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After back to back defeat against Bengaluru FC and Mohun Bagan respectively, the Northeast based I-league club Shillong Lajong FC are looking forward to open their account against Aizawl FC in the North-eastern Derby on Tuesday.
— Hero I-League (@ILeagueOfficial) January 17, 2017
As the Shillong Lajong FC’s coach Thangboi Singto exclaims their need to start getting points, “We need to play better, as this is to be our third away match and we have not earned ourselves any point as yet.”
Thangboi Singto believes that his side is improving day by day and they will give their 100% to win points against Aizawl FC on Tuesday, “We are improving, match by match, and we will try to win maximum points tomorrow.”
On the other side Aizawl FC are currently standing at 5th with four points after an own goal draw and win against the Kolkata giant and debutante Minerva Punjab FC respectively.
And Khalid Jamil’s boys are looking forward to continue their unbeaten run in the ongoing I-league.
Shillong Lajong FC’s head coach Singto also readily admits that Khalid Jamil is a tough man to oppose on the pitch, and the match against him will by no means be an easy one.
Same was the head coach of Aizawl FC Khalid Jamil, also doesn’t mince his words to pay due respect to his counterpart at the pre-match press conference,
“It is always difficult to play against Thangboi. We will have to be a 100 percent fit both physically and mentally.”
Jamid further adds that he will be making a few changes in his team lineup, and will not be starting Tuesday’s match with all the same players who started in their match against Minerva Punjab FC. He, however, refuses to divulge in detail his game plan. Home fans will have to watch out if he can come up with a strategy better than the last.