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I-League 2017-18: Mohun Bagan vs Aizawl FC, Talking Points

Mohak Arora
ANALYST
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899   //    07 Jan 2018, 22:19 IST

Mohun Bagan beat Aizawl FC 2-0 at the Salt Lake Stadium on Sunday to enter the top four with 13 points in 8 games.

The defending champions weren't at their best in the match against the Kolkata-based side. Newly appointed Mohun Bagan manager Shankarlal Chakraborty started his reign with a win, as the Mariners closed down the gap between them and arch-rivals East Bengal to just four points Here are a few talking points from the match.

#1 Life without Sanjoy Sen

Sanjoy Sen's resignation sent ripples across the Maidan earlier this week.
Sanjoy Sen's resignation sent ripples across the Maidan earlier this week.

After failing to win a single match in four consecutive attempts and losing the first home match in his reign, Sen decided to resign from the managerial post which allowed the assistant manager, Shankarlal Chakraborty to take the post for the rest of the season.

The new manager carried on much in the same vein as his predecessor, with Mohun Bagan banking on long balls and counter-attacks. Even, their second goal came via a long ball which Dicka received before rounding the goalkeeper and slotted it calmly into the back of the net.

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