Chennaiyin FC are through to the Indian Super League 2015 final after a 4-2 aggregate win over Atletico de Kolkata.
on the night Kolkata won 2-1 but it wasn’t enough as the defending champions crash out of the tournament. Chennaiyin FC will now play FC Goa on December 20 for the 2015 ISL crown in Fatorda.
Atletico de Kolkata gave it their all in the match but Chennaiyin FC goalkeeper Apoula Edel was in the form of his life keeping the home team at bay after Dejan Lekic had opened the scoring. Iain Hume doubled Kolkata’s lead but Chennaiyin’s Fikru scored in the dying minutes to seal a spot for his team in the final of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2015.
Chennaiyin Massive attack on Kolkata leads Chennaiyin to reach the final of the Indian Super League 2015. So Lets start countdown to watch final between Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda.
Five minutes added time. Kolkata forward Iain Hume’s glancing header hits the crossbar.Can Chennaiyin hold on? Kolkata lead thunderous volley doubles with a Iain Hume. Salt Lake Stadium at the thrilling final. extra-time hosts need one more goal to take the game more aggressive. first touch let him down Jeje was though on goal. Apoula straight at Ian Hume’s stinging left-footer. This was Kolkata’s 20th shot at goal in this game.
What an interception from Mendy! Doutie’s cross almost made its way to Lekic at the far post but the Chennaiyin defender came in the way. Chennaiyin didn’t concede a goal in their four previous games but their back-four look to be in complete panic in this game. for Kolkata! But Arata’s shot from close range is blocked by Chennai defender. Chennaiyin are coming under tremendous pressure. They need to weather the storm!
It’s Mendoza this time. Uncharacteristically the Colombian forward smashes his volley from 3 yards out over the post. That was a golden chance for Chennaiyin. What a save from Apoula again. He has been a rock so far. Lekic’s point blank header brings the best out of Cameroonian again. for Chennai’s Thoi Singh and Kolkata’s Moharaj. Tempers are flaring at the Salt Lake. Both teams need to keep their cool and avoid a red card.
What a disastrous header back to his goalie from Mendy. Lekic was there to pounce on the mistake. 1-0 to Kolkata!Goal-saving tackle from Mendy! Ian Hume was one on one with the Chennai defender but failed to get past him. Brilliant left-footed shot from Mendoza from range brings out the best from Kolkata goalkeeper Amrinder. Jeje’s snapshot takes a deflection and gives his side the first corner of the match. The resulting corner is headed over the bar by Mailson. Kolkata have made a bright start stringing a few passes together. Lekic’s thunderous shot from far out is close but fails to trouble Chennaiyin goalie
Chennaiyin will still be wary of an Atletico backlash, especially after the way FC Goa came from behind against Delhi Dynamos to become the first team to storm into Sunday’s final at Nehru Stadium Fatorda.
So Let Ready to cheer for FC Goa vs Chennaiyin FC on Sunday 20-Dec-2015 19:00 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda.
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