Chennaiyin FC is all set to confront with Mumbai City FC in 22nd match of ongoing Hero Indian Super League 2017-18. The soccer match is going to be played on 10th December 2017 at Mumbai Football Arena, which is situated in Mumbai. According to the Indian Standard Time, the game is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM.
In the history of ISL, Mumbai’s football club has played five head-to-head matches against Chennaiyin FC. Winning four matches, Chennaiyin FC claimed most number of victories. Mumbai’s team managed to win only one game against Chennai’s team and finished one game with equal scores against the same opponent.
Owned by Bimal Parekh, Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor and Wilhelm Kayque G. Saldanha, Mumbai’s football team exhibited consistent progress in its performance in all editions of ISL. Under training of Peter Reid and Nicolas Anelka, the FC could not succeed in grabbing top rank in the points table of first two seasons of Hero Indian Super League.
Under the guidance of new head coach Diego Forlán, Mumbai football team’s performance improved surprisingly in the third season of ISL. Mumbai City FC managed to seal the top spot in ISL 2016 standings. However, the team failed to reach into the final match in 3rd edition of the league.
Owned by famous Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, Vita Dani, Chennai’s football club maintained an excellent track record by showcasing admirable performances in all seasons of Indian Super League. Under the guidance of coach Marco Materazzi, the soccer team won the title for the first time in 2015. Chennai’s team defeated FC Goa in the final game to win the championship in 2nd season of ISL.
Bagging victories in maximum number of matches in initial two leagues, Chennai’s football club succeeded in acquiring strong positions in the list of top four contenders in ISL point table. With steady drop in the performances, the team’s rank declined to bottom zone in ISL 2016 points table.
In first season of ISL, Channaiyin FC achieved first rank in the point table by winning six matches. Mumbai City FC bagged 7th rank by sealing victories in four games. Chennai’s team lost 3 matches while Mumbai’s team faced defeats in 6 games. Chennaiyin FC and Mumbai City FC earned 23 and 16 points, respectively.
In 2nd edition of Hero Indian Super League, Mumbai City FC won four matches. On other hand, Chennaiyin FC sealed victories in 7 matches. Mumbai’s football club faced defeats in six games while Chennai’s team lost 6 matches. With 16 points, FC Pune City acquired sixth rank in ISL standings. Earning 22 points, Chennaiyin FC bagged third position in the same table.
In ISL season 3, performance of Chennai’s team wasn’t up to the mark in some matches. On other side, Mumbai City FC managed to perform well in the league stage matches. Mumbai’s football club earned 23 points from 6 victories and secured first rank in points table while Channaiyin FC attained seventh place in the same chart by earning 15 points.
Analysis of the statistical information of both teams illustrates that the teams faced ups and downs in their performances in all seasons of ISL tournament. It will be very entertaining and interesting to watch how potentially they perform in twenty second match of Hero Indian Super League.