Chennaiyin vs Bengaluru Preview: Rivals set for draw in the Indian Super League
- Chennaiyin vs Bengaluru is Friday's Indian Super League fixture
- Bengaluru have drawn their last 2 matches and 4 of their last 6 games
- Chennaiyin and Bengaluru drew when they clashed last season
- Chennaiyin have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 matches
- Bengaluru have seen BTTS Yes in 7 of their last 9 matches
Bengaluru have drawn both games this season (Getty Images)
Channaiyin look to build on their solid start to the Indian Super League season against Bengaluru on Friday. The hosts have four points from two games, while Bengaluru are also unbeaten having drawn both of their matches so far this season.
Last year's beaten finalists Chennaiyin have made an encouraging start to the season with a win and a draw in an unbeaten opening to the campaign.
Csaba Lazlo's side won their opening game 2-1 against Jamshedpur. Midfielder Anirudh Thapa scored just a minute into the game and Isma doubled the lead from the penalty spot.
Chennaiyin had to settle for a share of the points last time as they drew 0-0 with Kerala Blasters. Chennaiyin were left to rue Jakub Sylvestr's penalty miss in the 74th minute.
Chennaiyin Team News
Csaba Lazlo has named the same team in both of Chennaiyin's game. Will Brazilian utility man Memo or Tajikistan winger Fatkhullo Fatkhuloev get a first start?
Bengaluru have drawn both games so far this ISL season following stalemates against Goa and Hyderabad.
Bengaluru, last season's semi-finalists, played out an entertaining 2-2 draw in their opening game of the new season against Goa.
Brazilian winger Cleiton Silva and Spanish defender Juanan put Bengaluru 2-0 up with goals in each half. But Carles Cuadrat's side conceded twice in three minutes as an Igor Angulo double earned Goa a point.
It was a 0-0 draw in their second match against Hyderabad with Bengaluru failing to muster up a single shot on target.
Bengaluru Team News
Jamaican forward Deshorn Brown and Spanish midfielder Dimas Delgado both look set for their first starts of the season after coming on during the second half against Hyderabad.
Chennaiyin vs Bengaluru Head to Head
The head to head record stands at three wins each and one draw from seven previous clashes. The most recent meeting ended in a 0-0 draw.
Chennaiyin vs Bengaluru Stats
- Chennaiyin drew their last match 0-0 (Indian Super League).
- Chennaiyin have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 matches (Indian Super League).
- Chennaiyin and Bengaluru drew when they clashed last season (Indian Super League).
- Bengaluru have drawn their last 2 matches and 4 of their last 6 games (all competitions).
- Bengaluru have seen BTTS in 7 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
Bengaluru have drawn both matches this season and another stalemate is tipped between two closely matched teams.
Chennaiyin vs Bengaluru FAQs
Where is Chennaiyin vs Bengaluru being played?
Chennaiyin vs Bengaluru is being played at GMC Stadium in Bambolin, India.
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What competition are Chennaiyin vs Bengaluru playing in?
Chennaiyin vs Bengaluru are playing in the Indian Super League.
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