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I-League 2017 Live Score: Chennai City FC vs East Bengal, Live Match Updates Commentary

CCFC 1-2 EB (Yusa 26', Souza 31', Jesuraj 43') (Full Time)
Updated: 22 December 2017 19:29 IST - Published: 22 December 2017 19:29 IST
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That's all from tonight's Hero I-League action as football action continues with the Indian Super League tonight as Kerala Blasters take on Chennaiyin FC in Chennai. This is Gaurav Kadam, signing off. See you soon.
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Full Time:
Chennai City FC 1 - 2 East Bengal FC

An exciting game comes to an end as Chennai City FC put in a spirited showing against East Bengal as none of the teams are able to score in the second half. East Bengal rises to second in the table leap-frogging Shillong Lajong FC.
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96' - Final change for East Bengal as Surabuddin Mollick comes on for the dying seconds as Laldanmawia Ralte makes way.
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94' - Al-Amna plays smart and gets a free-kick in the middle of the park as he bides the time with just two minutes to play in the match.
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90' - Six minutes of added time has been indicated by the fourth official.
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89' - Singh comes on for the Chennai striker Joachim Junior as Chennai keeper Poljanec is awarded the Hero of the Match.
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81' - Vanspaul takes the free-kick and it is a good effort. Manages to clear the wall well but the ball curls a bit too much and goes shy of the goal as he looks frustrated.
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81' - Arnab Mondal makes a foul outside the box as Chennai have a good chance at the East Bengal goal. 
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72' - Gaurav Vora has been substituted in by the Chennai coach as he replaces Charles Lourduswamy in the midfield.
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72' - Pandiyan Srinivasan has been booked for a rash challenge on Katsumi Yusa.
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69' - Bazzie Armand is on for Willis Plaza as we reach the final 20 minutes of the match with the score still at 1-2 in favor of the away side.
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69' - CLOSE!!! Murilo looks for Joachim Jr. in the box and puts a cross into the box but the striker toes the effort but it goes wide. Barreto is struggling now and the play has been stopped.
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67' - East Bengal are trying to slow down the tempo of the game to take the sting out of the Chennai attack.
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63' - Plaza finds his way through into the Chennai box but is unable to pull the trigger as the keeper comes out to distract him as the ball goes out for a corner.
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61' - Chennai City get a free-kick in a good position as Barreto lines his troops up but the shot from Joachim Junior goes way over the goal.
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58' - Alexander Jesuraj makes wy way for Murilo Almedia for the final half an hour as the home side trail by a single goal.
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55' - Salam Ranjan Singh is booked for a rash tackle as he elbows Romario in the back and the ref sees it clearly and blows the whistle.
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48' - Mahmoud Al-Amna takes a long-range effort but the shot goes way over the Chennai goal and is no trouble to the Chennai keeper. 
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45' - And the second half kicks off in Coimbatore as the home side aim to equalize against the Kolkata giants.
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Half Time:
Chennai City FC 1 - 2 East Bengal FC

An exciting half comes to an end as Chennai manage to pull one back after going two down at the half-hour mark thanks to Alexander Jesuraj's strike. East Bengal were in control for much of the half and will rue the fact that they conceded a late goal in the half.
Stay tuned for the second half action as we return after a break of 15 minutes.
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45' - Two minutes of added time has been indicated by the referee as the score stands Chennai City FC 1 - East Bengal FC 2
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45' - PLAZA!!! Comes close and tries to play it cheeky and chip it past Poljanec but the defenders cover their ground and manage to keep the ball out.
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43' - THEY'VE PULLED ONE BACK!!! And the crowd goes wild!! A defensive lapse from the East Bengal sees Alexander Jesuraj capitalize quickly and slot a well-taken half-volley past the East Bengal keeper who looks dazed as he was rooted to the spot.
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42' - Prakash Sarkar makes way for India International Mohd. Rafique as Khalid Jamil makes his first change of the match.
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38' - CHANCE!!! Joachim Jr. has an opportunity after a good run into the box but he fails to hit the target and the ball goes wide off the target. 
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