FC Goa will have scores to settle with Chennaiyin FC after being knocked out during the play-offs last season. The semi-final battle was enthralling and more of the same is expected when the teams meet in their second Indian Super League clash at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai on Saturday.
FC Goa were beaten 1-4 on aggregate in the knockout stage by Chennaiyin, who went all the way to win the coveted trophy last season. This heartbreak came after an impressive league season that saw the Gaurs earn third place, scoring a league-high 42 goals. However, Sergio Lobera’s side had also conceded 28 goals, one more than the bottom-placed NorthEast United.
The defending champions Chennai FC were narrowly beaten by Bengaluru FC in a tight affair in Bengaluru the other night this season and will look to bounce back with a win at home. Chennaiyin are expected to soak up the pressure and hit the vulnerable Goan defence on the counter. FC Goa will be hoping to convert their possession-based dominance into early goals. This should make for a fascinating battle.
Watch Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa ISL 2018-19 Live telecast on these channels.
The match between Chennaiyin FC and FC Goa will be aired on Star Sports network. (Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3).
Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa ISL 2018-19 will be Live streaming online on these apps.
The live streaming will be available on Hotstar. The match also be seen on Airtel TV and Jio TV.
Here is the dream XI for Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa.
Karanjit Singh, Eli Sabiá, J. Lalrinzuala, Gregory Nelson, Raphael Augusto, F. Fernandes, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Chinglensana Singh, A Jahouh, F Corominas, Sana Singh.
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