Chennaiyin FC Race Past Mumbai City 3 – 0

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In their home game today against Mumbai FC, Chennaiyin posted a clinical performance destroying their opponents 3 – 0 in the process. Chennaiyin took early lead when Stiven Mendoza scored on the 9th minute. Jeje Lalpekhlua’s goal on the 17th minute was a stroke of luck as Thoi Singh’s direct shot to goalkeeper Subrata Paul got stuck in a puddle of water. Jeje followed through and finished past the goalkeeper. Just before the close of first half, Bernard Mendy increased the lead to 3 – 0.

Chennaiyin FC Deafeated Mumbai FC 3 - 0
Chennaiyin FC Deafeated Mumbai FC 3 – 0 Photo PTI

After the break Mumbai came out hard searching for goals. Sonny Norde fed a good ball to Selim Benachour and tested goalkeeper Apoula Edel a couple of times but the goalkeeper averted the danger each time. Towards the close of play Mumbai’s Sunil Chhetri’s shot hit the post.

With this win Channaiyin move to 19 points off 13 matches followed closely by North East United. As the fourth spot on the semifinals list is still open, NEU and Pune FC’s match tomorrow will be of high importance. Mumbai keep languishing at the bottom of the table with 13 points.

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Soumyajit is an SAP technical consultant with a flair for writing. An avid blog reader, he started off with a free WordPress blog and slowly moved to his own personal news and blog site. Apart from writing he loves reading books, playing table tennis and long bike trips. He is currently trying to learn playing guitar and failing miserably.

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