ISL 2017: FC Pune City results in pre-season

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FC Pune City stayed back in India unlike the other ISL teams for their pre-season and took on a bunch of I-League and ISL teams...

FC Pune City stayed back in India to prepare for the 2017-18 edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). 

New coach Ranko Popovic was roped in after differences arose between former manager Antonio Habas and the club management. Popovic’s side has conducted their pre-season training in the city of Pune.

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Chennaiyin FC in Thailand
Match No. Date Opponent Score Result
1 16/10/2017 Chanmari FC  5-0 Win
2 30/10/2017 East Bengal 2-1 Win
3 6/11/2017 Mohun Bagan 4-1 Win
4 12/11/2017 Chennaiyin FC 2-2 Draw


The Stallions so far have played four pre-season games, of which they've won three and drawn one.

In their latest pre-season encounter, they took on fellow ISL rivals Chennaiyin FC in a closed-doors match and were held to a 2-2 draw. Marcelinho scored for the hosts first after which Bodo equalised for Chennaiyin. Gurtej's own goal would put the visitors in the lead for a period of time before Diego Carlos' equaliser.

The Pune-based outfit kick off their tournament against the Delhi Dynamos at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium, Pune on November 22.

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