In their second match of the Indian Super League, Chennaiyin FC defeated Northeast United 2-1 to clinch 3 more points. This is Chennai's second consecutive win. On the other hand, Northeast, who entered the fray after 1 defeat and 1 draw, had to face defeat, and are now looking for victory. For Chennai, Lallianzuala Chhangte and skipper Anirudh Thapa scored while Suher Vadkkepidika scored the only goal for the northeast.
Northeast has prepared team attack and defence in the 4-3-3-1 format while Chennai has prepared the team attack and defence in the 4-2-3-1 format. Both the teams were seen playing a level playing game throughout the match. Chhangte tried to create some good opportunities for Chennai at the start of the match. Northeast captain Khassa Camara has been shown a yellow card in the 35th minute as he takes the ball from Chennai captain Anirudh Thapa. In the 38th minute, Patrick Flutman of Northeast United was also shown a yellow card which gave Chennai a free-kick. Chhangte put Golajo's shot in the goal post to give Chennai a 1-0 lead.
Shortly after the start of the second half, in the 50th minute, Suher Vadakkepedika, the famous Sharif's long pass, opened the account of NorthEast by putting it in the goalpost and the match has come to a 1-1 draw. After which Chennai have intensified their attack pace to win. In the 74th minute, Chennai captain Anirudh Thapa, through excellent control of Rahim Ali and Mirlan Murjayev, hit northeast defence into the goalpost to take Chennai 2-1. After which no goal could be scored and Chennai won the second match in match in a match in a match. With this win, Chennai has a total of 6 points and Chennai is now second in the table after Mohan Bagan. Northeast United, who finished third last season, is currently looking for their first win and are ranked 9th with 1 point through 1 draw.