Panaji: Chennaiyin FC's 's first match in this season's Indian Super League (ISL) on Sunday may have ended in a goalless draw, but the team clash against Odisha FC at the GMC Stadium on Wednesday wasn't short of goals. After struggling for goals all season, Csaba Laszlo's men turned on the style against Odisha, scoring two in the opening quarter of the game. After this victory, Chennaiyin FC coach Csaba Laszlo said that he is now looking to gain crucial three points from the upcoming match against SC East Bengal.
In a post-match conference, Laszlo said, "I have pressure. I have headaches for which I take tablets. But about the rest of the teams, I do not think about it, I am thinking about East Bengal. The second half against Odisha was heavier and dirtier but we managed it. We had luck in some situations but we deserved this result." The coach was also happy to see Isma responding to his call after the coach had demanded more from the forward. The striker started the game against Odisha and scored twice in the first half.
Laszlo's team is currently placed at fifth place in the ISL points table with 14 points from 11 matches. The side will next lock horns with East Bengal on Monday.