Chennaiyin FC coach Marco Materazzi said that conceding soft goals was the reason for their team's 2-3 defeat against defending champions Atletico de Kolkata in the opening game of the Indian Super League, here today.
Strong title contender Chennaiyin FC would be hoping to cash in on home advantage when they take on defending champions Atletico de Kolkata in the inaugural match of the second season of Hero Indian Super League, here on Saturday.
Chennaiyin FC head coach Marco Materazzi on Sunday expressed confidence that his side can win the title in the second edition of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament starting here on October 3.
The tickets of the Indian Super League's (ISL) opening match between hosts Chennaiyin FC and defending champions Atletico de Kolkata on October 3 are priced at a minimum of Rs.150 and shoot up to as high as Rs.2,500, a statement from the franchise said on Wednesday.
Kerala Blasters FC defeated Chennaiyin FC 4-3 on aggregate in the first semi-final play-off to enter the final of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) football competition at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Tuesday.
Chennaiyin FC coach-cum-player Marco Materazzi today said his side can still qualify for the final of Hero Indian Super League football tournament though he conceded the difficult task ahead when his team takes on Kerala Blasters in the second leg of semifinals here tomorrow.
Heading into their last preliminary match of the Indian Super League football tournament, here on Monday, Chennaiyin FC coach cum marquee player Marco Materazzi said that the pressure will be on fourth-placed Delhi Dynamos and not on the table-toppers.
Admitting that he was indeed "embarrassed" after his heated argument near touchline with Chennaiyin coach Marco Materazzi, Mumbai City FC coach Peter Reid said that the World cup winning Italian defender is "too big to argue with".