ATK and Pune Play out a dull draw; Mumbai City FC and Delhi Dynamos To lock horns on Saturday.
Atletico De Kolkata hosts FC Pune City in the final game of the season for both the sides. Antonio Habas returns to his old stomping ground and with FC Pune City out of the semi final spots, he would look to end the season with a bang. ATK on the other hand have already secured their place in the semi finals and would look to finish the group stage off on a high note.
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.
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.
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.
Defensive frailties, lack of proper attacking intent most of the times and an ageing squad and added to it a brand new coaching regime, inaugural Champions of the Indian Super League, Atletico De Kolkata seem to have been going through a tough time in the latest edition of the Indian Super League
Despite being down to 10 men, Delhi Dynamos maintained their unbeaten home record after a 2-2 draw against Atletico de Kolkata in the Indian Super League.
FC Pune City recorded their second win of the season against Atletico De Kolkata to jump to the sixth spot in the Indian Super League points table.