Chennaiyin FC registered their third consecutive victory in Durand Cup.© Twitter
Chennaiyin FC beat Delhi FC 2-1 for his or her third consecutive victory in a Group E fixture of the Durand Cup, in Guwahati on the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium on Friday. Chennaiyin FC thus completed the group unbeaten, securing 9 factors from three matches and head into the quarterfinals excessive on confidence. Then again, Delhi FC completed with two factors from three matches courtesy two attracts towards Hyderabad FC and Tribhuvan Military FC. Rafael Crivellaro and Vincy Barretto scored for the winners whereas Pape Alassane Gassame scored one again for Delhi FC.
Chennaiyin FC Head Coach Owen Coyle rotated his squad making seven adjustments from the lineup that began towards Tribhuvan Military FC.
Defenders Ankit Mukherjee, Aakash Sangwan, Bikash Yumnam and Captain Jordan Murray maintained their place within the staff.
Delhi FC Coach Israil Gurung made 5 adjustments to the aspect with international imports Sergio Barboza and Gassame beginning.
Seeking full factors from the sport to maintain their knockout qualification hopes alive, Delhi FC took the assault to the Chennaiyin defence. They managed to hassle the Chennaiyin defence however couldn’t make full use of the possibilities.
Chennaiyin FC took full benefit of the only probability they acquired within the first half. Crivellaro obtained the ball from Sangwan and the Brazilian foxed three Delhi FC defenders to complete calmly previous the goalkeeper and put his staff forward.
Within the second half, Chennaiyin doubled their lead within the 51st minute by way of Barretto. Sachu Siby made run down the left and located Barretto contained in the field, who completed within the backside proper nook previous goalkeeper Nitish Mehra.
Delhi FC halved Chennaiyin’s benefit quickly after as Gasaame’s free kick curled above Samik Mitra and landed contained in the purpose.
Chennaiyin FC might have put the match past Delhi however they might not convert the possibilities.