IF ROUND 3 of the Indian Super League was the round of fireworks as teams like Chennaiyin and Goa sought to re-establish themselves with lots of goals, sending the customary firework system off every time, the 4th round was the round of grit, where we got to see all four winners putting up strong defensive displays, keeping clean sheets, and clinching victories by one or two goal margins.
A MATCH RIDDLED WITH cards, confrontations and controversial decisions made for a highly tense ISL encounter at Guwahati tonight as NorthEast United claimed their first win of the campaign by beating Chennaiyin FC 2-0.
A flurry of cards and a missed penalty highlighted a period of confusion and chaos as NorthEast United and Chennaiyin FC remained goalless in the first half at a 4th round ISL encounter tonight.
CHENNAIYIN FC have already made a great comeback. NorthEast United are looking to do the same tonight in a crucial ISL 4th round encounter tonight. Between two teams fighting to prove their worth, the battle is for every inch of the grass.
ROUND THREE OF THE ISL saw a lot of teams finally figure themselves out, and the beginnings of what may well turn out to be the steady trends that will prevail throughout the tournament and shape its course. If the morning shows the day, well the ISL is just about past the dawn phase. And we at TFG bring you, once again, a few of those who shined, and a few who fizzed right out. It's Tops & Flops time folks!
CHENNAIYIN FC MANAGER Marco Materazzi praised his team for delivering their best and coming out victorious against home side Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) match at the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Mumbai on Friday.
MUMBAI CITY'S FIRST home game turned out to be a a nightmare for them as defensive errors saw them break composure towards the middle of the second half and concede two back to back goals. Chennaiyin FC were happy to defend their 2-0 lead for the rest of the game and earn a relatively easy away win; their second on the trot.
SUBRATA PAUL STOOD TALL on his comeback game as Mumbai City managed to hold Chennaiyin FC off to keep it 0-0 at the end of the first half.
AFTER A QUIET start to the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL), Mumbai City FC will aim to register their first win of the campaign when they take on a confident Chennaiyin FC in their first home match at the D.Y. Patil Stadium on Friday.
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