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The two-time title lifters Chennaiyin FC played out a goalless draw against an equally strong squad of Mumbai City FC in the eighth match of Indian Super League season six on Sunday. Despite several golden opportunities received by both the teams in the nail-biting encounter, none of them came out with a goal at the end. The entire crowd of Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium kept chanting for their home side Chennaiyin FC in the neck-to-neck tussle against Mumbai boys. But unfortunately, the hosts were not able to find the target and the score remained 0-0 in the end.

At the beginning of the game, hosts could easily started with a lead in just 30 seconds of starting as Rafael Crivellaro tried to fire a powerful shot at the goalpost. But his strike was comfortably blocked by Mumbai City goalkeeper Amrinder. The Chennaiyin FC squad then got another chance to mark an opener at the 11th minute as the Brazilian midfielder Crivellaro unleashed one more vicious shot against Mumbai’s strong defence. But that was too saved by star opponent goalie Amrinder. As a result first half ended with a 0-0 scoreline.

In the second half also, the optimistic hosts kept testing the Mumbai City squad with their powerful shots. But it looked like the visitors were in no mood to give any point to the home team. Though Mumbai City FC was reduced to 10 men in dying minutes of the game as their attacking midfielder Souvik Chakrabarti walked off the field due to injury. But that didn’t affect much the Mumbai squad as they kept the scores on the same level. At last, referee blew the whistle and Chennaiyin FC secured the first draw of ISL 2019.

Here’s see the interesting match highlights of the worth-watching battle between the hosting team Chennaiyin FC and strong opponents Mumbai City FC at Indian Super League 2019-20:

After this unexpected goalless draw against Chennaiyin squad, Mumbai lads reached to the second spot of current Indian Super League Standings along with four points in account. While on the other side, former champions Chennaiyin FC moved down to the eighth position in recent league standings with only one point in account.

Mumbai City FC will next take on powerful opponents Odisha FC on October 31st at the home ground of Mumbai Football Arena. While Chennaiyin FC will next face another two-time ISL title champions ATK at the home ground of Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 30th.