Zico' s FC Goa grabbed a 5-4 win over Chennaiyin FC in their last match of the third season of the Indian super League to end their season on a winning note.
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.
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.
Chennaiyin FC host an invigorated FC Pune City with Materazzi's men in need of form and points.
CK Vineeth was the hero of the evening once more for Kerala Blasters as they engineered a 3-1 come-back victory over Chennaiyin FC in the South Indian Derby. Meanwhile Delhi Dynamos entertain Atletico De Kolkata in a Top 4 clash at the national capital on Sunday.
Chennai have seen themselves drop out of the top 4 owing to two draws from their last couple of games while Mumbai have been riding on some good form lately and are a win away from taking the top spot in the ISL table.
Southern derby between Chennaiyin FC & Kerala Blasters was a goalless draw while FC Goa eye their second win in the Indian Super League against Delhi Dynamos.
Atletico de Kolkata came from behind to emerge victorious against Northeast United FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic stadium on Friday. Meanwhile, Southern rivals Chennayin FC and Kerala Blasters get ready to take on each other.