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"This was a very important one point"- Chennaiyin FC coach Csaba Laszlo after draw with Mumbai City

Published on: 26 January 2021

Chennaiyin FC ascended to the fifth spot in the points table after sharing spoils with Mumbai City FC in their 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) encounter.

The match ended in a 1-1 draw with Esmael Goncalves scoring the equalizer after Bartholomew Ogbeche gave the opposition the lead.

Ahmed Jahouh conceded a cheap penalty in the 76th minute by bringing down Chennaiyin FC's Jakub Sylvestyr. And, Esmael Goncalves made no mistake in converting his penalty.

Speaking to the media after the match, Chennaiyin FC coach Csaba Laszlo said:

Chennaiyin FC pressed high in the midfield to win balls and create chances. The combination of Jerry Lalrinzuala and Lallianzuala Chhangte in the left flank and, Reagan Singh and Thoi Singh in the right flank also troubled the opposition.

When asked about their new tactics to create opportunities, the Chennaiyin FC gaffer replied:

Chennaiyin FC forayed forward with more zeal after scoring the equalizer and looked threatening to score another goal. However, the team scuffed their lines in the final third.

Chennaiyin FC's striker Jakub Sylvestyr once again failed to score a goal.

It has been ten games since the last time the Slovakian found the back of the net.


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