Chennaiyin FC overcame FC Goa in a thrilling match to win the 2015 edition of Indian Super League. The Fatorda stadium saw an action packed first half but neither of the teams was able to get on the score line. The scenario changed nine minutes after the half-time break when Mendoza was brought down inside
Chennaiyin FC booked their place in the semi-final playoffs of the Indian Super League by defeating Pune City by a score of 1-0. Here are the talking points from the match. Chennaiyin FC in the Semis With the win, Chennaiyin has secured their spot in the Semi-finals of the 2015 Indian Super League. This, however,
Established foreign Players were the primary attraction of ISL. And this year is no different. The second season of ISL became bigger and boasted some notable names from the football world. Most of these players went on to steal the show as well and we are going to list down the most successful foreign players
FC Goa came out with a 2-0 win against Chennaiyin FC in the Indian Super League and is currently the league leaders. Chennai had a strong attack to show as they lined up Elano, top scorer Stiven Mendoza and Fikru. Goa, however, played with a five man defence which proved hard to break down. Mendoza
Kerala Blasters and Chennaiyin FC settled for a thrilling 1-1 draw in the first South Indian Derby of 2015 ISL. The match started off on a lively manner and it was Kerala that had the upper hand. The team played in a diamond formation under the new coach Trevor Morgan and showed some exceptional passing
Chennaiyin FC bounced back perfectly from their last defeat and secured a solid 2-1 win against Pune City FC in the Indian Super League. The match opened to a tightly contested first half. Both teams had quality possession though only one team had the goals to show off. The pairing of Elano and Stevin Mendoza
Northeast United FC secured their first win of the 2015 Indian Super League season by defeating Chennaiyin FC 2-0. Northeast United off the mark Northeast United came into the match as the underdogs and were expected to lose against Chennai. However, in a highly eventful battle in Guwahati, the team managed to get off the
Fans have shown complete support to Chennaiyin FC. The #PoduMachiGoalu has become a twitter sensation. From Elano Blumer’s freekick goals to Balwant Singh’s pace, Chennaiyin FC have turned on the style in this inaugural season of the Hero Indian Super League.
It was in the 94th minute that Chennaiyin FC was finally able to strike the decisive blow. Kingshuk Debnath made an unnecessary tackle on John Stiven Mendoza inside the box. Kingshuk was yellow carded while the home team was awarded a penalty kick. Elano blasted the spot kick home and scored his sixth ISL goal even as the packed stadium broke out into wild celebrations.
But Mumbai were not so fortunate when Elano stepped up to take another freekick in the 69th minute from the left flank. Elano did what he does best: produced an incredible strike into the far left corner of the goal beating Subrata Pal all ends up . Elano also took his own goal tally to 4 out of 5 matches.