ISL 2020-21, Chennaiyin FC preview: Defence an area of concern as Csaba Laszlo’s new-look side eyes third title
Ahead of the 2020-21 ISL season, we take a look at Chennaiyin FC's prospects, and where they could end up.
A product of the AIFF Elite Academy, Germanpreet made his professional debut in January 2015 for Goan side Dempo SC in the I-League, followed by a stint at Minerva Punjab FC in the same competition.
ISL: Chennaiyin FC confirm participation of Anirudh Thapa, nine other Indian players for 2020-21 season
Anirudh Thapa, who joined the club as an 18-year-old in 2016, is currently on a multi-year contract and is set for his fifth campaign in the Chennaiyin jersey.
Last week, the AFC postponed all the Asian qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup to 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic, which has infected over two crore people across the globe.
Anirudh Thapa, Sandesh Jhingan good enough to play for international clubs, says India's assistant coach S Venkatesh
Jhingan is among the biggest names in Indian football at the moment, while 22-year-old Thapa has also impressed with his game, turning out for both his club Chennaiyin FC and the national team.
Chennaiyin FC midfielder Anirudh Thapa loves co-owner MS Dhoni's 'down to earth attitude', terms him as 'favourite cricketer'
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's manic following just keeps on increasing with India and Chennaiyin FC midfielder Anirudh Thapa being the latest to join the bandwagon of his awestruck fans.
Coronavirus pandemic: Indian midfielder Anirudh Thapa restricts off-season routine to yoga, stretching in wake of COVID-19
India footballer Anirudh Thapa's usual off-season routine involves a number of outdoor activities but the COVID-19 pandemic has forced him to do just yoga and stretching exercises at home.
ISL 2019-20: Dedication, ambition and Antonio Habas' tactical acumen lace ATK's glory of winning third title
Footballers thrive off the energy of match-going fans, but even playing to empty stands, ATK created a buzz, dismantling Chennaiyin FC’s dream of writing a fairytale conclusion for their impressive turnaround midway through the season.
ISL 2019-20: Javier Hernandez scores brace as ATK beat Chennaiyin FC to lift third league title in six years
Javier Hernandez (10th) and Edu Garcia (48th) put ATK in the driving seat but Nerijus Valskis (69th) reduced their advantage to set up a tense end to the contest. Hernandez scored another in injury time (90+4th) to confirm a record third title
ISL 2019-20 Final: ATK, Chennaiyin FC square off in battle of equals with hat-trick of titles in sight
Before ATK vs Chennaiyin FC ISL final, here's the preview for the match with head-to-head record, probable line-ups and list of players to watch out for
ISL 2019-20: Chennaiyin FC within touching distance of final after putting four past FC Goa in rampant second-half display
After a goalless first half, goals from Lucian Goian, Anirudh Thapa, Eli Sabia and Lallianzuala Chhangte delivered the goods for Chennaiyin and secured a crucial lead ahead of the second leg fixture away from home
ISL 2020 playoffs, Match Highlights, Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa: Chennai win first-leg to secure sizeable lead over Goa
Get all the latest updates as Firstpost.com covers the first-leg of the play-off tie between Chennaiyin FC and FC Goa!
ISL 2019-20: 'Indian football has potential, needs to be nurtured with proper resources,' says Chennaiyin FC star Andre Schembri
33-year old forward Andre Schembri, who has become a household name among the football fans in Chennai since he signed with the two-time ISL champions, said he was enjoying being part of the league, adding it was a great experience
India midfielder Anirudh Thapa says he won't trade his goal in 2019 Asia Cup match against Thailand for Kohinoor diamond
Last year on this day, India kicked off their campaign in the continental tournament with a 4-1 drubbing of Thailand, and also getting into the scoresheet was Thapa
ISL 2019-20, HIGHLIGHTS, Chennaiyin FC vs Odisha FC: John Gregory's Chennai held at home in thrilling draw
Click here to follow all the live action from the Indian Super League match between Chennaiyin FC and Odisha FC
ISL 2019-20: Chennaiyin should look to cut losses and part ways with coach John Gregory as torrid run of results worsen
Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory still remains a much-beloved figure among the Chennaiyin faithful but another dreadful season could see the fans turn against him
Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC will seek their first win of the season when they renew rivalries in the Indian Super League (ISL) on Sunday
Indian Super League 2019-20 Highlights, Chennaiyin FC vs ATK: ATK beat Chennaiyin by solitary goal to go top of standings
Click here to follow all the live action and check out the score of the Indian Super League 2019-20 match between Chennaiyin FC and ATK.
The ISL runners-up, FC Goa, were a step ahead of their opponents in all areas of the field and were the better team overall.
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Lallianzuala Chhangte says coach Igor Stimac is making sure 'no one gets a place for free'
Chhangte said holding a strong Qatar to a draw in a recent World Cup qualifier and earning a point was memorable.