VASCO: German striker Matti Steinmann struck two times to assist SC East Bengal pull off a 2-2 attract versus two-time winner Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Tremendous League match here on Saturday.
It was East Bengal’s third draw (to go with 4 defeats) as victory eluded them all over again.
Chennaiyin led 1- at 50 percent-time many thanks to a 13th moment strike from Lallianzuala Chhangte right before the 25-12 months outdated Steinmann equalised for East Bengal in the 59th minute.
CFC went ahead in the 64th moment by way of Rahim Ali’s strike ahead of East Bengal restored parity when Steinmann scored his next of the video game.
The scoreline remained 2-2 at the finish of full-time and 5 minutes of included time despite the very best hard work of equally sides to locate the elusive winning objective.
Chennaiyin with two wins, two losses and three attracts moved up to seventh location with 9 factors even though East Bengal remained winless and in 10th place with just three factors.
Immediately after an motion-packed 1st half through which Changte’s strike enabled CFC acquire a 1- guide, Steinmann scored in the 59th moment to degree issues up. Rahim Ali slotted household for CFC in the 64th minute from shut vary.
Even so, an mistake from CFC goalie Vishal Kaith permitted Steinmann to rating five minutes afterwards and carry East Bengal on stage conditions.
Bikash Jairu took a corner from the right and performed it deep onto the much put up for Daniel Fox, whose header was saved but Kaith gloved it into the path of Steinmann who poked the ball into the again of the web.
In an action-packed initial fifty percent, CFC took the guide in the 13th moment and retained East Bengal at bay with some superior do the job by the backline.
Chhangte’s very first goal of the period arrived when he ran some 40 yards and shot previous the diving EB custodian to place CFC in entrance.