ISL-SEASON 5-MATCH-8-CHENNAIYIN FC VS FC GOA

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Match 8 of Indian Super League 5, held on Oct 6 ,saw the Chennaiyin FC play against FC Goa.

FC Goa registered their first victory of this season with a comprehensive victory over the defending champions by 3-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai. FC Goa had 56% possession than Chennai’s 44%.

Goa went into the break with a 1-0 lead

FC Goa won the toss and chose their side. In the first 10 minutes, Goa started to pass the ball within themselves and kept the majority of the possession. A couple of minutes later Goa broke the deadlock as the ball from the corner was passed to Rodrigues. He then squared it to Edu Bedia, who then slotted it into the bottom left corner to give his team an early lead of 1-0. In the 36th minute, Augusto played a superb pass to Fernandes outside the box, but the keeper saved his shot, as it was straight at him. Both the teams received plenty of Yellow cards for some needless arguments in the half and Goa entered the break with a 1-0 lead.

Goa registers their first victory of this season with a stunning victory

As the second half started, Goa doubled their lead in the 53rd minute. Fernandes was alert enough the ball easily from the Chennai defenders and sent a superb cross across the face of the goal. Corominas was unmarked at the far post as he tapped the ball into the back of the net with ease. In the 67th minute, a throw-in from Chennai fell into the path of Raphael in the middle, but his shot went over the crossbar and squandered a superb chance to pull one goal back. In the 80th minute, Goa sealed the tie by scoring another goal as the free kick from Ahmed outside the box found Coro in the middle. He then flicked it with his head and found Mourtada who then easily headed into the top corner. In the injury, time Chennai pulled one goal back after Orlandi’s corner from the left found Eli Sabia in the middle. He then leaped high and headed it past the keeper to give a consolation goal for the super machans. Finally, Goa defeated Chennai by 3-1 in a thrilling encounter.

FINAL MATCH SCORE

STANDINGS

AWARDS

AWARDSPLAYER
SWIFT LIMITLESS PLAYER OF THE MATCHFerran Corominas
WINNING PASS OF THE MATCHLenny Rodrigues
EMERGING PLAYERMohammad Nawaz
HERO OF THE MATCHAhmed Jahouh

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