ISL, ATK Mohun Bagan vs Chennaiyin FC Updates: Hello and welcome to our coverage of ATK Mohun Bagan vs Chennaiyin FC Indian Super League match from Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata. The two teams will look to start their campaign on a high note as Chennaiyin FC who made massive changes to their side will enter the tournament with a lot of confidence after a good run in the Durand Cup, finishing as a quarterfinalist. Petar Sliskovic top-scored for the team, netting three, while skipper Anirudh Thapa was sensational, scoring two and assisting three, and holding together the midfield. Read More
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Goalkeeper Vishal Kaith’s indiscretion and a poor defensive organization during counter-attack cost ATK Mohun Bagan dearly as Chennaiyin FC rallied from a goal down to beat hosts 2-1 in the opening Indian Super League encounter between the two teams, here on Monday. It was Ghanaian forward Kwame Karikari, who came in as a substitute in the second half and turned the match on its head, by first equalising in the 64th minute and then setting up India international Rahim Ali for the winner in the 83rd minute.
This was after Manvir Singh’s powerful left-footer in the 27th minute gave the Mariners 1-0 lead. Another defeat with a poor second half show will now increase the pressure on Mohun Bagan’s coach Juan Ferrando, who is likely to get the boot anytime during the season as the team’s performance under him has been simply put – below par.
It’s full-time here at Salt Lake Stadium. Chennaiyin FC converted the crucial chances in the second half to upset ATK Mohun Bagan who had a dominating show in the first 45 minutes. ATKMB created more chances but they struggled to get the final pass right while Chennaiyin FC who struggled on many occasions rose to the occasion in the second half. ATKMB 1-2 CFC – FULL TIME
ATKMB are desperately trying to get an equalizer but Chennaiyin FC have just parked the bus at the back to earn crucial three points at Salt Lake Stadium. ATKMB 1-2 CFC – 89′
Rahim Ali gets the goal here out of nowhere here and Chennaiyin FC are ahead in the game now in the final minutes. It was a good pass from Karikari and Rahim didn’t make any mistake to net the goal with a clinical finish. It was lacklustre defending from ATKMB here which cost them big. ATKMB 1-2 CFC – 82′
Chennaiyin FC have wasted some possession with their poor long balls tonight. While ATKMB off the ball has been remarkable as they put the pressure on CFC to play some back passes and break the rhythm. ATKMB 1-1 CFC – 81′
ATK Mohun Bagan are once again searching for a goal desperately. Both teams have struggled to feed the target man here and they have to break the shackles for the striker to put another goal on the sheet. ATKMB 1-1 CFC – 73′
Julius Duker put a through ball for Kwame Karikari who touched the ball first ahead of Vishal Kaith, who charged out his line. He instead fouled Karikari and the referee gave a penalty, which Karikari converted with ease.
Chennaiyin FC manage to get an equalizer from the penalty spot. It was goalkeeper Vishal Kaith who himself committed a foul on Kwame Karikari to concede the penalty. Karikari didn’t find any difficulty to strike the goal from the spot as the match is even now. ATKMB 1-1 CFC – 63′
Chennaiyin FC are made some changes here as nothing is working for them at the moment. ATK Mohun Bagan have been controlling the game well. Meanwhile, ATKMB players are providing some spaces here but CFC players are not being able to exploit that. ATKMB 1-0 CFC – 58′
The play resumes after almost 10 minutes of stoppage due to technical problems with the light.
It is taking a bit longer than expected as the issue with the light has not been resolved yet. The referee is having a chat with the players of both teams here.
The play has stopped as some of the lights at the stadium have stopped working. The players looking stunned as this is supposed to be the premium domestic football tournament in India.
ATKMB got an early corner in the second half but they failed to convert anything from it. Channaiyin FC are looking for an equalizer but unable to find the target man with the final pass. ATKMB 1-0 CFC – 49′
One change for Chennaiyin as Prasanth Karuthadathkuni goes out and in comes Edwin Vanspaul.
Second Half Begins at Salt Lake Stadium
At half time, it is ATK MB who have been the dominant side and deservingly have the lead. Chennaiyin have been found lacking in defence and in the attack, they have to regroup themselves and enter the field with some new tactics to make a comeback in this game.
A solid show from ATK Mohun Bagan in the first half as they dominated the possession with over 60 per cent and Manvir Singh goal on the counter-attack put them ahead at Half Time. Chennaiyin FC have also created a few chances but they have failed to put the shot on target. ATKMB 1-0 CFC – HALF TIME
Chennaiyin FC have yet not put a shot on target so far while ATKMB are looking to double the lead. Asish Rai has been controlling the game quite well so far with his precise passing. ATKMB 1-0 CFC – 43′
Chennaiyin FC have responded well after conceding the opening goal. They are moving the ball in search of an equalizer now as ATKMB looked more calm and composed in the middle. ATKMB 1-0 CFC – 35′
With a complete overhaul of their foreign contingent and a reinforced Indian contingent, the team will look to improve on their Durand Cup campaign and look to carry forward the momentum into the new season.
This year’s ISL also marks the return of the fans to the stadiums with the league returning to its traditional home and away format after two seasons inside a bio-secure bubble.
Brdaric’s men spent most of their pre-season in Kolkata, exploiting the conditions. Although this will help the team adapt quickly, the head coach is aware of the challenges clubs like ATK Mohun Bagan can pose at their home.
“Having pre-season here was an added advantage. Yes, the preparation was pretty long and it allowed us enough time. ATK (Mohun Bagan) is a huge club. To play the first game against them is something special,” the 47-year-old Brdaric said.
Besides Duker, team’s foreign line-up consists of defenders Vafa Hakhamaneshi and Fallou Diagne, midfielder Nasser El Khayati, and Sliskovic and Kwame Karikari upfront in the attack.
The team is all geared up and will look to go out all guns blazing to secure their first ISL win against last season’s semifinalists, ATK Mohun Bagan. The Mariners have won two of their four meetings with Chennaiyin with two games ending in draws.
On what date will the ISL 2022-23 match between ATK Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC be played?
The ISL 2022-23 match between ATK Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC will take place on October 10, Monday.
Where will the ISL 2022-23 match ATK Mohun Bagan vs Chennaiyin FC be played?
The ISL match between ATK Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC will be played at Salt Lake Stadium.
What time will the ISL 2022-23 match ATK Mohun Bagan vs Chennaiyin FC begin?
The ISL match between ATK Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC will begin at 7:30 pm IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast ATK Mohun Bagan vs Chennaiyin FC ISL match?
ATK Mohun Bagan vs Chennaiyin FC ISL match will be televised on Star Sports Network in India.
How do I watch the live streaming of the ATK Mohun Bagan vs Chennaiyin FC ISL match?
ATK Mohun Bagan vs Chennaiyin FC ISL match will be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar.