AIZAWL, Dec 18: Khasi winger Redeem Tlang scored the solitary goal as Shillong Lajong snapped the unbeaten run of Aizawl with a 1-0 win in the first Northeast Derby of the I-League season here today.
In a hard-fought encounter, Redeem Tlang scored in the 60th minute to help Shillong Lajong FC secure their third win of the season.
The win gives Lajong the much needed three points and with this win they move to the second position in the league table. They are equal on points with leaders Minerva Punjab FC but have played one game more than the league leaders.
Aizawl, who had managed to garner 25 points from the possible 27 points at home last season, made only one change to the team that faced Churchill Brothers with Lalbiak Thanga filling the gap left by injured David Rinmuana.
Lajong�s coach Nongbet made two changes, replacing captain Samuel Lalmuanpuia and Alen Deory in the starting XI with Shaibor Karpan and Kynsailang Khongsit respectively. � PTI