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Chennai back on feet after defeating Pune in ISL

16 Nov 2016 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2016 Hero Indian Super League - Updates!

Chennaiyin FC secured their first win in six matches as they defeated FC Pune City 2-0 in the 2016 Hero Indian Super League.

Jeje Lalphekhlua scored the first goal in 44th minute, while Davide Succi made it 2-0 in the 51st minute of the game.

With three points from this match, Chennai are still in the hunt for the semi-finals.

In context: 2016 Hero Indian Super League - Updates!

Match 39Pune to meet Chennaiyin FC in their den

FC Pune City and defending champions Chennaiyin FC were up against each other at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on 15 November 2016.

Both the teams are currently outside top four slots and looked for a win to gain the three points.

Chennaiyin's poor form had started against Pune and they had not won a single match since.

16 Nov 2016Chennai back on feet after defeating Pune in ISL

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Emiliano Alfaro and Marcelo Leite Pereira top goal scorers

With five goals each, Emiliano Alfaro and Marcelo Leite Pereira are leading goal scorers of the 2016 Indian Super League. Kolkata's Iain Hume is at second place with four goals.
Chennai move to fifth position after the win

Points TableChennai move to fifth position after the win

After registering a victory against FC Pune City, Chennaiyin FC has moved to fifth position in the points table.

Delhi Dynamos FC is sitting on the top with 17 points, followed by Kerala Blasters FC, Mumbai City FC and Atletico de Kolkata.

Pune is on the sixth place, while North East United FC is placed seventh.

FC Goa is sitting on the last place.

Match 40

FC Goa will continue their fight for survival as they meet Mumbai City FC in match 40 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda on 16 November 2016. In this season Goa had registered a 1-0 win against Mumbai.

17 Nov 2016Goa-Mumbai ISL match ends in a goal-less draw

FC Goa and Mumbai City FC played a goal-less draw in the 2016 Hero Indian Super League at Fatorda.

With the visitors enjoying more ball possession in the first half, the match saw spectacular performances from both the goalkeepers.

This win has taken Mumbai to the second spot in the rankings, while Goa is at the seventh place.

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Match 41

Atletico de Kolkata and North East United FC will be up against each other today at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium in Kolkata. NEUFC was outclassed by Kolkata in their previous encounter this season.

18 Nov 2016Atletico de Kolkata strike late to draw with NEUFC

Iain Hume's 90th minute goal denied North East United FC a win against Atletico de Kolkata at Rabindra Sarobar Stadium, Kolkata in the 2016 Hero Indian Super League.

Nicolas Velez had scored an early goal in the fifth minute to give the Highlanders 1-0 lead and also denied the hosts every chance to equalize.

Both the teams got a point each.

Match 42

FC Pune City will host Delhi Dynamos FC in the match 42 at Balewadi Satdium in Pune. With Delhi having an upper hand against Pune, the hosts will look for a win to increase their chances for the semis.

19 Nov 2016Pune stun table toppers Delhi Dynamos 4-3

Pune City FC ended Delhi Dynamos FC's unbeaten streak handing them a 4-3 defeat at Pune in the 2016 Hero Indian Super League.

Anibal Zurdo scored two goals for the hosts while Mohamed Sissoko and Lenny Rodrigues scored a goal each in Pune's last home game.

Standing fourth in the table, Pune are back in contention for semis.

Match 43

Placed second and third respectively, Mumbai City FC and Kerala Blasters FC will lock horns at the Mumbai Football Arena on Saturday. Kerala had defeated Mumbai in previous game this year and will try to leapfrog Mumbai in the standings today.

20 Nov 2016Forlan scores hat-trick to take Mumbai on the top spot

Mumbai City FC's marquee player Diego Forlan scored first hat-trick of the season to demolish Kerala Blasters 5-0 in the Hero Indian Super League.

Cafu and Lucian Goian scored the other two goals for Mumbai.

The win has taken Mumbai to the top of points table ahead of Delhi Dynamos FC, while left Kerala on the fourth place.

21 Nov 2016Chennaiyin FC play a draw against Kolkata

Davide Succi's 77th minute goal helped Chennaiyin FC play a draw against Atletico de Kolkata in the Hero Indian Super League at Chennai.

Helder Postiga gave the visitors 1-0 lead in the 39th minute of the game, but they were unable to stop Succi from scoring a header in the second half.

Both the teams have been awarded a point each.


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