Chennaiyin FC registered only their second win of the season with a well-deserved 2-1 victory over southern rivals Bengaluru FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on Saturday. It was Chennaiyin´s first triumph since their 4-2 win over FC Pune City back in November 6, 2018.
Jeje Lalpekhlua scored his first goal of the campaign to give Chennaiyin the lead on the 32nd minute.
Gregory Nelson doubled Chennaiyin´s advantage with a well-taken header on the 43rd minute.
Sunil Chhetri pulled a goal back for Bengaluru on the 57th minute.
Club Award – Chennaiyin FC
Swift Limitless Player of the Match – Gregory Nelson
DHL Winning Pass of the Match – Laldinliana Renthlei
ISL Emerging Player of the Match – Laldinliana Renthlei
Hero of the Match – Raphael Augusto
Full-time: Chennaiyin FC 2-1 Bengaluru FC
90+4: Yellow card Edmund Lalrindika
90+3: Yellow card Ajay Chhetri
90: Five minutes added on.
89: Substitution for Bengaluru FC, Harmanjot Singh Khabra OFF Ajay Chhetri IN
76: Substitution for Bengaluru FC, Erik Paartalu OFF Edmund Lalrindika IN
74: Yellow card Erik Paartalu
72: Substitution for Chennaiyin FC, Chekiyot Kizhakkeveettil Vineeth OFF Khangebam Thoi Singh IN
65: Yellow card Gregory Nelson
57: Goal! Sunil Chhetri scores for Bengaluru FC
54: Substitution for Bengaluru FC, Luis Manuel Villa Lopez OFF Kean Lewis IN
47: Yellow card Luis Manuel Villa Lopez
46: Second half kick-off
Half-time: Chennaiyin 2-0 Bengaluru
45: Two minutes added on.
42: Goal! Gregory Nelson scores for Chennai City FC
32: Goal! Jeje Lalpekhlua scores for Chennai City FC
19: Substitution for Chennaiyin FC, Zohmingliana Ralte OFF Anirudh Thapa IN