Hyderabad FC demolishes Chennaiyin FC’s chances of creating it to the play-offs, with a thumping 4-1 win in an Indian Super League encounter at the GMC Stadium (Bambolim, Goa) on Monday.
Known for its quality Indian players, it had been a brace by Halicharan Narzary that just about sealed the fate of Chennaiyin.
The victory also halted Hyderabad’s three straight defeats and it deserves every accolade that comes its way because it completely dominated the competition . Hyderabad jumped two places to sixth position because it took its tally to 12 points from nine matches. Chennaiyin climbed down an area from eighth.
Hyderabad scored two goals during a matter of jiffy within the last half when Chennaiyin was struggling to urge a foot-hold. the primary was a present to Hyderabad. A confusion between defender Eli Sabia and ‘keeper Vishal Kaith. A chip by Aridane Santana saw Vishal leap out of the box.
A poor clearance by the Brazilian hit the rear of Joel Chianese and because it moved towards the goal, the Australian quietly pushed the ball into to internet . Halicharan drilled one into the post with a strong strike after Santana’s strike rebounded after an exquisite piece of labor from keeper Vishal.
Anirudh Thapa provided a faint ray of hope for Chennaiyin when he scored off an error by Hyderabad ‘keeper Laxmikant Kattimani. Mohammad Yasir, who did an excellent add the midfield, gave the assist to Joao Victor whose powerful strike from the highest of the box gave little chance to Vishal. Halicharan scored his second goal with a swift run from the midfield after receiving the pass from Santana.
Earlier, it had been Hyderabad that stamped its authority in no uncertain terms within the half , too.
The result: Chennaiyin FC 1 (Thapa 67) lost to Hyderabad 4 (Halicharan 53 & 79, Joel 50, Victor 74).
Tuesday’s match: Bengaluru FC vs Mumbai City FC, 7.30 p.m