The match betwwen FC PUNE CITY vs CHENNAIYIN FC is going to be surprising. Today FC Pune City will know the importance of upcoming up wins at home and they will hope three points come their way today when they host Chennaiyin FC in the Indian Super League. Chennai, after a difficult start in ISL 2016, are playing like the champions again, so Pune will need to be at their best if they are to give their home fans something to cheer about.
Pune currently are in need of a boost, having picked up just four points from four matches, and fighting spirit they showed against Kerala Blasters in their last game. Down a goal, Pune found a way back to earn a point and they will want to make that three against Chennai.
Pune have always had a good start to their campaign while playing at home. In the first year, they won two of the first three matches at home and repeated the feat last season as well. But this time around, they have been caught on the back foot. Pune have picked up just a point from their first three matches at home and it will be something that coach Habas needs to address at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium, Balewadi-Pune.
During the start of IST half,Traore makes a great header and finds the back of the net.But it was a clinical header but the referee blew for offside on Jonatah Luca, the man who provided the cross that lead to the dissallowed goal.
Just the next minute, Riise took a free kick on other side and whipped the ball into the box. The ball came back to him and he took it onto his left foot to drive it in. The ball ended up with Dudu but he was declared offside after the ball was in the goal.
GOAL: FC Pune City 0-1 Chennaiyin FC (jeje 27′)
Jerry hacks a ball clear from the left wing, and Jeje got the ball well outside the box. And volleys the ball over to Edel, who is off the line,The pune goalkeeper jumped but the ball soared over his hands and into the box. Chennaiyin’s Indian talent on display once again.into the top corner. Goal of the season, contender, SCORE: FC Pune City 0-1 Chennaiyin FC.
GOAL: FC Pune City 1-1 Chennaiyin FC (82′ Anibal)
Pune were not able to pierce the Chennaiyin defence through normal play and hence, a set piece chance was needed to be converted. Anibal took the free kick that was a fair way outside the box. It hit the near piost and went in. Pune are back in it.
PUNE FC CITY CHENNAIYN FC
54% BALL POSSESION 46%
10 SHOTS 7
2 CORNERS 1
11 FOULS 22
The final whistle is blown by the refree and both teams play die hard for the game. and earn +1 in the points table.A very competitive match, as FC Pune City’s winless run against Chennaiyin FC continues. Jeje gave the Super Machans the lead with a stunning lob over Edel in the 28th minute, as Chennai went into the break with lead. Pune were much better in the second half, and got their just reward from Anibal’s superb free-kick in the 82nd minute, but they were lucky to be 11 men, as Ravanan should have been sent off earlier for a stamp.
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HERO OF THE MATCH: JEJE LALPEKHLUA