East Bengal vs Chennaiyin FC Highlights, EBFC 1-0 CFC, ISL 2023-24: Nandha scores solitary goal, wins three points

EBFC vs CFC: Highlights of the East Bengal vs Chennaiyin FC ISL 2023-24 match from the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.

Updated : Feb 26, 2024 21:44 IST

File Photo: East Bengal FC players in action
File Photo: East Bengal FC players in action | Photo Credit: BISWARANJAN ROUT

File Photo: East Bengal FC players in action | Photo Credit: BISWARANJAN ROUT

Catch Sportstar’s LIVE blog of the East Bengal vs Chennaiyin FC ISL 2023-24 match from the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.

  • February 26, 2024 21:32

    East Bengal wins three crucial points against a Chennaiyin FC side that was strong in the first half, but failed to convert its chances in the latter half of the contest. EBFC too was poor with its finishing but found the net in the 65th minute and ensured it defended its well deserved lead. 

  • February 26, 2024 21:27

    Hijazi awarded a yellow card and the EBFC centre-back misses the next match. 

  • February 26, 2024 21:24

    Vishnu awarded a yellow for bringing down the left winger who was on a counter attack. The free-kick amounts to nothing as EBFC has the ball now. 

  • February 26, 2024 21:21

    Seven minutes awarded as added time. 

  • February 26, 2024 21:21

    Ninthoi plays a cross in but the ball is stuck by a CFC attacker’s hand. A big chance wasted by the away team. 

  • February 26, 2024 21:19

    EBFC is dominating possession at the moment, passing it around in CFC’s half looking for an opening. Chennaiyin needs to be more active and win the ball back. 

  • February 26, 2024 21:15

    Vishnu dribbles from the right, beats a defender in fine fashion and plays a through to Silva. His shot is blocked away for a corner. 

  • February 26, 2024 21:13

    Ninthoi dribbles from the right in a similar fashion as before but takes too much time to find a passing option. Ultimately, he slots a cross in fro Ali but his header goes over the post. 

  • February 26, 2024 21:09

    Ninthoi does a couple stepovers and cuts in deep from the right, but his pass goes out for a corner. 

  • February 26, 2024 21:01

    Rafael takes another shot, this time a curler from the edge of the box, that is saved by EBFC’s Gill. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:59

    Rafael comes off bench and takes a free-kick from distance. Attempts a shot on goal from distance and but is off-target. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:57
    65’ - Nandha scores the opening goal!

    Nandhu gets the ball on the far post on the left as he takes a powerful shot on target as the ball gets deflected off of Yumnam’s leg into the net. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:54

    Farukh dinks it towards Barretto on the right as he plays a first touch cross towards Murray as his strong header on-target is saved by the EBFC keeper. This was Chennai’s closest chance of the night and it goes begging.

  • February 26, 2024 20:50

    Vishnu gets a long ball from Silva on the right but Sangwan does well to shield the ball away from the EBFC attacker.

  • February 26, 2024 20:48

    Nandha plays a back-heel pass to Silva inside the box, but the skipper’s shot goes wide. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:46

    Silva plays a one-touch pass to Vishnu on the right for EBFC but the ball is stolen away from him after a poor touch. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:45

    Murray pushes ahead on a solo run and he has options on both sides, but chooses to take a shot from the edge of the box, off-target. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:44

    Barretto plays it a cross towards the far-post to Ali but his heading pass is intercepted by East Bengal. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:41

    Shields plays it from the middle to Ali on the left as the winger pushes deep and plays a cutting pass in the box. A good move but it amounts to nothing as EBFC clears it with ease. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:39

    Barretto makes a strong and fast run on the right as he paces around the EBFC backline but his final pass is stopped. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:37
    Second-Half begins!

    EBFC on the front foot from the get go but CFC has crowded its box leaving no room for a shot.

  • February 26, 2024 20:22

    It is all sqaure at the halfway point in this game as Chennaiyin FC seems to have created more chances and is looking stringer out of the two sides, however, it all means nothing if it fails to take good shots on target after the final pass. EBFC on the other hand needs to improve in all aspects. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:16

    The ref has awarded four minutes as added time. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:14

    EBFC coach Carlos Cuadrat gets a yellow card.

  • February 26, 2024 20:13

    Farukh plays it well to Murray inside the box who tries to hold off the defenders, but takes too much time to take the shot and loses possession. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:07

    Shields wins a corner for Chennaiyin FC. Sangwan plays it in the near post but cleared away by EBFC.

  • February 26, 2024 20:04

    Felicio wins a free-kick at the edge of the box. Yellow given to Channai’s Edwards. Silva takes it but goes slightly wide. 

  • February 26, 2024 20:01

    Mukherjee plays it Ali unmarked in front of goal who passes it on the left to Farukh but his shot goes slightly wide off-of the target. A big chance squandered by the away side.

  • February 26, 2024 19:57

    Nishu plays a long ball over the CFC defense to Nandha but it is cleared away strongly by Edwards. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:54

    Chennai takes a corner as Gill catches it in front of goa, but he drops it, luckily EBFC clears it out. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:51

    Farukh plays a solid through to Murray on the left who cuts back and plays in the middle to a teammate but his shot gets deflected out for a corner. The corner is punched out by East Bengal’s keeper.

  • February 26, 2024 19:47

    Chennaiyin FC pushes ahead in numbers and plays around the box. Murray plays a through to Sangwan who played it in the middle to a teammate but the left back was caught off-side. Chennai is playing good attacking football at the moment. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:44

    Silva plays a great through to Felicio on the right but the striker’s shot lacked quality, goes over the post. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:42

    Sangwan plays a low driven cross to Murray inside the box as the Chennai attacker makes contact but straight to the keeper. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:40

    Farukh tries to play a through to Barretto on the right flank but puts too much power into it. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:40

    Jordan Murray takes a side-footed shot from the edge of the box but the ball goes way over the crossbar. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:39

    Farukh uses his pace and skill to win the ball and dribble into the box for Chennai as he makes a low driven cross inside the box, collected by the EBFC keeper. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:37

    Nandha plays a cross from the left for East Bengal but too close to the keeper.

  • February 26, 2024 19:36

    Barretto cuts in from the right and takes a shot fpr Chennai from distance that lacked both power and accuracy. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:34

    Jordan Murray plays a good cross for Chennai from the left towards the far-post, but fails to find a teammate. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:33

    An early free-kick won by Cleiton Silva for East Bengal. Silva takes it from a far as the ball swings on-target, but Chennai’s keeper collects it safe. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:32

    The game kicks off as both sides will be hoping to win three points in their search for a play-offs spot. 

  • February 26, 2024 19:04
    East Bengal’s starting XI
  • February 26, 2024 18:40
    Here’s how Chennaiyin FC lines up tonight!
  • February 26, 2024 18:35
    Livestream and telecast info

    The East Bengal vs Chennaiyin FC ISL 2023-24 match will be live telecasted on the Sports18 1 Channel (TV). The game can also be live streamed on the JioCinema app and website (online).

    The game will be livestreamed on OneFootball for those watching from outside India.

  • February 26, 2024 17:26

    East Bengal vs Chennaiyin FC LIVE streaming info, ISL 2023-24: When, where to watch EBFC v CFC, preview, predicted XI

    EBFC vs CFC: Here’s all you need to know before the East Bengal vs Chennaiyin FC Indian Super League 2023-24 match being played at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.

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