Helder Postiga justified his tag of marquee player by netting a brace, as Atletico de Kolkata began their title defence with a 3-2 victory over Chennaiyin FC.
Players of both the teams in action during the season opener.
Atletico de Kolkata's marquee player Helder Postiga scored in the 13th and 70th minute against Chennai.
Jeje Lalpekhlua celebrates after netting the first goal for Chennai.
Harmanjot Singh Khabra of Chennaiyin FC (L) in action during match.
Chennaiyin FC's marquee player Elano Blumer(R) and Jeje Lalpekhlua celebrate after scoring against Atletico de Kolkata.
Chennaiyan FC goalkeeper Apoula Ed ofima Edel Bete tries to collect a ball during the match.
Only bad news for Kolkata was that their man-of-the-match Postiga being stretched off.