The final of the Hero Indian Super League is upon us, as FC Goa welcome Chennaiyin at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday, The Hard Tackle predicts three key battles to watch out for.
The second season of the Hero Indian Super League comes to an end on Sunday, when Zico’s FC Goa host Marco Materazzi’s Chennaiyin FC at the Fatorda Stadium, as fans tune in to find the new champions.
India international Jeje Lalpekhlua was the lone goal-scorer for Chennaiyin FC, as they booked their place in the semis of the Hero Indian Super League with a 1-0 win over hosts FC Pune City at the Balewadi Stadium on Saturday.
Chennaiyin FC play hosts to third placed Delhi Dynamo in match 45 of the Indian Super League, but will look to brighten their chance for qualifying for the semi finals after having put a stop to their losing by hammering four goals past fellow strugglers Kerala Blasters.
Defending Champions Atletico de Kolkata managed to see off the challenge of eight placed Chennaiyin FC, as they defeated the former league stage winners 2-1 in Round 10 of the Hero Indian Super League.
Cesar Farias substitutions earns NorthEast United crucial three points, as both Chennaiyin and NorthEast United aim for the semi-finals
Chennayin FC is in real danger of getting ousted from the top four finishes and Match against Northeast United FC hold the key for their fortune.
Marco Materazzi’s Chennaiyn FC kick off their second leg of the league stage with a match against FC Goa on Thursday.
A match between Kerala Blasters and Chennaiyin FC was never going to be a dull affair as it proved to be a high tension drama with red card, penalties at either end and a cracking atmosphere by the supporters of the Yellow Army.
Chennaiyin FC returned to winning ways as they managed to pull off a 2-1 victory over FC Pune City in their Hero Indian Super League encounter on Saturday.