Fifteenth match of ongoing Indian Super League is about to be played between FC Pune City and Chennaiyin FC on 3rd December 2017 at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex stadium, which is situated in Pune. According to Indian Standard Time, the soccer match is scheduled to commence at 5:30 PM.
Chennaiyin FC and FC Pune City have faced each other in 6 head to head matches. Chennai’s team has been the dominant team in those confrontations as it won four matches. Finishing two games with equal scores, FC Pune City didn’t manage to defeat Chennai’s football club in any ISL match.
Owned by Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, Vita Dani and Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Chennai’s football team maintained an appreciable track record by exhibiting excellent performances in all seasons of Indian Super League. Under coach Marco Materazzi, the soccer club won the championship for the first time in 2015. Chennaiyin FC beat Goa’s team in the final match to lift the title in 2nd edition of ISL.
Acquiring victories in maximum number of games in first two leagues, Chennai’s soccer club succeeded in attaining strong positions in the list of top four competitors in ISL points table. With gradual drop in the performances, the team’s rank declined to bottom place in ISL 2016 standings.
FC Pune City never reached into the final match in any season of ISL as it did not manage to conquer the required number of matches in the league stage. The team lost maximum number of matches in every season of ISL. More defeats in the football tournament reduced FC Pune City’s chances to qualify for the semi-final leg.
Former Costa Rican retired footballer Alexandre Guimarães has been appointed as the new football manager of team FC Pune City for the forthcoming season of Hero ISL. Under his training and mentorship, Pune’s soccer team is expected to perform more progressively in the fourth edition of Hero Indian Super League.
Owned by Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, Rajesh Wadhawan Group and Italian football club ACF Fiorentina, FC Pune City never performed well in all three seasons of Hero ISL. The team failed to secure good rank in top four teams in the ISL point table. FC Pune City remained at the bottom positions in the standings in all seasons of Indian Super League.
In 1st edition of Indian Super League, Channaiyin FC grabbed first rank in the point table by winning 6 matches. FC Pune City bagged 6th position by clinching victories in 4 games. Chennai’s team lost three matches while Pune’s team faced defeats in six games. Chennaiyin FC and FC Pune City earned 23 and 16 points, respectively.
In 2nd season of ISL, FC Pune City won 4 matches. On other hand, Chennaiyin FC registered victories in seven matches. Pune’s football club faced defeats in 7 games while Chennai’s team lost six matches. With 15 points, FC Pune City secured 7th rank in ISL standings. Earning 22 points, Chennaiyin FC bagged 3rd position in the same table.
In ISL 2016, performance of Chennai’s team wasn’t up to the mark in some matches. On other side, FC Pune City too failed to perform well in the league stage matches. FC Pune earned 16 points from 4 victories and achieved 6th position in points table while Channaiyin FC secured seventh rank in the same chart by earning 15 points.