Full Time: NorthEast United FC 0-1 Chennaiyin FC
Not their night for the hosts. Just not enough in the final third. Succi's strike though worthy of winning any game. NorthEast keep their place at the top for now but Mumbai could leapfrog them tomorrow. Chennai climb to 4th. We will be live tomorrow Mumbai as they host Goa. Goodnight from Guwahati.
90+3' There goes the final whistle. Massive three points for Chennai.
BOOM SUCCI WITH THUNDER STRIKE
90+2' Mulder with a shot across the box but no one makes the back post run for a tap in.
90+1' Yusa with his best set-piece tonight. Straight to Alfaro on the back post who jumps highest but can't keep it down.
90' Mendy fouls Alfaro free-kick.
88' Substitution Chennaiyin Sahni off Rane on.
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85' Cullen with a free header saved by Karanjit who tips wide.
84' Yusa's free-kick is poor and cleared by Mendy
83' Jerry goes in the book for a foul on Yusa.
81' Yusa with a cross in its too deep though.
80' Italians are great front runners and the Chennaiyin manager Materazzi is playing every pass from the touchline.'
79' Agusto fouled as Alfaro cuts a frustrated figure.'
78' Substitution NEUFC-Romaric Off Cullen On.
77' Four successive corners for North East Karanjit punches out three of them. After the fourth is cleared Chennai .Counter but Zokora clears
74' Coluso with a foul on Romaric as Succi comes off and Dudu comes on.
73' Coluso with one from distance that bounces awkwardly and skips right in front of Paul. Nearly catches him out.
70' Passi goes down on the left edge of the box the referee waves play on. No foul.
68' Romaric's header but he can;t get it over the keeper who catches.
67' Ball to Alfaro in the box and Mendy takes it right off his toes before he can shoot. Some great football here. The corner was too deep.
65' Romaric with a low free-kick towards Alfaro gets cleared as another altercation ensues between the players.
63' Substitution for NEUFC Ghosh Off Passi On.
62' Cross from the left for the hosts and as Alfaro shapes for what would have been a tap in Jerry comes in with a heroic tackle.
61' Mulder with an aimless ball forward from a good position straight at the keeper.
60' Coluso with the free-kick over.
59' Priori gets a yellow but he seemed to miss the ball and the player just ran into him. Funny one that.
57' Romaric tries to curl one over the wall but it goes wide of the far post.
56' Romaric fouled. Free-kick to the host.
54' The hosts just try to get back into the game after that goal.
51' It was a hopeful ball towards the edge of the box and the Itallian unleashes a thunderous strike with perfect technique. Wow.
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49' GOOOALLL!! David Succi with a thunderous volley out of nowhere. Guwahati silenced.
46' Welcome back. We are underway in the second half.
45+2' There goes the whistle for the break. Interest half. Chennai with the better of the chances. Paul denying them on a couple of occasions. The hosts with plenty of endeavor. But, the final ball has been a lacking. Back after a snack and a drink.
45+1' We are into two minutes of added time.
45' Mulder's shot deflects for a corner. Mendy with a overhead but over.
42' Coluso with a cross from the keft turns into a shot and is tipped over for a corner. Nothing comes off the set piece.
Ball Possession: NEUFC 54%-46% Chennai
37' Wadoo with a cross from the right towards Succi. Cleared off his head. Augusto clips it back in but there's no one there.
35' Alfaro goes down after a knee in the back by Mendy and word are exchanged between Mendy and Zokora
31' Three successive corners for the hosts. Lazaretti's header of the last one goes wide.
29' Free-kick driven by Riise. It sverves and moves awkwardly. Paul somehow parries but straight back into play and Mulder messes the header off the rebounfd.
27' Foul by Zokora. Free-kick Chennai.
25' The game has just quietened down a bit after a lively start.
23' Chennai free-kick off the wall hooked back in and cleared by Katsumi.
21' Succi and Zokora at the centre of a feud as the Ivory Coast man goes in hard on the striker.
19' Ball in the box by Borges and a bit of a coming together in the box Alfaro goes down. No penalty.
16' Big chance for Chennai. Ping ball in the box before Succi's shot which is straight at Paul.
12' There's a nice intensity about the game. Both sides feeling each other out.
11' Attempted shot Jeje. Blocked by Zokora.
10' Romaric's shot from distance is wide.
8' Ball in the box for the hosts well cleared
7' NEUFC doing the pressing . Chennai sitting back.
5' Zokora with a long ball to Borges. Just over hit but Borges for a throw-in.
4' Katsumi Yusa looks to turn past his man but Maurizio Peluso bluntly shoves him away. That is a clear foul and the referee stops the play. He is lucky it is still early in the game or that could easily have been a yellow card offense.
1' We have kick-off here in Guwahati.
Chennaiyin FC lineup
Karanjit Singh(GK), Bernard Mendy(C), Eli Sabiá, Mehrajuddin Wadoo, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Hans Mulder, Siam Hanghal, Raphael Augusto, Baljit Sahni, Davide Succi, Maurizio Peluso.
NorthEast United FC lineup
Subrata Paul(GK), Nirmal Chettri, Gustavo Lazzaretti, Shouvik Ghosh, Didier Zokora(C), Koffi Christian N'dri, Emiliano Alfaro, Katsumi Yusa, Rowllin Borges, Holicharan Narzary, Nicolas Leandro Velez.
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Welcome from the IGA . I am your host Ashish Negi and this is Khel Now's live commentary of the game between NorthEast United FC and Chennaiyin FC in the Indian Super League.
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Published: Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:37 PM IST