Delhi deserving winners. Malouda the star with two goals and two assists. Chennaiyin quite simply didn’t turn up on the night. The Lions back to the top of the table. Good night from the capital.
90+4′ There goes the whistle. Delhi with the rout.
90+3′ Rai forces a save by Doblas easily done though.
90+2′Marcelinho’s shot saved by the keeper who also gathers the following corner.
90+1′ Into three added minutes.
90′ Lewis curs in from the right and Badji shoots over.
88′ Florent Malouda is the Man of the match tonight no doubt about that.
85′ This is a real thrashing for Chennai.
85′ GOALLL!! Malouda Scored one more. Wadoo with the back header has his keeper scrambling and off the corner Delhi make it four.
83′ Substitution Chennai Dudu off Riise on.
81′ Mulder’s shot sails well over.
79′ Delhi just keeping the ball and are playing within themselves.
77′ Cross into the box and Marcelinho’s header wide
76′ Dudu races into the box and goes down no penalty.
75′ Just to bring you upto speed Shouvik has gone in the book for an earlier incident.
72′ Mendy with another run into the attack third but gives the ball away and Delhi down the space he vacated. Marcelinho goes down in the box under a tackle no penalty.
70′ Dudu picks out Jeje with a nice pass and the forward should have scored. Doblas is on the way down but he can’t keep his shot down and blazes over
69′ Dudu’s pass and Mulder’s shot over.
68′ Jerry hits the ground Kim Kima comes in and swipes the ball on Jerry’s head in try to clear.
67′ Dudu’s free-kick easily cleared.
65′ Badji tees up Marcelinho but Mendy comes in with a covering tackle.
64′ Badji’s shot saved by the keeper. Two successive corners get cleared.
60′ Gadze has limped off Badji is on.
58′ Substitution Chennai as Uttam Rai comes on for Sahni.
58′ Gadze is down and getting some treatment.
57′ Mulder’s shot from outside the box blocked. Delhi counter with Marcelinho but Gadze’s shot is over.
54′ GOOOALLLL!!! Kean Lewis Scored for Delhi. Delhi attack again and Malouda picks out Lewis’ run into the box and he blasts in.
53′ Malouda with some silky skills turns his man in his own half finds Gadze who return the favour. The keeper produces the save.
52′ Mulder’s ball to Succi takes a deflection and goes for a corner. But, the referee blows for a foul and a free-kick.
50′ Tebar’s short corner is then clipped in but its way too deep and cleared.
48′ Baljit with the shot that whizzes past the far pos
47′ There has been a substitution for Chennai at halftime as Jeje has come on for Hanghal.
46′ We are back underway.
Eventful half of football. Delhi got their two goals with the press but were slack to allow Chennaiyin back in with Mendy’s striker. This one is in the mixer. Stay tuned.
45+5′ There goes the whistle for the break.
45+3′ Ball floated into the box and Dudu almost gets in for a second but Doblas gathers.
45+2′ Dudu the sandwich between Anas and Shouvik and gets booked too.
45+1′ Into two added minutes.
45′ Jerry fouls Marcelinho and Hanghal gores in the book for a talking to the referee.
44′ Mulder tries to pick out Succi but it evades him.
42′ Chennai’s corner Mulder’s weak shot.
41′ Malouda’s corner is catching practice for the keeper.
40′ Lewis forces a corner out of nothing.
39′ Mulder’s foul and the game’s first yellow card.
37′ GOOALLLL!!! Mendy Scored for Chennai. What did I just see. Mendy picks up the ball in his own half and just romps into the box shoots and scores. Wow
36′ Dudu’s ball in from the right cleared by Richa.
34′ Lewis with a first time ball in that’s just cleared.
31′ Augusto just rolls his ankle in a coming together with Gadze.
28′ Delhi’s high press is making it difficult for Chennai to do anything with the ball.
25′ That’s Florent Malouda’s first goal in the ISL.
25′ GOOALLL!! Malouda Scored his first ever #HeroISL Goal. Gadze forces another mistake from the Chennai back four wins the ball and picks out Malouda who passes it into the net.
23′ Dudu cuts in from the right but shoots wide.
21′ Malouda just slid the ball over the quadrant and into play. Baljit was alert and pounced on the loose ball.
20′ Mendy slips as Marcelinho’s strike earns a corner.
18′ That goal came a bit against the run of play. Chennaiyin need to ind their feet again.
16′ It was Hanghal who gave the ball away.
15′ GOOOALL!!! Delhi Scoreed . Chennai lose the ball in their own half. Malouda pounces and his shot is parried by Karanjit, but he can’t stop Gadze’s follow up.
13′ Augusto marauds forward and produces a shot which the keeper catches.
13′ Malouda swings it in but gets cleared.
12′ Gadze with a shot from distance earns a corner.
11′ Mulder with an attempted through ball. But, overhits in and Doblas collets.
9′ Still awaiting the first big chance of the game.
7′ Gadze flagged for offside as a Delhi attack is blunted.
6′ Mulder’s free-kick misses everyone and goes to the back post. Doblas catches as its headed back towards goal.
5′ That substitution means the game still has no pace yet.
4′ Sana is distraught his game is over. Forced substitution for Delhi
2′ The teams just feeling each other out.As Sana Singh as just gone down with a knock
1′ Kick Off
6:52 pm The teams are out we are already ready to go.
6:48 pm When these two teams met earlier in the season today’s hosts handed the champions a pasting on home soil with a 1-3 trouncing.
6:44 pm Line ups are out
Delhi Dynamos FC lineup: Antonio Doblas Santana(GK), Rubén González Rocha, Chinglensana Singh Konsham, Souvik Chakraborty, Anas Edathodika, Milan Singh, Marcos Tébar, Florent Malouda(C), Kean Lewis, Marcelo Leite Pereira, Richard Gadze.
Chennaiyin FC lineup: Karanjit Singh(GK), Bernard Mendy(C), Eli Sabiá, Mehrajuddin Wadoo, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Hans Mulder, Siam Hanghal, Raphael Augusto, Baljit Sahni, MacPherlin Dudu Omagbemi, Davide Succi.
6:40 pm This the battle of two Italians. Former teammates Gianluca Zambrotta and Marco Materazzi.
6:33 pm Hello and welcome from the capital’s awaharlal Nehru Stadium. We are here for the ISL game between Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin FC.
Pictures Via ISL Media