2018–19 Chennaiyin FC season

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Chennaiyin
2018–2019 season
Head CoachJohn Gregory
StadiumJawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai
Indian Super LeagueTBD
ISL finalsTBD
Super CupTBD
AFC CupTBD
All statistics correct as of 10 July 2018.

The 2018–19 Chennaiyin FC season will be the club's fifth season since its establishment in 2014 and their fifth season in the Indian Super League.They will also play in 2019 AFC Cup. This is the first time an ISL club will play in continental championship.

Transfers[edit]

Pre-season[edit]


Squad[edit]

As of 01 October 2018[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 India GK Karanjit Singh
33 India GK Sanjiban Ghosh
39 India GK Nikhil Bernard
26 India DF Laldinliana Renthlei
35 India DF Hendry Antonay
13 Brazil DF Eli Sabiá
27 Brazil DF Maílson Alves (Captain)
25 India DF Zohmingliana Ralte
18 India DF Jerry Lalrinzuala
3 India DF Tondonba Singh
17 India MF Dhanpal Ganesh
28 India MF Germanpreet Singh
No. Position Player
16 India MF Sinivasan Pandiyan
15 India MF Anirudh Thapa
19 Brazil MF Raphael Augusto
34 India MF Zonunmawia
30 India MF Francis Fernandes
11 India MF Thoi Singh
24 India MF Isaac Vanmalsawma
49 India MF Bedashwor Singh
12 India FW Jeje Lalpekhlua
20 India FW Mohammed Rafi

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
India DF Prosenjit Chakroborty (to Mohammedan)
India DF Deepak Tangri (to Indian Arrows)
No. Position Player
India MF Abhijit Sarkar (to Indian Arrows)
India FW Rahim Ali (to Indian Arrows)

Technical staff[edit]

As of 06 Aug 2018
Position Name
Head Coach England John Gregory
Assistant Coach England Paul Groves
Assistant Coach India Syed Sabir Pasha
Sports Scientist England Niall Clark
Goalkeeping Coach England Kevin Hitchcock
Physiotherapist Germany Robert Gilbert

Pre-season and friendlies[edit]

Chennayin FC started their pre-season in Malaysia on 14 August under the watchful eyes of John Gregory. The team is supposed to play four warm-up matches and will return to Chennai on September 11.

In the first friendly, Chennaiyin played with Malaysia U19 and drew that match.[2] Playing against Malaysia Premier League team MIFA, Chennaiyin defeated in penalties by 3-2 after regulation time ended in 1-1.[3] They played their third match with Felda United and drew that match also. Chennaiyin played their last match of malaysian sojourn with Terengganu FC & loosed it by 2-1.

Competitions[edit]

Indian Super League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
6 ATK 18 6 6 6 18 22 −4 24
7 Pune City 18 6 4 8 24 30 −6 22
8 Delhi Dynamos 18 4 6 8 23 27 −4 18
9 Kerala Blasters 18 2 9 7 18 28 −10 15
10 Chennaiyin 18 2 3 13 16 32 −16 9
Source: Indian Super League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored; 6) fair play ranking; 6) drawing of lots

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
1 0 0 1 0 1  −1 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 1 0 1  −1

Last updated: 1 October 2018.
Source: Matches

Results by round[edit]

Round123456789101112131415161718
Position8101099
Updated to match(es) played on 01 October 2018. Source: Matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

Squad statistics[edit]

As of Match played 06 Aug 2018

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total ISL Super Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK India Karanjit Singh 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 MF Netherlands Gregory Nelson 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 FW Spain Andrea Orlandi 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 MF India Thoi Singh 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 FW India Jeje Lalpekhlua 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 MF India Anirudh Thapa 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 MF India Dhanpal Ganesh 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 DF India Jerry Lalrinzuala 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 MF Brazil Raphael Augusto 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 FW India Mohammed Rafi 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 FW India Baoringdao Bodo 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 DF Brazil Maílson Alves 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 MF India Germanpreet Singh 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 MF India Francis Fernandes 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who left Chennaiyin due to injury during the season:

Goal scorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name ISL Super Cup Total
1 FW India 12 Jeje Lalpekhlua 0 0 0
TOTALS 0 0 0

Clean sheets[edit]

Rank No. Pos Nat Player ISL Super Cup Total
1 1 GK India Karanjit Singh 0 0 0
TOTALS 0 0 0

Disciplinary record[edit]

Number Nation Position Name ISL Super Cup Total
Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card
1 India GK Karanjit Singh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First-team". Chennaiyin Football Club. Archived from the original on 19 September 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  2. ^ "A good workout for namma Marina Machans as they drew 0-0 in their first pre-season outing, against the @FAM_Malaysia U19s!". Twitter.com.
  3. ^ "FT: We were edged out 3-2 on penalties by @officialmifa in our second pre-season friendly, after it finished 1-1 in regulation time". Twitter.com.