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Kerala Blasters FC 1-1 Chennaiyin FC: 5 Talking Points

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Modified 01 Nov 2015, 19:28 IST
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Match 26 of the 2015 Indian Super League saw Kerala Blasters FC host Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi. A change of managerial reigns for the host team did see signs of improvement in their gameplay, but it ended all square leaving The Manjappada lying at the bottom of the table.Chennaiyin FC before this game had the chance to go on top of the table with a win, but they would be happy to see a draw as goal keeper Karanjit Singh rescued them from the jaws of defeat after saving a penalty kick from Spanish national Josu Currias.We take a look at five talking points from the game.All images in this slideshow have been source from the ISL.

#1 Sandesh Jhingan\'s mistake in the 33rd minute

On a drizzling night, it was important for Kerala Blasters FC to keep calm and not make silly errors. 22-year-old Sandesh Jhingan was letting his hands talk more when his team needed him to play football.

Jhingan was already warned by the referee and conceded a free kick for fouling Chennaiyin FC striker Mendoza Valencia. To commit a similar mistake in his box yet again on Mendoza was asking for trouble. The referee rightly pointed to the spot and the penalty awarded was converted by the reliable Elano.

Jhingan’s inexperience was acknowledged by caretaker manager of The Yellow Army, Trevor Morgan who in the post-match interview agreed with the referee’s decision to award a penalty.   

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Published 31 Oct 2015, 23:07 IST
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