Chennaiyin FC ended its four-match winless streak with a 2-1 victory over FC Goa on the Fatorda Stadium on Saturday.
The 2-time champion scored early in every half by skipper Rafael Crivellaro and Rahim Ali, its second win of the season serving to it transfer stage with Goa on eight factors.
CFC struck within the fifth minute, due to Crivellaro. His sensible corner-kick curled into the far publish, giving the Goa goalkeeper and defenders no probability.
Nonetheless, Goa hit again instantly. Jorge Mendoza equalised, slotting house after combining effectively with Alexander Romario.
Within the 53rd minute, Crivellaro collected a neat cross from Sylvestr, charged into the field and needled a cross by to Rahim Ali, who tapped house what proved to be the match-winner.
The consequence: FC Goa 1 (Mendoza 9) misplaced to Chennaiyin FC 2 (Crivellaro 5, Rahim 53).
Sunday’s matches: Hyderabad FC vs Mumbai Metropolis FC (5 p.m.); Kerala Blasters vs SC East Bengal (7.30 p.m.).