with 8 points from 9 outing.
C.K Vineeth sole goal earned crucial three points for Blues…