Shillong Lajong FC survive relegation as Aizawl go down

I-League Results: 24th April 2016
Shillong Lajong survived I-League relegation defeating East Bengal while Aizawl go down,
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Hero I-League 2015-16 Results

Shillong Lajong FC 1-0 East Bengal
SLFC: Isaac Vanmalsawma(62nd - Assist Fabio Pena)

Mumbai FC 4-0 DSK Shivajians FC
MFC: Jayesh Rane(20th - Assist Ashutosh Mehta), Eric Brown(22nd - Assist Hitesh Sharma), Sushil Singh(38th - Assist Eric Brown, 90th - Assist Jayesh Rane)

Needing a win or a draw in their final league match, Shillong Lajong FC survived the relegation battle as they defeated East Bengal 1-0 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Shillong. Isaac Vanmalsawma scored the winner in the 62nd minute to ensure their survival in the Hero I-League. Shillong Lajong FC's survival meant Aizawl FC's exit from the top flight of Indian Football.

Mumbai FC ensured their place in the next seasons I-League with a thumping win over DSK Shivajians FC played at the Cooperage Stadium. Sushil Kumar Singh scored a brace while Jayesh Rane and Eric Brown scored a goal each.

With Salgaocar FC and Aizawl FC both finishing at 16 points each, but due to better head-to-head Salgaocar FC go through having defeated Aizawl FC once while drawing the other.
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