Chennaiyin FC will kick off their 2021-22 Indian Super League campaign under the guidance of their new coach Csaba Laszlo against Manolo Marquez's Hyderabad FC on Tuesday at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolim.
Date and time of the match: Tuesday, November 23, 19:30pm
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 through Disney+Hotstar and Jio TV app.
Hyderabad FC brought in a wealth of talent ahead of this season with players like Juanan, Bartholomew Ogbeche and Edu Garcia joining in as marquee signings. They also retained all of their main players, most of whom are youngsters.
Chennaiyin FC have completely changed their squad, only retaining Rafael Crivellaro out of all their foreign players.
Narayan Das, Salam Ranjan Singh, and Davinder Singh have been roped in to strengthen their defence. The Super Machans may miss out on Crivellaro and Germanpreet Singh as both players recover from injury.
Games played: 4
Hyderabad FC won: 2
Chennaiyin FC won: 2
Hyderabad FC: Laxmikant Kattimani; Asish Rai, Juanan, Chinglensana Konsham, Akash Mishra; Joao Pedro, Hitesh Sharma; Mohammad Yasir, Halicharan Narzary, Edu Garcia; Bartholomew Ogbeche.
Chennaiyin FC: Vishal Kaith; Reagan Keisham, Ranjan Salam, Slavko Damjanovic, Narayan Das; Anirudh Thapa, Ariel Borysiuk, Ninthoi Meetei, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Mirlan Murzaev; Lukasz Gikiewicz.
Chennaiyin FC have the upper hand in midfield but Hyderabad FC have the goalscoring firepower up front. With Ogbeche leading the line, we predict him to score a brace as Hyderabad FC win 2-1 over Chennaiyin FC.