World news – ISL 2020-21: Chennaiyin FC wants to spoil the party for playoff candidate NorthEast United FC – Sports News, Firstpost


NorthEast United FC have been unbeaten in their last six games under manager Khalid Jamil.

NorthEast United FC are unbeaten in six games. Image: @NEUtdFC

Bambolim: Chennaiyin FC, whose play-off chances are already over, are expected to end their season at a peak when they face NorthEast United FC in their Indian Super League game on Thursday at GMC Stadium.

Last season’s semi-finalists had big problems because they didn’t score enough goals. They had 183 chances and tried 234 shots (the second most of all teams) but only scored 13 this season.

« We have two games to go and this is not just about playoffs, but good ones too Results. We will do everything we can to win in these two games, « said coach Csaba Laszlo.

His team had the lowest target conversion rate of 5.55, which shows how wasteful they were on offense . Laszlo gave an honest summary of his team’s campaign.

« Every team has ups and downs and not every season is perfect. I think we’ve had a lot of good things this season. But it wasn’t so fantastic and not so positive , especially on the offensive. « 

 » It’s going to be a tough game (Northeast). They have made good recruits, especially the foreigners. And in this game we see if we get the opportunity or not, but our goal is it is to win this game. Our focus is on playing successfully.  » Soccer and scoring goals. We play like we did against Goa and that’s our goal, « said Laszlo, whose side have not won in the last seven games.

Meanwhile, NorthEast United are unbeaten in the last six games under coach Khalid Jamil and have the Watching the playoffs.

Since Khalid Jamil was charged, a lot of positive things have happened for Northeast.

They won four and tied two in the top 4. The goal has not yet been achieved since four teams are still fighting for the last two play-offs.

« We just have to control them, dictate the game and not give them time with the ball or space to work.

 » We have to be calm and relaxed and focus on our game. At the same time we have to show aggression and play with intensity and 100 percent effort to win the game, « he said.

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Jamshedpur didn’t score a single shot on goal compared to Chennaiyin’s four, but still ended up on the winning side. The result put Owen Coyle’s team in sixth place, while Chennaiyin stayed in eighth place.

If Chennaiyin loses to Goa FC, it will be a curtain for the two-time champion. Even if they win, qualifying for play-offs depends on several permutations that work in their favor.

Both teams have collected 21 points after 14 games, with the fifth NEUFC just below their opponents.

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