Chennaiyin FC hold Kerala Blasters to 1-1 draw in Indian Super League clash

By: | Published: November 1, 2015 9:27 AM

Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters played out a 1-1 draw in their Indian Super League clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Saturday.

Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters played out a 1-1 draw in their Indian Super League clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Saturday.

Brazilian professional Elano Blumer put the tourists ahead with a clinical spot-kick in the 34th minute, but a rejuvenated Blasters came back strongly in the second half as they restored parity through Chris Dagnall’s equaliser 15 seconds after the break.

Although Blasters had a golden chance to secure the lead when they won a penalty in the 52nd minute, Chennaiyin goalkeeper Karanjit Singh made a brilliant save by thwarting Josu Prieto’s low attempt.

With the result, Chennaiyin are fifth while Blasters are languishing down at eighth in the points table.

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