Bambolim: Chennaiyin FC pulled off a difficult fought 1-0 win over Hyderabad FC of their opening fit of the Indian Tremendous League right here on Tuesday.
Vlagyimir Koman (66th minute) scored from the spot to present Chennaiyin a the most important lead, ultimately sealing all 3 issues as Hyderabad have been left to rue their wastefulness in entrance of objective, particularly within the first part.
Hyderabad, whose reasonable age of the Indian gamers within the lineup was once simply 24, was once dealt a significant blow early on with Halicharan Narzary limping off in below 10 mins.
A penalty from Vladimir Koman was once sufficient to get @ChennaiyinFC all 3 issues! _
— Indian Tremendous League (@IndSuperLeague) November 23, 2021
That didn’t deter their unravel to stamp their affect as former ATK Mohun Bagan guy Edu Garcia’s shot was once cleared away in a rush however Bartholomew Ogbeche may just no longer observe via.
Chennaiyin had goalkeeper Vishal Kaith to thank for preserving the previous champions within the sport. The Himachal Pradesh-born was once examined a couple of instances however he emerged unscathed.
Hyderabad have been if truth be told wasteful within the alternatives the brittle Chennaiyin defence gave them. Ogbeche ignored greater than to hand probabilities however replace Nikhil Poojary’s work-rate close to the field handiest won him new admirers.
Kyrgyz playmaker Mirlan Murzaev nearly gave Chennaiyin a glimmer of hope past due within the first part, however his header went off-target from a darting move in via Reagan Singh.
Chennaiyin carried over the momentum submit the destroy. Mirlan Murzaev and Lallianzuala Chhangte proved arduous to comprise.
Chhangte arguably had the most efficient probability of the night time when he beat Akash Mishra at the run, reduce in and shot arduous, handiest to be tipped off via Kaith.
New captain Anirudh Thapa then made it depend for his aspect successful a penalty as he was once introduced down via Hitesh Sharma within the field.
Former AS Monaco guy Vlagyimir Koman stepped as much as ship an impressive piledriver that gave goalkeeper Laxmikant Kattimani no probability, breaking the impasse with little over 20 mins to play.
Chennaiyin led towards the run of play, leaving Manolo Marquez to make 4 adjustments at a move. Joel Chianese, Javi Siverio, Sahil Tavora and younger striker Rohit Danu have been presented within the 77th minute.
On the other hand, there wasn’t to be any other objective within the sport.