Sajad Hussain’s header secures the first point of the season for the Indian Arrows. In what it seemed like a one-way traffic for Aizawl FC, Indian Arrows managed to put a good fight and made the game interesting.
Aizawl were dominant for most of the match and thanks to Kassaga’s goal in the twelfth minute, Aizawl were ahead for the most time of the but the header from Sajad settled the game for a draw.
Aizawl FC 1-1 Indian Arrows: TEAM NEWS
As per our predictions, the Arrows head coach Shanmugam Venkatesh used(5-4-1) as their formation so that the team can defend for the most of time and score on the break with Zahid upfront as a lone striker, to capitalize on the long balls.
Gosen Rammawia the head coach of Aizawl FC (4-3-3) as their formation for the third time this season. Ramhlunchhunga and Fanai were the two roaming flanks on both the wings because of their pace and ability to provide crosses.
Aizawl FC 1-1 Indian Arrows: POST-MATCH ANALYSIS
With the early twelfth minute goal for most of the Aizawl were maintaining high formation and the Arrows were kept inside their half, but the Arrows soaked up the pressure. However, after a good spell of attacking play by the Arrows, the game swung in the favor of Aizawl.
In the sixtieth minute Aizawl Came really close to double their lead, but unfortunately the effort by Rohmigthanabawite’s shot from outside the box hit the post. Aizawl kept missing chances for the rest of the time and ended up paying for their wastefulness in the ninety-second minute when Sajad scored a header and equalized the scoreline.
A match wasted by Aizawl FC, if it wasn’t their terrible finishing Aizawl FC could have managed to seal the victory by a big margin.
Rohmingthanga Bawlte: Despite not becoming the hero of the match beacause he failed to score in the. But the Indian Forward had a spectacular evening with his shots and passes.
Aizawl will face NEROCA in their next match at Mohun Bagan Ground this Saturday in the I-League. Indian Arrows will play Chennai City at Kalyani Stadium this Friday.
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