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ISL 2023-2024: Odisha FC vs Chennaiyin FC Preview, Tickets, Key Players, Predicted Lineups, Where to watch

Odisha FC vs Chennaiyin FC Indian Super League ISL 2023-2024

The 2nd match of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-2024 season will be played between the hosts Odisha FC and the visiting side Chennaiyin FC on the 23rd of the September 2023, after a blockbuster opening match between the Kerala Blasters FC and Bengaluru FC.

Odisha FC would be looking to continue its brilliant performance from last season when they made it to the Hero ISL Playoffs last season under the guidance of Joseph Gombau. But, this season there is a new man in charge of the club in the form of a returning Sergio Lobera, who very well knows to how to taste success in Indian football having won the his team the League Winners Shield twice, once with FC Goa and then Mumbai City while also won the ISL Trophy the same season with Mumbai.

Odisha have also brought in a load of changes. The club has signed 4 new foreign players, Mourtada Fall, Ahmed Jahouh, Cy Goddard and Roy Krishna while only Golden Boot winner Diego Mauricio and defender Carlos Delgado are the only two foreigners who have been retained. Odisha would be looking to return to winning ways after losing their AFC Cup opening match against Mohun Bagan Super Giant.

Chennaiyin FC on the other hand have brought back their former boss Owen Coyle as the head coach of the club. The last Chennaiyin FC reached the final of the Indian Super League, Coyle was the club's coach. Chennaiyin FC would be looking to return back to glory days again under Owen Coyle after finishing lowly 8th in the ISL points table last season.

Chennaiyin have also made a wholesale of changes in their foreign department, with 6 foreign players, one of whom is a former Chennaiyin player Rafael Crivellaro, who has returned to side after spending last season with Jamshedpur FC. The club has also lost the services of their captain Anirudh Thapa.

Odisha FC vs Chennaiyin FC Matches Head-to-Head

Both Odisha FC and Chennaiyin FC have thus far played a total of 17 matches in the Indian Super League. Of the lot, Odisha FC have won 7 matches while Chennaiyin FC have won only 3 matches. 8 matches have ended in a draw between both the sides.

Odisha FC vs Chennaiyin FC Match Tickets

The tickets for Odisha FC's opening match of the Indian Super League against Chennaiyin FC is already out for sale. You can purchase tickets for the match by following the link.

Odisha FC vs Chennaiyin Key Players

Diego Mauricio: The home side fans will be hoping that Diego Mauricio, the last season's Golden Boot winner, keeps his brilliant goal scoring form going again this season. With the likes of Ahmed Jahouh and Roy Krishna supporting him, Mauricio would be looking to better his goal scoring tally and score more than 12 goals he scored last season.

Rafael Crivellaro: Chennaiyin FC's magician on the field Rafael Crivellaro has to be on his best on the match day if Chennaiyin FC wants to go with all the 3 points from the match. Crivellaro has got brilliant dribbling and creative skills that can open up the opposition defence and with the likes of Fall and Jahouh in Odisha, the Magician will have to be at his best.

Odisha FC vs Chennaiyin Predicted Lineups

Odisha FC: Amrinder Singh; Amey Ranawade, Sahil Panwar, Carlos Delgado, Mourtada Fall; Lenny Rodrigues, Ahmed Jahouh, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Isak Vanlalruatfela; Roy Krishna, Diego Mauricio

Chennaiyin FC: Samik Mitra; Sarthak Golui, Aakash Sangwan, Bikash Yumnam, Lazar Cirkovic; Jiteshwor Singh, Cristian Battocchio, Ayush Adhikari; Farukh Choudhary, Conor Shields, Rafael Crivellaro

When and where will Odisha FC vs Chennaiyin FC match be played?

The Odisha FC vs Chennaiyin FC match in the Indian Super League will be played on the 23rd of September at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhuvaneswar. The match will kick-off at 5:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Where to watch Odisha FC vs Chennaiyin FC Live Streaming, Telecast TV channel?

The Indian Super League 2023-2024 match between the Odisha FC and the Chennaiyin FC will be live telecast on Sports18 channel in English and Hindi. Other than that, the matches will be live streaming for free on JioCinema App.

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