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Chennaiyin FC sign defender Gurmukh Singh

Defender Gurmukh Singh has been roped in by Indian Super League outfit Chennaiyin FC on a two-year contract after his impressive show for Rajasthan United FC in the I-League. “Since I started playing football, playing in the ISL has always been my dream and today with God’s grace that has turned into reality. I am thankful to Chennaiyin FC for placing their trust in me,” said Singh in a release. The Jalandhar-born footballer was a vital cog for Rajasthan as they emerged champions in the second division of I-League in 2021. In his debut I-League season last year, Singh spent 900 minutes on the pitch in 10 games. He also featured in six championship stage matches for them. A product of East Bengal’s youth academy, Singh is the second defender to join the Marina Machans this summer after ...
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Chennaiyin FC sign winger Romario Jesuraj

Two-time Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC on Thursday announced the signing of winger Alexander Romario Jesuraj on a multi-year deal ahead of the upcoming season. Named after Brazilian World Cup-winning legend Romario, the 25-year-old from Dindigul district has two I-League titles under his belt. Jesuraj is an exciting Indian talent and was part of the India U-13 camp. He started his senior career with Arrows FC in the Chennai Premier Division at 17. He made rapid strides and moved to Chennai City FC in 2017 with whom he made his I-League debut and was a vital cog in the team’s title-winning campaign in 2019, netting twice and providing as many assists in 19 matches.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium From Dindigul to Chennai via Trichy! 😉💙 Romario is நம்ம பை...
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ISL: ATKMB confirm semifinal spot for second straight year with 1-0 win over Chennaiyin | Football News – Times of India

MARGAO: ATK Mohun Bagan rode on their talisman Roy Krishna's first-half strike to sail into the semifinals of the Indian Super League for the second straight year, with a 1-0 victory against Chennaiyin FC here on Thursday. Krishna netted his fifth goal of the season and first this calendar year in the 45th minute and that proved to be the difference in the end as the green and maroons side moved to second in the standings with 37 points from 19 matches. They will take on Jamshedpur FC next on March 7 to potentially decide the team that will finish at the top of the table. Jamshedpur have two games in hand and are at the top with 37 points. They take on Odisha FC on Friday. ATKMB bossed the game from the first minute, bombing the Chennaiyin defence with constant attacks, the latter happy...
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ATKMB confirm semifinal spot for second straight year with 1-0 win over Chennaiyin

ATK Mohun Bagan rode on their talisman Roy Krishna’s first-half strike to sail into the semifinals of the Indian Super League for the second straight year, with a 1-0 victory against Chennaiyin FC here on Thursday. Krishna netted his fifth goal of the season and first this calendar year in the 45th minute and that proved to be the difference in the end as the green and maroons side moved to second in the standings with 37 points from 19 matches. They will take on Jamshedpur FC next on March 7 to potentially decide the team that will finish at the top of the table. Jamshedpur have two games in hand and are at the top with 37 points. They take on Odisha FC on Friday. ATKMB bossed the game from the first minute, bombing the Chennaiyin defence with constant attacks, the latter happy to sit ...
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ISL: Diaz redeems himself with double as Kerala Blasters bolster semifinal hopes | Football News – Times of India

Kerala Blasters head coach Ivan Vukomanovic had spoken about the importance of luck in the build-up to Saturday's crucial Indian Super League (ISL) clash against Chennaiyin FC. After the first 45 minutes at Tilak Maidan in Goa, the Serbian might have been convinced that Lady Luck had deserted him yet again. Needing a win to bolster their chances of making the semifinals, Vukomanovic had seen striker Jorge Pereyra Diaz miss a couple of gilt-edged chances in the first half. But the Argentine redeemed himself with a three-minute double after restart. Adrian Luna scored the other as Blasters registered a comprehensive 3-0 win. The Yellow Army face Mumbai in their next outing on Wednesday before their final league fixture against Goa on March 6. Hungarian attacker Vladimir Koman had almost s...
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ISL: Odisha, Chennaiyin share spoils to dent slim semifinal hopes | Football News – Times of India

VASCO: Odisha FC and Chennaiyin FC dashed their semifinal aspirations after they shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw in their Indian Super League match at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Wednesday. Both teams had to win this game in order to keep their slim chances alive but a stalemate means while they are mathematically still not out, their chances of making the cut are all but over. Rahim Ali (2nd) opened the scoring for Chennaiyin before Javi Hernandez (18th) pulled one back for Odisha for Jonathas Cristian (51st) to help them go in front in the second half. But Nerijus Valskis found the back of the net for Chennaiyin to ensure their rivals don't get all three points. Chennaiyin remained in eighth place with 20 points from 17 matches while Odisha stayed in seventh spot having 22 points from...
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ISL: Vikram Singh strikes late against Chennaiyin as Mumbai City ends winless run | Football News – Times of India

MARGAO: Defending champions Mumbai City FC finally ended their seven-game winless run in the Indian Super League (ISL) with a 1-0 victory over Chennaiyin FC here on Sunday. The match was decided by a late goal from Vikram Partap Singh (85th minute) whose strike was enough to elevate Mumbai to fifth place, level on points with fourth-placed Jamshedpur FC. Des Buckingham's men were dominant in possession during the first few minutes and created more scoring chances than their opponents. Igor Angulo tested the goalkeeper with a meek left-footed shot in the 18th minute which was saved easily. The Marina Machans soaked more pressure as the first half progressed, trying to catch the opposition on the counter. Nerijus Valskis came close to breaking the deadlock before the break but he was caug...
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ISL: SC East Bengal hold Chennaiyin FC to 2-2 draw | Football News – Times of India

VASCO: SC East Bengal denied Chennaiyin FC a chance to rise to third spot with a 2-2 draw in their Indian Super League (ISL) match here on Wednesday. The red and golds scored in injury time to deny three points to Chennaiyin. The Marina Machans raced to a 2-0 lead through goals from Hira Mondal (2nd minute, own goal) and Ninthoi (15th). Darren Sidoel (61st) pulled one back with a well-hit free-kick and the equaliser finally came through Lalrinliana Hnamte (90+1). Chennaiyin went into the lead after Suhail Pasha's header took a deflection from Hira Mondal and went inside the net for an own goal. The left-back's night became worse in the 15th minute after his individual error led to the second goal. Ninthoinganba Meetel made the interception on the right flank, made room for himself and s...
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ISL: Bengaluru FC register convincing 3-0 win over Chennaiyin FC | Football News – Times of India

BAMBOLIM: Udanta Singh scored a goal each on either side of half time to help Bengaluru FC register a convincing 3-0 win and crush Chennaiyin FC's hopes of going atop the table in the Indian Super League on Wednesday. Iman Basafa opened the floodgates for Bengaluru who were missing first-choice goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu with Lara Sharma filling in for the star shot-stopper. Basafa converted from the spot in the 12th minute before Udanta made it 2-0 in the 42nd minute. The pacy winger struck in the 52nd minute too to take the game away from Chennaiyin and ensure his side moved to sixth in the table with 17 points from 13 games. Chennaiyin remained fifth with 18 points from 13 matches, but a victory would have taken them at the top of the tree with Hyderabad FC having 20 points fro...
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ISL: Mumbai’s winless run continues with 1-1 draw against NorthEast United | Football News – Times of India

FATORDA: Defending champions Mumbai City FC could not snap their winless run as they were held to a 1-1 draw by NorthEast United FC in a Hero Indian Super League (ISL) match on Tuesday. Ahmed Jahouh helped the reigning champions take the lead from the spot in the 30th minute but a relentless NorthEast United kept piling on the pressure and finally got their reward through substitute Mohamed Irshad who struck in the 79th minute to ensure both sides shared the spoils. The result means Mumbai remained winless in their last six games, moving back to the top-four but only just with 18 points from 12 games, level on points with Chennaiyin FC who take on Bengaluru FC on Wednesday. NorthEast United remained at 10th place in the table, having 10 points from 14 games. For Mumbai, things got worse...
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Chennaiyin leapfrog to third place with 2-1 win over NorthEast United

Chennaiyin FC rode a second-half blitz to move to third position in the points table as they heaped more misery on NorthEast United FC with a 2-1 victory in the Indian Super League here on Saturday. Laldanmawia Ralte helped NorthEast United take the lead in the 35th minute before Ariel Borysiuk (52nd) and Vladimir Koman (58th) got Chennaiyin back in the game within a space of six minutes. The result meant Chennaiyin have now jumped to third place from seventh with 18 points from 12 matches while NorthEast United remain at the foot of the table having collected just nine points from 13 games. Chennaiyin started the game on the front foot, displaying some eye-catching passing football and keeping the rival defenders on their toes. .@ChennaiyinFC pipped @NEUtdFC to break into the 🔝 4 in...
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ISL: Odisha keep playoff hopes alive by beating NorthEast United | Football News – Times of India

Odisha FC dealt another blow on NorthEast United by winning their Indian Super League encounter at Fatorda Stadium 2-0 on Tuesday. After the cancellation of consecutive matches due to the Covid-19 outbreak among the teams, football was back with a bang as the Juggernauts started strongly under new coach Kino Garcia and claimed the three points on offer with two early strikes. Daniel Lalhlimpuia, who had not scored in three years, was on the scoresheet in the 17th minute when he was at the right place to direct in Aridai Suarez cross from the left of the box by getting past his marker Provat Lakra. With the depleted Highlanders still in shock of the opener, Odisha were on song just five minutes later. Javier Hernandez floated in a perfect ball to the far corner of the box and Aridai got ...
ISL: Kerala Blasters sweep aside Chennaiyin to breach top-four places
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ISL: Kerala Blasters sweep aside Chennaiyin to breach top-four places

Kerala Blasters FC recorded an impressive second consecutive win in their 2021-22 Indian Super League campaign after defeating Chennaiyin FC 3-0 on Wednesday. Jorge Pereyra Diaz (9th minute) gave KBFC the lead by scoring his third goal of the campaign prior to Sahal Abdul Samad (38th) doubling the advantage before half time. Adrian Luna (79th) then scored his first goal of the season to put the result beyond any doubt in the second half. Jorge Diaz sent his team into an early lead after a lofted through ball found the striker in ample space behind CFC’s backline. His right-footed shot towards the bottom left corner gave no chance to Vishal Kaith to make a save. Prabhsukhan Gill was called into action just before the half-hour mark and he made a brilliant right-handed save to keep aw...
ISL: Chennaiyin move to third in the table with 2-1 win over Odisha | Football News – Times of India
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ISL: Chennaiyin move to third in the table with 2-1 win over Odisha | Football News – Times of India

VASCO: Former champions Chennaiyin FC returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Odisha FC in the Indian Super League at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Saturday. Germanpreet Singh opened the scoring with his first-ever goal in the ISL. Mirlan Murzaev made it 2-0 in the second half with a brilliant strike from distance as the Božidar Bandovic-coached side moved to third in the points table, level on points with second-placed Jamshedpur FC and four off league leaders Mumbai City FC. Odisha succumbed to their second straight defeat and dropped a rung to fifth place with nine points from six matches. Chennaiyin have 11 points from six games. Javi Hernandez scored a superb goal but it wasn't enough in the end. Both teams looked to cancel each other out in the opening exchanges and it was ...
Chennaiyin move to third in the table with 2-1 win over Odisha
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Chennaiyin move to third in the table with 2-1 win over Odisha

Former champions Chennaiyin FC returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Odisha FC in the Indian Super League at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Saturday. Germanpreet Singh opened the scoring with his first-ever goal in the ISL. Mirlan Murzaev made it 2-0 in the second half with a brilliant strike from distance as the Bozidar Bandovic-coached side moved to third in the points table, level on points with second-placed Jamshedpur FC and four off league leaders Mumbai City FC. Odisha succumbed to their second straight defeat and dropped a rung to fifth place with nine points from six matches. Chennaiyin have 11 points from six games. Javi Hernandez scored a superb goal but it wasn’t enough in the end. .@javih89 ❤️ G⚽LAAZZOOOS! 😍#CFCOFC #HeroISL #LetsFootball @OdishaF...
ISL: Chennaiyin’s unbeaten run continues, plays out draw with ATK Mohun Bagan | Football News – Times of India
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ISL: Chennaiyin’s unbeaten run continues, plays out draw with ATK Mohun Bagan | Football News – Times of India

FATRODA: ATK Mohun Bagan settled for a 1-1 draw against unbeaten Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League match at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here on Saturday. Liston Colaco's 18th-minute strike was cancelled out by Vladimir Koman (45th) right before half-time. Chennaiyin are yet to face defeat as they are placed third on the table with 8 points. The Mariners continue to be outside the top four with 7 points. After creating a few chances in the opening moments, ATK Mohun Bagan finally got the breakthrough in the 18th minute. Colaco banged home albeit after the ball kissed the bar as Roy Krishna played a brilliant through ball to open the scoring. Earlier in the 16th minute, Ashutosh Mehta showed excellent skills and tried to create a chance from the right flank. CFC defenders i...
Chennaiyin’s unbeaten run continues, plays out draw with ATK MB
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Chennaiyin’s unbeaten run continues, plays out draw with ATK MB

ATK Mohun Bagan settled for a 1-1 draw against unbeaten Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League match at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here on Saturday. Liston Colaco’s 18th-minute strike was cancelled out by Vladimir Koman (45th) right before half-time. Chennaiyin are yet to face defeat as they are placed third on the table with 8 points. The Mariners continue to be outside the top four with 7 points. .@ChennaiyinFC captain @AnirudhThapa bags his first Hero of the Match award of this season! 💥 📽️ Watch the highlights of his solid performance against @atkmohunbaganfc #ATKMBCFC #HeroISL #LetsFootball pic.twitter.com/ere7Ei2gmT — Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) December 11, 2021 After creating a few chances in the opening moments, ATK Mohun Bagan finally got th...