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Pune City denied Chennaiyin FC a win

24 Oct 2016 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2016 Hero Indian Super League - Updates!

Pune City FC held Chennaiyin FC in a 1-1 draw in the match number 21 of the 2016 Hero Indian Super League on Sunday.

Jeje Lalpekhlua's exceptional goal gave a lead to Chennai in the 28th minute.

The equalizer was scored by Aníbal Zurdo Rodríguez barely minutes after he came on the field as a substitute.

Each team was awarded a point.

In context: 2016 Hero Indian Super League - Updates!

24 Oct 2016Pune City denied Chennaiyin FC a win

Pune played better than Chennai: Habas

Pune City FC's head coach Antonio Habas said that even if Chennai are defending champions, Pune played better. Habas said, "I am not happy with one point. But I am very happy with the performance of the team. They behaved like I wanted them to."
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Chennai coach not happy with one point

Coach speaksChennai coach not happy with one point

Head coach of Chennaiyin FC did not seem too pleased with his team's performance against Pune City FC on Sunday.

Marco Materazzi said that he was upset as they threw away two points and made stupid fouls that even kids would not do.

He said, "I am happy with 1-0, not with 1-1. That's why I am upset because we threw away two points."

Today's fixtureTable finishers Goa, Kerala seek win in today's encounter

FC Goa will eye its first win on the home soil as Kerala Blasters would look to continue their good form away from home.

Ranked seventh and eighth in standings, Goa and Kerala will face each other for the first time this year.

Both have one win in five matches, with Goa losing three matches while Kerala losing two.

Alfaro leading scorer of the tournament

Emiliano Alfaro of North East United FC is the lead goal scorer of the tournament with four goals. He is followed by Marcelo Leite Pereira of Delhi Dynamos FC with three goals.

24 Oct 2016Goa handed a defeat by Kerala

Kerala Blasters registered their second win of the tournament as they defeated FC Goa 2-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda.

Goa took a lead in the first half after Julio Cesar scored a goal in the 24th minute.

The equalizer was scored in the 46th minute by Mohammed Rafi but Kervens Belfort scored second goal for Kerala in the 84th minute.

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26 Oct 2016Mumbai hands Kolkata first loss of the tournament

Atletico de Kolkata were handed first loss of the tournament in front of their home crowd by Mumbai City FC in 2016 Hero Indian Super League.

The 2014 title holders were defeated 1-0 at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium, Kolkata.

Mumbai went on top of the points table after a 79th minute goal by Diego Forlan.

StandingsMumbai City FC on top of the table

Mumbai City FC dethroned North East United FC from the points table after a win against Atletico de Kolkata.

With 11 points, Mumbai are on the top position while NEUFC is on second with 10 points.

On the third and fourth place are Kolkata and Chennaiyin FC respectively.

A win against Goa took Kerala to the fifth position, followed by Delhi and Pune.