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Bengaluru 0-0 Chennaiyin: The Blues hold the Marina Machans to a goalless draw

Bengaluru and Chennaiyin share the honours in a goalless draw...

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Bengaluru 0-0 Chennaiyin

Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin play out a goalless draw in an Indian Super League (ISL) clash on Friday at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa.

It was yet another frustrating night for the Marina Machans who despite having several chances to score could not find the back of the net.


84' Memo's free-kick hits the upright!


Memo unleashes a powerful free-kick from distance and it rattles the goal post and comes back! No luck for Chennaiyin.

77' Chhangte misses back to back chances!


The first sees Chhangte entering the ball from the left side finds himself in an easy position to shoot but he complicates the situation by trying to dribble past his marker and eventually misses the opportunity to score. In the second attempt, Isma finds Chhange with a backheel pass and the winger tries to place the ball through the far post but Gurpreet parties it away.

75' Fran scores but OFFSIDE!


Fran Gonzalez heads the ball into the net from Cleiton Silva's cross inside the box but the goal stands cancelled due to offside!

73' Bengaluru - Subsitution


Xisco Hernandez IN Parag Srivas OUT.

68' Poor touch from Isma!


Thoi curls in a cross from the right flank for Isma but the forward fails to control the ball due to a poor first touch and Paartalu manages to clear the ball.

61' Isma fails to convert a sitter!


Isma receives a defence-splitting pass from Lanzarote on the edge of the box. The forward receives the ball, enters the box but shoots right at Gurpreet.

60' Chennaiyin - Substitution


Thoi Singh IN Rahim Ali OUT.

59' Gurpreet stops Germanpreet's long ranger


Isma wins a ball and sets up for Germanpreet to shoot who takes a shot from near the box but Gurpreet comfortably stops the shot.

54' Cleiton's attempt goes above the crossbar


Cleiton Silva goes for goal from distance but the ball sails over the crossbar.

47' Lanzarote's free-kick hits the crossbar!


Manuel Lanzarote whips in a curling free-kick from the right flank which clips the crossbar and goes out of play. 

46' Chennaiyin - Substitution


Germanpreet Singh IN Anirudh Thapa OUT.



The second half gets underway.



It's all square after first 45 minutes of play. Stay tuned for more action in the second half.
Manuel Lanzarote, Suresh Wangjam, Bengaluru vs Chennaiyin

40' Chance for Chennaiyin!


Chhangte wins the ball away from Khabra and forwards a through ball for Lanzarote who instead of taking the shot himself tries to set up for Isma with a curling cross but Gurpreet manages to get his hand to the ball and it hits Ajith Kumar and goes out for a corner.

34' Sabia blocks Chhetri's shot


Khabra enters the box from the right and squares the ball in the middle for Chhetri who takes a shot but Eli Sabia makes a crucial block.

Cooling break!


Chennaiyin have more of ball possession and have created more chances after the first 30 minutes of the match.

End to end action


It has been an exciting start to the match as both sides look hungry for goals. Action on both ends of the pitch.

11' Chhangte's header straight to Gurpreet


Thapa receives the ball on the right flank and sends a first time cross inside the box and Chhangte attempts a header but the ball goes straight to Gurpreet.

5' Gurpreet stops Isma's attempt


Isma receives a pass near the centre circle and make a run down the middle before taking a shot from the edge of the box but Gurpreet comfortably stops. Rahim Ali attempts another shot on goal from the rebound ball but once again Gurpreet collects it.



Bengaluru get us underway.

Laszlo makes three changes


Three changes in the Chennaiyin lineup as Enes Sipovic, Anirudh Thapa and Manuel Lanzarote replace Deepak Tangri, Thoi Singh and Germanpreet Singh.

Two changes in Bengaluru lineup


Erik Paartalu and Parag Srivas replace Rahul Bheke and Leon Augustin in the Bengaluru lineup.

Bengaluru FC vs Chennaiyin FC


Hello and welcome to the LIVE Blog of today's Indian Super League clash between Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa.