ISL: Chennaiyin FC beat FC Goa 3-0 to enter final

by Mid-day


Chennaiyin FC's Jeje Lalpekhlua (12) celebrate with team mates after beating FC Goa in the ISL Semi-final2 - 2nd LEG match at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday. Jeje scored 2 goal in this match. Pic/PTI

Chennaiyin FC outplayed FC Goa 3-0 with a dominant performance in the second leg of the Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final to advance to the final against Bengaluru FC on 4-1 aggregate here yesterday.

Jeje Lalpheklua, who struck twice, was the star of the match as he scored in the 26th and 90th minutes to guide CFC into its second ISL final. The Chennai side had won the title in 2015. Dhanapal Ganesh netted a superb header in the 29th minute to put the team 2-0 ahead at the Nehru Stadium. Chennaiyin now face Bengaluru FC at the grand finale on March 17 at Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore.

Bengaluru FC had beaten FC Pune City on 3-1 aggregate in the other double leg semi-finals.

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