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ISL 2021-2022 Hyderabad FC vs Chennaiyin FC Preview | Head-to-Head, Live Streaming

ISL 2021-2022 Hyderabad FC vs Chennaiyin FC Preview | Head-to-Head, Live Streaming

Hyderabad FC will open their Indian Super League 2021-2022 campaign at home against 2 time ISL Champions Chennaiyin FC on the 23rd of November.

Hyderabad FC will be taking on Chennaiyin FC in their season opener at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolim on the 23rd of November, Tuesday.

Hyderabad FC was unfortunate last season to miss out on the playoffs, but they kept on fighting till the end and needed a win against FC Goa, which they couldn't do and FC Goa went into the playoffs. While Chennaiyin FC finished in lowly 7th place.

Hyderabad FC have managed to retain their most of the players, including the Head Coach Manolo Marquez. They have also retained the services of foreign players Joel Chianese, captain Joao Victor.

Other than that, they have brought 4 new faces, 3 already having experience of playing in the ISL, Bartholomew Ogbeche, Juanan, Edu Garcia. Javi Siveria is new in India.

In the summer, Hyderabad FC lost one of their most promising player from last season, Liston Colaco, who has joined ATK Mohun Bagan. But they have replaced him with more young signings.

Talking about Chennaiyin FC, they have made changes from the top to the bottom, starting off with the Head Coach. Csaba Laszlo has left his position as Head Coach, and Bozidar Bandovic has been brought in.

The 2 time Indian Super League champions have also brought in 5 new foreign players, and retained only player, Brazilian midfielder Rafael Crivellaro. The 5 new faces are, Slavko Damjanovic, Ariel Borysiuk, Vladimir Koman,Mirlan Murzaev and Lukasz Gikiewicz.

They have also brought in Indian talents to boost their Indian core. Deepak Devrani has joined from Gokulam Kerala, Joby Justin and Salam Ranjan Singh has joined from ATK Mohun Bagan to name a few.


Both the teams have played only 4 times in their history. And both teams have won 2 matches each. While Hyderabad FC's 2 wins came only last season.

Key Players

Hyderabad FC - Bartholomew Ogbeche

Any day, any match, Bartholomew Ogbeche is likely to be the key player for Hyderabad FC. The player has been playing in the Indian Super League from the last 3 years, and have scored bags of goals. Ogbeche has played 57 matches in the ISL and has scored 34 goals and 2 assists.

Chennaiyin FC - Anirudh Thapa

Chennaiyin FC's 23 year old midfielder and their captain for this season, Anirudh Thapa could be an all important player for Chennaiyin FC in this match. Thapa has played 69 matches in the ISL and has scored 5 goals and 8 assists.

When and Where Hyderabad FC vs Chennaiyin FC match will be played ?

Hyderabad FC will host Chennaiyin FC at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolim on the 23rd of November, on Tuesday. The kick-off time for the match is 7:30 PM Indian Standard Time.

Where and How to watch Hyderabad FC vs Chennaiyin FC match live ?

The match between Hyderabad FC and Chennaiyin FC will be broadcasted live on Star Sports Network's channels, Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports Bangla and other regional language channels. The match will be also available to watch on your virtual devices through Disney+Hotstar and Jio TV.

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