WE TAKE A LOOK at some of the players who played a vital part in securing their teams' passage to the ISL finals and those whose below-par performances took their teams out of the championship race.
CHENNAIYIN FC COACH Marco Materazzi said his side deservedly got into the final of the Indian Super League (ISL) after going through on aggregate (4-2) even after losing to Atletico de Kolkata 2-1 here in the second-leg semi-final on Wednesday.
EDEL STOOD STRONG in Chennaiyin FC's goal and Fikru Teferra's late goal saw Atletico de Kolkata fall short after coming tantalisingly close in the race to the ISL final.
A GOAL BY Dejan Lekic and a dominating performance in the first half has given Atletico de Kolkata a glimmer of hope to make a comeback in the ISL semi-final tie against Chennaiyin FC. 2 more goals will bring ATK level on aggregate and push the game into extra time.
WE TAKE A LOOK at the 10 goals Jeje Lalpekhlua has scored in his ISL journey so far. He holds the record of scoring the highest number of goals in ISL among Indians.
MARCO MATERAZZI on Tuesday said they would not forget that Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) are still the champions and have the capability to overturn the three-goal deficit in the second leg of the Indian Super League (ISL) semi-finals.
THREE GOALS DOWN in the first leg, Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) literally have to wake up from the grave and make a comeback if they are to edge past Chennaiyin FC and make the Indian Super League (ISL) final as the two teams lock horns in Kolkata for the second leg of the semi-finals on Wednesday.
CHENNAIYIN FC dominated defending champions Atletico de Kolkata over both halves, almost effortlessly, to secure a 3-0 win over them in the first leg of their ISL semi-final encounter tonight thanks to goals by Bruno, Jeje and Mendoza.
A STUNNING FREE-KICK from Bruno Pelissari sent Chennaiyin FC ahead in the first half in their first leg ISL semi-final enconter with Atletico de Kolkata tonight.
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