ISL: Chennaiyin FC dips Kerala’s ship, wins 3-1

December 21, 2019, Chennai


  • Chennaiyin FC secured only their second win of the season after defeating Kerala Blasters FC 3-1 in an engrossing 2019-’20 Indian Super League clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai, on Saturday.
  • Chennaiyin got an early lead through Andre Schembri (4’) before Bartholomew Ogbeche equalised for Kerala Blasters with a brilliant strike (14’). However, Lallianzuala Chhangte (30’) restored the lead in dramatic circumstances before Nerijus Valskis (40’) sealed a first win for new Chennaiyin manager Owen Coyle. All goals were scored in the first half.
  • The result sees Chennaiyin leapfrog Kerala Blasters into the eighth position while the visitors stretched their winless run to eight matches.

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