Bengaluru FC beat Churchill Brothers 3-0 while East Bengal were 4-0 winners over Mumbai FC.
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Excitement mounts for the match that means one thing for Aizawl, another for Lajong and something for the wider world of Indian football too.
When Shillong Lajong host Aizawl this Sunday, one young man who will experience a feeling of deja-vu is Lajong striker Samuel Lalmuanpuia.
Khalid Jamil has steered a young but inexperienced Aizawl FC on its fairytale run, bringing them to within a point of the I-League title.
The league title will be at stake when the region's two heavyweights meet and the age-old local rivalry will only add more spice.
Latest developments suggest that the two clubs have come together to discuss a possible revamped structure of Indian football next season onwards.
The Shillong club came third in their I-League debut season but then the ISL came to town and Wahingdoh's sponsors left soon after, ending the party.
ESPN previews the final round of matches in the 2017 I-League season, with Aizawl FC on the cusp of clinching their first ever title.
East Bengal defender Anwar Ali suffered a heart attack after practice in Kolkata, but was reported to be stable after being admitted to a hospital.
Mumbai FC spent a decade in the top flight, often punching above their weight, but the run has now come to an end.
Subrata Pal faces a career-threatening four-year ban after failing a dope test, but will get his 'B' sample tested to try and prove his innocence.
Zohmingliana Ralte and Albino Gomes relive the match against Bagan and look forward to the trip to Shillong that could deliver the I-League title.
East Bengal returned to winning ways as they beat Minerva Punjab 3-1 and Shillong Lajong earned a point against Mumbai FC in round 17 of the I-League.
One point is all that separates Aizawl from Indian football history, but till that point is secured, fans are keeping their celebrations in check.
Bengaluru FC have been a transformed unit since a 3-0 defeat to Mohun Bagan on April 1 put paid to their hopes of retaining the I-League.
There's no way to predict the results of the I-League's final round, but here are the numbers that could boost the chances of Aizawl and Mohun Bagan.
A draw in their final league match against Shillong Lajong will now be good enough for Aizawl FC to claim their maiden I-League.
The title wasn't quite decided, but on a hazy, rainy afternoon, Mizoram was already convinced - Aizawl FC are their I-League champions.
Jeje Lalpekhlua understands what Mizo fans will go through when he, the local hero, stands in the way of what would be a famous win for Aizawl FC.
That Aizawl FC versus Mohun Bagan will resonate far beyond the field of play in Mizoram is there for all to see and feel a day before the match.
Aizawl's Brandon Vanlalremdika, a devout Catholic will be skipping church on Saturday evening. There is a reason for his transgression.
Aizawl FC are on the brink of a historic I-League title and Khalid Jamil, their coach, wants his players to enjoy the occasion and get the job done.
ESPN previews the penultimate round of I-League fixtures, including the title decider between Mohun Bagan and Aizawl FC.
Nishu Kumar and Marjan Jugovic helped Bengaluru FC make it three wins out of three and retain top spot in Group E of the AFC Cup.