Game up!! Chennaiyin FC convincingly win the match 3 – 0. Kolkata looked tired and listless while their South Indian rivals pressed throughout the match. Now Kolkata has to win by a margin of at least 3 goals at home to take the match to the extra time. That’s all from us for now. See you next time.
90′ + 4 Hume’s ball in ends up in Bette’s grips.
5′ Minutes of injury time. Can ATK pull one back?
90′ Eder replaces Jeje.
ATK looking for that illusive away goal!
86′ Now Bruno Pelissari is on the stretcher. Jayesh replaces him.
79′ Fikru replaces injured Mendoza.
78′ Mendoza being taken out on a stretcher. This could be bad news for Chennaiyin.
76′ Lekic shoots twice in the body of Bernard mendy from inside the box. best chance for ATK in this match.
75′ Mendoza’s shot goes over bars.
71′ Pelissari’s free kick just wide.
69′ Goal!! Mendoza scores as Chennaiyin go up 3 – 0. It is that deadly combination of jeje and Mendoza again. Every clearance from Chennaiyin defence seems to rattle kolkata. Jeje chipped it over the defence and Mendoza calmly finishes!
64′ Mendoza shoots from outside the box. Amrinder makes a clean save.
62′ Baljit Sahni replaces Samheeg Doutie.
ATK looking distraught now. Lots of missed passes. What does Habas has up his sleeves?
56′ Goal!! Chennai scores again through Jeje! A horrendous mistake by ATK defence lets mendoza go through. Amrinder tries to stop him but cannot. Jeje gets the pass and calmly finishes.
54′ Jeje played a lovely ball inside ATK box. Tiri knocks away for a corner.
54′ Arata’s cross caught by Bette.
53′ Amrinder makes a valiant save from Jeje’s feet and clears the ball.
Both teams playing in long passes in the second half.
47′ Lekic takes a cracker of a shot from 20 yards. Just past the near post.
2nd half under way!
So that’s half time. Channaiyin FC dominated the first half and took a 1 – 0 lead over Atletico De Kolkata. See you on the other side!
45′ + 4 Dhanachandra’s long throw found Malison in the box. header just over the cross over.
45′ + 3 Chennaiyin caught ATK defence off guard as ball was fed to Mendoza. Amrinder moved out of his area to somehow clear it!
45′ Lekic got his head to the free kick. Just away from the goal.
43′ Iain Hume’s lovely ball to Doutie resulted in a dangerous cross. Lekic almost got his head to it.
41′ Borja Fernandes is replaced by Lekic. Borja was hurt earlier and was struggling.
39′ GOAL!! Pelissari scores from free kick. It was a bullet from almost 35 yards away. Amrinder only gets finger tips to the ball.
37′ Zakeer is yellow carded for rash tackle on Samheeg Doutie.
ALMOST!! Gavilan rolls it. A hard shot from Arnab is blocked by the Chennaiyin defence. it could have been 1 – 0 right there.
34′ Doutie tackled at the edge of the box by Pelissari. ATK gets a free kick at a crucial zone.
Possession at 30′ minute mark: ATK – 44% Chennaiyin – 56%
27′ Dhanachandra’s throw in fisted away by Amrinder. Chennaiyin creating a lot of pressure, something has to give here!
25′ Chennaiyin Free Kick from 30 yards. Amrinder catches the ball unchallenged.
24′ Confusion in the Chennaiyin defence as Arata Izumi’s cross was left alone by both defender and goalkeeper. ATK could not capitalize.
22′ Thoi Singh’s cross headed away for a corner by Anto.
19′ Pelissari takes a chances from outside the box. Just over the crossbar.
18′ Borja goes off the field to receive treatment. Again thanks to a challenge from Pelissari.
15′ Arnab Mandal of ATK is down from a rough challenge by Pelissari. receiving some treatment.
11′ Borja played a long ball but it was just too fast.
10′ ATK’s corner gone begging as Adel Bette catches safely.
8′ Mendoza took a left footed shot from the distance. Misses the goal by a long way.
Chennaiyin FC has made an inspired start here. They are attacking and defending brilliantly and putting ATK under lots of pressure.
3′ – Zakeer takes a shot from long at the ATK goal. Amrinder pouches safely.
2′ – Mendoza has two hard attempts at the ATK goal. Amrinder saves the fort.
Welcome everyone! Game About to start at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Sports Complex in Pune. This is the first leg of the semifinal clash between Chennaiyin FC and ATK. Due to flood conditions in Chennai, the home game for Chennaiyin FC has been moved to Pune.