Super Cup 2018: Two-time ISL champions ATK thwart I-League outfit Chennai City FC to qualify for main draw
Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) winners ATK crushed Chennai City FC 4-1 on Friday to qualify for the main draw of the Super Cup at the Kalinga Stadium
Bhubaneswar: Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) winners ATK crushed Chennai City FC 4-1 on Friday to qualify for the main draw of the Super Cup at the Kalinga Stadium.
Hitesh Sharma (43rd minute), Jose Branco (57th), Ashutosh Mehta (74th) and Robbie Keane (82nd) scored for the Kolkata-based side in the fourth and final qualifying game.
Jean Joachim had struck for I-League outfit Chennai after Hitesh's goal as the match had ended 1-1 till the half-time but ATK stepped up to hit three goals in the second half to run away comfortable winners.
ATK now move to the main draw of the tournament beginning on 31 March and will face FC Goa on 3 April.
Here is a look at what transpired in the ISL 2021-22 in the past few days.
ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC ride on Udanta Singh's brace to register convincing 3-0 win over Chennaiyin FC
Chennaiyin remained fifth having 18 points from 13 matches, but a victory would have taken them top of the tree with Hyderabad FC having 20 points from 12 outings.
Daniel Lalhlimpuia (17’) gave the Kalinga Warriors an early lead with his first goal of the season. Aridai Suarez (22’) extended the advantage five minutes later, being involved in both goals.