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MIZORAM PREMIER LEAGUE - 2018-19 ( RESULTS - BELOW)
Dawngtea leads Chhinga Veng FC's unbeaten run
28. 09.2018: Mizoram Police FC
Chhinga Veng FC
: (MS Dawngliana 84', 90+5')
:MS Dawngliana - Chhinga Veng FC
Defending Mizoram Premier League champions Chhinga Veng FC sealed a 2-0 victory against Mizoram Polce FC today to ensure their unbeaten run in all competitions this season continues. Two late goals from MS Dawngliana sealed all three points for Chhinga Veng FC as they got back into winning ways after being held by Aizawl FC in the previous round.
Chhinga Veng FC edged out their opponents in a back and forth first half as they enjoyed the better chances. MS Dawngliana finished wide after being put through while Lalrammawia and Lalromawia proved to be a handful for the Police defence. Mizoram Police FC threatened the champions through seasoned campaigners Lalbiakhlua and F. Lalrinpuia in an open attacking affair.
The second period saw more of the same from both teams as they searched for what could well be the winning goal in an even match up. Chhinga Veng FC broke the deadlock late on with MS Dawngliana finishing off a ball from Sawmzela. One goal seemed enough with five minutes to go but there was still time for a second when Dawngtea scored again after goalkeeper Zothanmawia'n long ball was not properly dealt with by the Police defence.
Aizawl FC seal win against Ramhlun North FC
28. 09.2018: Ramhlun North FC
: (F Lalremsanga 10', Rochharzela 41')
: F. Lalremsanga- Aizawl FC
I-League club Aizawl FC earned their second victory of their MPL7 campaign beating Ramhlun North FC 2-0 in the final fixture of round 5 at AR Lammual. First half goals from F. Lalremsanga and Rochharzela ensured victory for the Reds as they look to climb the MPL table after a stop-start beginning.
Aizawl FC were the better team in the first half with Paul Ramfangzauva playing an important role in the first goal as he provided a precise ball for Lalremsanga.Ramhlun North FC had chances to hit back through Lalliansanga and Lalmawizuala but it was Aizawl FC who struck again minutes before halftime with livewire attacker Rochharzela driving in and finding the net.
Laldingngheta and Vanlallawma missed two very good opportunities for Ramhlun North FC in the second half but Aizawl FC stood firm till the final whistle to earn much needed three points.
27. 09.2018: Chawnpui FC
: (Vanlalthanga 19', 90+4', David Laltlansanga 28')
: (Lalnunzama 82')
:Vanlalthanga - Chawnpui FC
Newly promoted top flight side Chawnpui FC pulled of a stunning upset as they beat two time champions Chanmari FC in a 3-1 victory. A brace from Vanlalthanga and a goal from David Laltlansanga ensured a first every MPL victory for Chawnpui FC. Chanmari FC suffered a second successive defeat in the league after they were beaten by another newly promoted side Electric Veng FC in round 4.
And like in the previous round, it was a set play that became their downfall when Vanlalthanga struck a sweet freekick on the 19th minute. Chanmari FC's makeshift defence could not cope with Chawnpui FC's counter attacks and soon conceded another through David Lalchhuanawma. Chanmari did manage to carve out chances in the first half through Vanlalbiaa Chhangte and Lalnunzama but Chawnpui did enough to hold on to their lead in the first half.
Chawnpui FC looked set to protect their lead in the second half as Chanmari FC pushed on for a goal. Mark Zothanpuia and frontman Zama missed good opportunities while Laldampuia provided the spark from wide areas. And the former champions finally found the net through Lalnunzama, with the striker having the distinction of netting in every round this season. But Chanmari FC could not spark a comeback as the shining Vanlalthanga scored their third late into stoppage time to give his side a well earned three points.
Chawnpui are on six points from five matches, Chanmari on seven points.
27. 09.2018: Electric Veng FC
Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
: (David Lalchhuanawma 48', 77')
: (C Lalrintluanga 55')
: - Vanlalremkima (Electric Veng FC, 64 minutes)
: David Lalchhuanawma - Electric Veng FC
Electric Veng FC continued their unbeaten run in their maiden MPL campaign as they overcame Bethlehem Vengthlang FC with a 2-1 win. A brace from David Lalchhuanawma was enough to see Electric Veng FC through even after they had to play the last 26 minutes with 10 men. The newcomers enjoyed a better first half against their opponents as they created the better chances in an even match up. Vanlalhmangaiha cannot make the most of his opportunity when he was put through while David's header forced a save from Bethlehem Vengthlang FC's Eddie Zorammawia.
EFC broke the deadlock early on in the second half with David Lalchhuanawma nodding in a corner delivery from Vanlalremkima. But Bethlehem Vengthlang FC pegged them back six minutes later when Laldinliana Varte delivered a fine ball from a free kick to C. Lalrintluanga who had no problem dispatching it into the goal.
EFC were then reduced to 10 men after Vanlalremkima was given his marching orders. Bethlehem Vengthlang FC could not make their numerical advantage count in open play and Electric Veng FC took full advantage when Devid netted another from a set play. Lalmalsawma's corner met the head of David who found the net to give his side their fourth win in five games. Electric Veng FC are at the top of the table with 13 points from five matches, Bethlehem Vengthlang FC with only one point are at the bottom.
26. 09.2018: Aizawl FC
Chhinga Veng FC
Two time champions Aizawl FC and defending champions Chhinga Veng FC played out an even match up as they shared points in a 0-0 draw at AR Lammual. The champions enjoyed the better chances that came along in an even match up but lady luck was not on their side in the last fixture of round 4.Lalromawia tested Aizawl FC Gurpreet Singh twice in the first half through a freekick and a close range effort, while Lalmuansanga also came close for CVFC.
Former CVFC striker Lalkhawpuimawia also proved to be a handful at set pieces in the other end for Aizawl FC.Chhinga Veng FC applied more pressure in the second half but it could not result in a goal with the trio of Lalrammawia, Lalromawia and Lalrinchhana failing to create anything more than half-chances. Isak Vanlalruatfela was a bright spark for Aizawl FC but it was clear the I-League club were the subdued team as they struggled to break down CVFC backline.
CVFC's Lalrammawia nudged the ball into the net late on in a goal mouth scramble but the referee had to rule it out because of a foul on the goalkeeper Gurpreet.Unbeaten Chhinga Veng FC with 10 points from fire matches will now face Mizoram Police FC on Friday afternoon while Aizawl FC will be entertained by Ramhlun North FC in the evening.
Mizoram Police FC score 5 against Ramhlun North FC
26. 09.2018: Ramhlun North FC
Mizoram Police FC
: (Waheed 86')
: (F Lalrinpuia 21', 57', Lalbiakhlua 27', Lalramtharmawia 72', Lalfakzuala 84')
: F Lalrinpuia - MPFC
Mizoram Police FC earned their much needed three points against Ramhlun North FC with a vintage display as they gave their opponents a drubbing in a 5-1 victory. The Police team shifted focus after having unwanted attention on their backline because of recent results as their frontline put up a vibrant attacking display.
F. Lalrinpuia and Lalbiakhlua struck in the space of 6 minutes after Lalfakawma came very close to opening the score early on. Ramhlun North FC Waheed Adekunle responded with an effort that hit the cross bar while Jessy Vanlalmuana almost made the Police defence pay for their lapse in concentration.
Mizoram Police struck early again in the second half through F. Lalrinpuia before adding the next two through Lalramtharmawia and Lalfakzuala in clinical fashion. Ramhluun North FC did pull one back through forward Waheed late on but that only proved to be a consolation as Mizoram Police FC romped to a deserved victory.
Giant killers Electric Veng FC strike once again
25.09.2018: Electric Veng FC
: (Isaak Vanlalpeka 45+1', 72', David Lalchhuanawma 90+6')
: (Lalnunzama 86')
: Lalrosanga (Chanmari FC) 68'
: Isaa Vanlalpeka - Electric Veng FC
MPL debutants Electric Veng FC continued their streak of upsets as they beat two time champions Chanmari FC tonight in a 3-1 victory. The newcomers made their opponents pay for their profligacy in front of goal in the first half when they took the lead through Isaak Vanlalpeka's freekick on the 45th minute.
Chanmari FC who enjoyed a better first period had missed chances to score through Laldampuia and Vanlalbiaa while Lalnunzama could not capitalise when he was put through. Rochhingpuia almost equalised in the second half but he could not test EFC's goalkeeper Nunga Hnamte. Then things got worse for Chanmari FC when Rosanga was sent off on the 68th minute reducing them to 10 men.
EFC struck four minutes later when Isaak grabbed his second off a delivery from Vanlalremkima. Lalnunzama maintained his hotstreak for Chanmari FC when he pulled one back on the 86th minute but David Lalchhuanawma made sure of all thre points when he scored EFC's third deep into stoppage time.
25.09.2018: Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
: (C. Lalrintluanga 77')
: (Vanlalthanga 45+2')
: Laldinliana Varte - Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
Bethlehem Vengthlang FC earned their first point of the season after equalising in the second half againts newcomers Chawnpui FC in the opening match of round 4 at AR Lammual. Chawnpui FC took the lead seconds before halftime through a freekick from maestro Vanlalthanga. The newly promoted team were the better team in the first period with David Laltlansanga and Lalruatfela missing chances to score.
Bethlehem Vengthlang FC improved in the second half and they got their goal on the 77th minute in an even battle. A fine corner delivery from Laldinliana Varte was met by the head of C. Lalrintluanga who sealed a much needed goal for his team. Both teams searched for the winner late on but they were able to cancel each other out at both ends.
Aizawl FC earn first league victory of the season
21.09.2018: Mizoram Police FC 1-3 Aizawl FC
: (Lalramtharmawia 59')
: (Alfred Kemah Jaryan 9', 52', Lalrinfela 85')
: Paul Ramfangzauva, Aizawl FC
Two time Mizoram Premier League champions Aizawl FC enjoyed a deserved first MPL win of the season with a thrilling 3-1 victory over Mizoram Police FC. A brace from captain Alfred Jaryan and a late strike from Lalrinfela were enough to seal three points for the I-League club.
It took only nine minutes for Aizawl FC to take the lead when Govin Singh's delivery was met by Alfred who directed it in Mizoram Police FC's goal. Known for their attacking power, Mizoram Police FC forced good saves from Aizawl FC's custodian Gurpreet while Alfred and Lalkhawpuimawia called Police goalkeeper Tanpuia into action at the other end.
But MPFC's fragile backline was exposed again in the second half when Lalkhawpuimawia broke through to set up Alfred's second.Mizoram Police pulled one back seven minutes later through Lalramtharmawia but ivictory was all but ensured for Aizawl FC when Lalrinfela struck their third on the 85th minute.
Champions grab three points with stoppage time comeback
21.09.2018: Chhinga Veng FC 2-1 Ramhlun North FC
: (Lalromawia 71' P, F.Zosangliana 90+3')
: (Laldingngheta 22')
: Zothanmawia, Chhinga Veng FC
Chhinga Veng FC can thank their lucky stars in round 3 as they narrowly avoided defeat against an incisive Ramhlun North FC in a 2-1 one victory. The defending champions were a goal down in under 22 minutes when Lalliansanga and Laldingngheta played a beautiful give-and-go to unlock CVFC's backline which put Laldingngheta through to finish with aplomb.
Chhinga Veng FC battled on to find an equaliser but they struggled to create clear openings until the 70th minute when they won a penalty. Lalromawia stepped up to equalise. But it had almost been for nothing as Ramhlun North FC themselves were awarded a subsequent penalty. Lalliansanga's resulting spot kick was saved by the busy Zothanmawia.
Chhinga Veng FC then struck in stoppage time when Ramhlun North FC failed to properly clear the ball from a Lalnuntluanga shot, falling to F. Zosangliana who turned and smashed in a volley.
MPL newcomers split points
20.09.2018: Chawnpui 0-0 Electric Veng FC
: Lalthlamuana, Chawnpui FC
Two MPL debutants kicked off round 3 of the Mizoram Premier League as they battled each other to a goalless draw this afternoon. A relatively quiet first half at AR Lammual saw both teams struggle to create clear cut chances as they were able to cancel each other at both ends.
The in-form team Electric Veng FC had the better of the few chances in the game with David Lalnuanawma coming close to giving his side the lead. Chanwpui FC struggled in the final third as Vanrammawia Ngente proved to be the only bright spark in their frontline.
The second half saw a more open affair with Electric Veng FC controlling proceedings. David Lalchhuanawma and Vanlalremruata could not capitalise on their chances as EFC looked more likely to take the lead on a couple of occasions.
Chawnpui FC also improved after the break but they were still lacking end product as the experienced Vanlalthanga tried time and again to unlock EFC from the flanks.Chawnpui FC will now face Bethlehem Vengthlang FC in round 4 next Tuesday with Electric Veng FC facing Chanmari FC in the evening on the same day.
Chanmari FC edge out Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
20.09.2018: Chanmari FC 2-1 Bethlehem Vengthlang FC.
: (Lalnunzama 28', Mark Zothanpuia 88')
:(PC Vanlalhruaia 59')
: Mark Zothanpuia, Chanmari FC
Youngster Mark Zothanpuia's wonderful strike ensured Chanmari FC of three points as they overcame a spirited Bethlehem Vengthlang FC tonight in round 2. A second half substitute in the game, the teenager Mark took the ball from outside of 35 yards and struck what would be the winner on the 88th minute.
Chanmari FC had taken the lead in an open affair in the first half when C. Muana teed up Lalnunzama for his third goal in as matches on the 28th minute. Bethlehem Vengthlang FC replied fourteen minutes into the second half when PC Vanlalhruaia finished off a move after being set up by Jonathan Lalhriatkima.
BVT FC had came extremely close to scoring before they goal their goal when C. Tluanga rattled the woodwork while the pacy Muanzova missed a crucial chance at the other end in a vibrant display of attacking football by both teams.
Electric Veng FC win
14.09.2018: Electric Veng FC
Mizoram Police FC
: (David Lalchhuanawma 85')
: David Lalchhuanawma - Electric Veng FC
Newly promoted MPL side continued their dream run this season as they made it two wins in two matches with a 1-0 victory over Mizoram Police FC.A late second half goal from David Lalchhuanawma sealed three points for EFC, as they continue to rise above all expectations.
Mizoram Police missed chances to take the lead in a first half where they were the better team. F. Lalrinpuia missed two good chances while V. Laltanpuia forced a a good save from Electric Veng FC's Nunga Hnamte.EFC were comfortable in trying to hit on the counter with Vanlalhmangaiha and LR Tluanga also coming close at the other end.
They improved in the second half as they forced Mizoram Police on the backfoot for long periods of time. Vanlalhmangaiha was at the forefront of things again with Isaac Vanlalpeka guilty of not taking advantage of an opening.Mizoram Police FC did threaten their opponents at times in the second period but lapses in concentration in their backline was what gave Electric Veng FC their goal.
David Lalchhuanawma managed to break free for the second time in quick succession late in the game, and after he was guilty of spurning a good opportunity in the box just minutes earlier he finished a one-on-one with against MPFC's TP-a for the winner.
Chawnpui FC and Ramhlun North FC settle for a point
14.09.2018: Chawnpui FC 1-1 Ramhlun North FC
: (Vanlalthanga 63')
: (Lalliansanga 35')
: Vanlalthanga - Chawnpui FC
Setting out looking for their first victory in season 7, newcomers Chawnpui FC held Ramhlun North FC to a 1-1 draw in the final fixture of round 2. Ramhlun North FC took the lead on the 35th minute when Lalliansanga took advantage of a costly error from Chawnpui FC's goalkeeper Malsawma. Chawnpui FC, who were the more threatening side till then, almost conceded another only for Nigerian forward Waheed Adekunle's wayward finishing saving them from going two goals behind.
The second half saw Chawnpui FC regain their composure as the threat provided by Vanlalthanga proved to be a nuisance for RNFC's defenders. They got their goal on the 63rd minute when man of the match Vanlalthanga scored from a well-struck freekick to finish level the score at 1-1.
13.09.2018: Aizawl FC 2-2 Chanmari FC
: (F Lalremsanga 6', Isak Vanlalruatfela 39')
: (Lalrosanga 14', Lalnunzama 69')
: Isak Vanlalruatfela, Aizawl FC
Two time Mizoram Premier League champions Aizawl FC and Chanmari FC were able to trade blows throughout as they battled to an entertaining 2-2 draw in the first match of round 2. Aizawl FC had taken an early lead in the match when Isak Vanlalruatfela put through Lalremsanga who calmly finished it into the net. But their lead only lasted eight minutes as Chanmari FC hit back on a set piece. Laldampuia's delivery was met by a rising Rosanga for an equaliser.
Chanmari FC then missed a chance to take the lead when bright attacker Lalnunzama failed to test the goalkeeper while Alfred Jaryan and Lalremsanga also missed chances for Aizawl FC.Aizawl FC retook the lead on the 39th minute when both teams had looked set to go into the break all square when Chanmari FC's goakeeper MS Dawngliana miscalculated Isak Vanlalruatfela's well struck shot to give momentum to the I-League club going into the break.
Chanmari FC started the second half with intent and their efforts came into fruition midway in the second half. Thomas Lalengkima's delivery found Lalnunzama who did very well to put his side on level terms.
There was late drama when Chanmari FC's Rosanga was sent off after he had no choice but to bring down an Aizawl FC player when he was the last line of defence. Chanmari FC were able to keep their shape at the back after being reduced to 10 men even when Aizawl FC went for the kill with the introduction of Vanlalduatsanga. There was end to end stuff till the final whistle as both teams looked for the winning goal with Chanmari FC's Lalnunzama again coming close for his side.
13.09.2018: Bethlehem Vengthlang FC 1-2 Chhinga Veng FC
: (Laldinliana Varte 43')
: (Lalnuntluanga 69', Jacob Lalrawngbawla 71')
: F. Lalnuntluanga, Chhinga Veng FC
Defending MPL champions Chhinga Veng FC narrowly avoided a slip up as they overcame a vibrant Bethlehem Vengthlang FC team with a 2-1 victory. Chhinga Veng FC had shipped a goal late in the first half when Laldinliana Varte curled in a beauty to give Bethlehem Vengthlang FC the advantage.
It was a well earned lead for BVT as they had been the slightly better side in a quiet first half. Their youthful endeavour ensured Chhinga Veng FC had to fight to keep possession although the champions did produce goal threats from attacker MS Dawngliana in the first half.Things were different in the second half as Chhinga Veng FC's coach Lalsangzuala Hmar shook it up with the introduction of Lalrammawia.
The utility man came close to scoring twice early on and Chhinga Veng FC duly earned their equaliser when F. Lalnuntluanga struck a long range effort in the 69th minute.Jacob Lalrawngbawla added a second for Chhinga Veng FC two minutes later which ensures maximum points in two games for the defending champions.
07.09.2018 : Electric Veng FC
:(Alfred 67' OG, Isaak Vanlalpeka 69')
: Isaak Vanlalpeka
MPL debutants Electric Veng FC pulled off an upset again as they beat Aizawl FC 2-1 in their opening Mizoram Premier League fixture. This is the second time the new top-flight side have beaten the I-League club this season with the victory coming courtesy of an own goal from Alfred and a stunning freekick by Isaak Vanlalpeka. Aizawl FC had taken control of a relatively quiet first half as they struggled to break down an Electric Veng side who were happy to hold their shape. David Lalrinmuana did rattle the bar from a freekick as Lalkhawpuimawia struggled to find space.
Isaak Vanlalpeka and Vanlalremsanga were bright sparks on the counter for Electric Veng FC and it was EFC who drew first blood when Aizawl FC;s Alfred Jaryan inadvertently put the ball in the back of his own net. Electric Veng FC doubled their advantage two minutes later when Isaak Vanlalpeka struck a perfect freekick into AFC's goal. Alfred did make amends when he headed in from a set-piece late on, but it was too late as Electric Veng earned their first three points of the season.
Chanmari seal two goal victory
07.09.2018: Chanmari FC
Ramhlun North FC
: (Lalnuntluanga 10', Lalnunzama 40')
: Lalnunzama, Chanmari FC First half goals from two set pieces ensured a winning start for two time MPL champions Chanmari FC as they overcame Ramhlun North FC. Ramhlun North FC spurned a golden chance to take the lead in the final round 1 fixture at AR Lammual when Lalliansanga's shot was saved by Chanmari FC's custodian Ruatpuia. They were made to pay on the 10th minute when Lalnuntluanga stroked home from a scramble inside the box after RNFC failed to clear a corner delivery by Laldampuia.
Ramhlun North FC threatened their opponents with Waheed Adekinle and Vanlallawma forcing saves from Ruatpuia. But it was Chanmari FC who found the net again when Lalnuntluanga headed in a corner from Laldampuia right before halftime. Chanmari FC were able to stand firm in the second half as Ramhlun North FC searched to spark a comeback. Lalliansanga and Laldingngheta were put through a couple of times but were found lacking in the final third.
Chanmari FC came close to adding a third when Lalnuntluanga struck the bar late on.
Champions begin campaign with a narrow win
06.09.2018: Chhinga Veng FC 1-0 Chawnpui FC
: (Lalromawia 83')
: Lalromawia - Chhinga Veng FC
Chhinga Veng FC began their title defence with a narrow 1-0 victory against MPL debutants Chawnpui FC. A special strike late on from Lalromawia proved to be the difference in the first fixture of season 7. Both teams had crossed paths earlier in the season in the LG Independence Cup, with Chhinga Veng FC edging their opponents thanks to a solitary goal from MS Dawngliana.
There were similar patterns from their first encounter at AR Lammual as Chhinga Veng FC failed to find the net through Lalrammawia and Lalromawia in the first half. Chawnpui FC kept their shape in the back which meant the champions had a hard time grafting out chances.Chawnpui FC's David Laltlansanga proved to be a nuisance at the other end and had to be marshalled very well by CVFC's backline. Lalromawia ultimately made the difference on the 83rd minute when he latched on to a ball from midfield and set himself up for a beauty of a goal, ensuring his side earn all three points in their first game.
Mizoram Police FC enjoy hard earned three points
06.09.2018: Mizoram Police FC
Bethlehem Vengthlang FC
: (Lalfakzuala 50')
: V. Laltanpuia - Mizoram Police FC
MFC PRESS RELWASE
: 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.
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