HYDERABAD. Hyderabad managed to snatch a draw against Chennaiyin with a late goal from B. Ogbeche scored in the (87′) after Chennaiyin got a lead with a goal from P. Sliskovic (57′).
The match was played at the GMC Balayogi Stadium stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Umesh Bora. The weather was haze. The temperature was pleasant around 20.2 degrees Celsius or 68.41 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 60%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Hyderabad was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Chennaiyin that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.
Hyderabad was more aggressive with 86 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 2 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Hyderabad to win the match.
Hyderabad shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Chennaiyin shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.
Hyderabad received 1 yellow card (Aaren D’Silva). Talking about the opposition, Chennaiyin received 1 yellow card (Samik Mitra).
After playing this match, Hyderabad will have 31 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Chennaiyin will have 15 points to stay in the 7th place.
Abdul Rabeeh A K
Edwin Sydney Vanspaul
Bartholomew Ogbeche (Penalty)
Chennaiyin will host ATK Mohun Bagan on the 21st of January with a 2-1 head to head stats in favor of ATK Mohun Bagan (2 draws).
Hyderabad: Formation and Lineups
Hyderabad adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Manuel Márquez Roca chose to play with the following team: Gurmeet Singh , Nikhil Poojary , Odei Onaindia , Nim Dorjee Tamang , Akash Mishra , Hitesh Sharma , Borja Herrera , Mohammad Yasir , Bartholomew Ogbeche , Rohit Danu and Javier Siverio .
Hyderabad made 5 changes: Hitesh Sharma for Sahil Tavora (46′), Rohit Danu for Abdul Rabeeh A K (63′), Borja Herrera for Joel Chianese (72′), Mohammed Yasir for Aaren D’Silva (72′) and Nikhil Poojary for Reagan Singh (82′).
Top player: Javier Siverio
Probably the most impressive player in Hyderabad was Javier Siverio.
His rating iswith 26 passes (42% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 18.
Chennaiyin: Formation and Lineups
Also Chennaiyin adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Thomas Brdarić played with: Samik Mitra , Ajith Kumar , Fallou Diagne , Vafa Hakhamaneshi , Aakash Sangwan , Yumkhaibam Jiteshwor Singh , Julius Düker , Ninthoinganba Meetei , Anirudh Thapa , Vincy Barretto and Petar Slišković .
Chennaiyin made 3 changes: Ninthoi Meetei for Prasanth K (77′), A. Thapa for Edwin Sydney Vanspaul (77′) and Petar Sliskovic for Kwame Karikari (84′).
Top player: Petar Slišković
The player who no doubt impressed Chennaiyin the most was Petar Slišković.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 25 passes (40% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 12 duels out of 16.