Atletico De Kolkata qualified for the semi-finals for the third straight season of the Indian Super League when they came from behind to secure a point against Kerala Blasters.
With only Mumbai City FC sealing their place in the last four, two other favourites in Kerala Blasters and Atletico de Kolkata will battle it out on Tuesday to seal their respective semi-final berths.
Riding on Marcelinho' s hat-trick Delhi Dynamos defeated Zico' s FC Goa 5-1 in the 50th match of the third season of Indian Super League
Things are looking up for Steve Coppell's Kerala Blasters as they edge closer to the semi-finals with a victory over FC Pune City FC. Meanwhile the situation is murkier at their South Indian rivals Chennaiyin FC who need a win against Northeast United to harbour any hopes of making it to the semi-finals.
Atletico de Kolkata maintained their excellent unbeaten record against FC Goa as they scripted a dramatic 2-1 victory to leave FC Goa on the brink of elimination from Hero Indian Super League at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda-Goa, on Thursday.
Mumbai City FC book their place in semi finals of the latest edition of the Indian Super League after a comfortable 2-0 win against last year’s champions Chennaiyin FC at the Mumbai Football Arena. This will be the first semi final venture for the Ranbir Kapoor owned side since the League’s inception in 2014; Atletico de Kolkata, who currently sit in 3rd position in the league table, will look to confirm their semi final berth. While FC Goa, who lie at the bottom of the pile would still want to be in mathematical contention for a place in the semis with a win at home this time around. The return leg, which was a feisty encounter ended with both the sides splitting points, a scenario that wouldn’t benefit either of the teams this time around.
Northeast United FC kept their hopes alive in the Indian Super League by defeating FC Pune City 1-0 while Mumbai City FC eye a playoff spot against Chennayin FC
NorthEast United host FC Pune City at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium as they look to recapture their early season form.
Chennaiyin FC and Atletico de Kolkata’s chances of semi-finals qualification were hanging in the balance after a 1-1 draw in Hero Indian Super League clash at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai, on Sunday.
Diego Forlan inspired a flawless Mumbai City FC performance as they demolished a hapless Kerala Blasters side 5-0 at home to go top of the ISL. Meanwhile Chennaiyin FC lock horns with Atletico De Kolkata on Sunday in a battle for the knockout places.