Indian Super League

ISL 2021/22: Chennaiyin FC v SC East Bengal Preview - Where to watch, team news, probable XI and prediction

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Chennaiyin FC will look to keep their winning run going
Chennaiyin FC will look to keep their winning run going / ISL
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An in-form Chennaiyin FC take on struggling SC East Bengal in the 2021/22 Indian Super League at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco, Goa, on Friday evening.

Chennaiyin FC are still finding their feet under new manager Bozidar Bandovic but have won both their opening games against Hyderabad FC and NorthEast United FC. On the other hand, East Bengal are still looking for their first win of the season.

The Red and Gold have been defensively weak, conceding 10 goals so far, but coach Jose Manuel Diaz is positive his team can turn their season around.

Date and time

Friday, December 3, 7:30pm

Where to watch

The game can be watched on Star Sports Network's multiple channels on TV like Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 3, Hindi Commentary on Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports 1 regional channels - Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu.

Fans can also live stream the match on Disney+Hotstar and Jio TV app.

Recent form

Chennaiyin FC: W-W-D-D-D

SC East Bengal: L-L-D-L-L

Head to Head record

Games played: 2

Chennaiyin FC: 0

SC East Bengal: 0

Draws: 2

Team News

Rafael Crivellaro is still injured for the two-time champions, but Bandovic will have the rest of his squad at his disposal for the game. Meanwhile, SC East Bengal coach Diaz revealed that both Arindam Bhattacharja and Jackichand Singh were still in recovery and there was no return date set. He added that Sourav Das was back in training and would return to the squad soon.

Probable XI

Chennaiyin FC: Kaith (GK), Das, R.Singh, Damjanovic, Ranjan Singh, Koman, Thapa, Chhangte, Borysiuk, Murzaev, Ali.

SC East Bengal: Sen (GK), Prce, Mondal, Lourenco, Gaikwad, Rafique, Sidol, Dervisevic, Jairu, Chima Chukwu, Haokip.

Prediction

2-0 win for Chennaiyin FC

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