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Chennaiyin FC register first win at ISL 2016

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Chennaiyin FC snapped Hans Mulder from Delhi Dynamos for ISL 2016. (Image Credit: Goal.com)

In an match played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in front of their home crowd, Chennaiyin FC outplay FC Goa 2-0 to register their first victory of the ongoing edition of the Indian Super League (ISL 2016).

With this win, Chennaiyin FC summed four points from three matches and rose to middle of the pool standing whereas FC Goa stay at the bottom of the pool as the only team to haven’t registered even a single win out of the three matches it has played.

Earlier, an disappointed Chennaiyin FC manager Marco Materazzi had warned his side that he wouldn’t be around to guide them next season if they do not improve and qualify for the semi-finals. Amidst the warning, the Club put in a spirited efforts to outdo Goa in a match where they didn’t allow the opponents to score at all.
Starting the match on jittery and then improving as the match progressed Chennayin FC scored their first goal in the 15th minute as Mulder curled the ball past a diving Goa goalkeeper Laxmikant Kattimani.

They extended their lead in the 26th minute when Chennaiyin FC captain Mehrajuddin Wadoo managed, though unintentionally, a wicked deflection off Goa defender Richard Dumasinto the goal post. Remaining match was a story of hits and misses as there were no further goals.

FC Goa have had chances however all through the match which they squandered.