Chennaiyin FC’s aspirations of breaking into the highest-4 went up in smoke as they have been held by Hyderabad FC in a tense sport that resulted in a 1-1 stalemate.
Chennaiyin went forward by Mohd Sajid Dhot within the thirteenth minute however couldn’t maintain on to their slender lead until halftime as Javier Siverio (forty fifth) continued his scoring spree with a aim on the cusp of halftime. There have been no objectives within the second interval as Debjit Majumder made a string of saves in Chennaiyin aim and the house facet put stress in six minutes of added time for the winner however ultimately, it ended all sq..
Hyderabad missed talisman Bartholomew Ogbeche, missing tooth upfront because the league’s prime-scorer served his suspension after selecting up 4 yellow playing cards. The consequence means Hyderabad moved third within the desk with 17 points from 11 video games whereas Chennaiyin remained sixth having 15 points from 11 matches.
Chennaiyin nosed forward early by an unlikely supply when younger defender Mohd Sajid Dhot headed in Anirudh Thapa’s inch-good free-kick leaving Laxmikant Kattimani with no likelihood.
Stung by the early aim, Hyderabad obtained their act collectively and began bossing possession, additionally creating probabilities within the closing third. The trade paid off simply earlier than halftime as Siverio atoned for his miss only a minute earlier than with a peaceful and composed end after Asish Rai despatched in a pleasant cross contained in the field for Siviero to leap highest and head the ball in previous Debjit Majumder.
Just after the restart, Debjit was pressured into making two essential saves to disclaim Siverio and Edu Garcia. Both groups made a flurry of probabilities to get that aim however clear-reduce probabilities have been few and much between earlier than Ninthoinganba Meetel’s thunderbolt of a shot ricocheted off the bar and his rebound was a meek one.
Chennaiyin upped the ante within the latter levels of the second half with the introduction of Rahim Ali injecting tempo. But ultimately, Hyderabad held agency to eke out some extent.