Shillong Lajong beats Aizawl FC 2-1 in The North East Derby. The cold evening in Shillong did not deter Lajong to come out all guns blazing performance of 2-1 win over Aizawl FC.
According to the sources two second-half goals from Abdoulaye Koffi and Saihou Jagne paved the way for a thrilling 2-1 win. The first half saw both teams playing compact football and not pushing high to leave space for the opponents to exploit in the attacking third as Lajong and Aizawl defended deep and tried to break on the counter. In the first half, it was a very tight game but Lajong enjoyed better ball possession and looked more acute on the break. The goal finally came in the 57th minute from Saihou Jagne's cross, delivered with artistic precision from the right flank found Koffi left unmarked behind two Aizawl defenders. Lajong managed to hold on to their lead to make it home with a 2-1 win as they travel to Kolkata for their last game of the season against East Bengal on 4th March at the Salt Lake Stadium.
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