Vastavam web: Chennai City FC will have an uphill task of dislodging Churchill Brothers in their desperate bid to get out of the relegation zone when the two teams square off in an I-League encounter, here tomorrow.With debutants Gokulam Kerala and Indian Arrows provided immunity from relegation in their debut season, current wooden spooners Chennai, languishing at the bottom with 13 points from 15 matches, have a realistic chance of demotion.The back-to-back defeats of the Goan giants might just help them sneak in with an outside chance of victory.
However, after a decent start to the year, Alfred Fernandes has seen his team succumb to two away defeats in their last two games.Indian Arrows stuck late to register a comeback win and NEROCA scored an 86th-minute winner. Churchill will be looking to put an end to the trend of conceding late goals when they play Chennai City.”Last two matches could have gone either way. In the Arrows match, we were in a winning position until the 90th minute. Two silly errors cost us two goals.”
Fernandes’ team will be looking to prevent defensive errors against a Chennai City side eager to obtain points at home.Home ground is where Chennai City have struggled this season – they are yet to win at home.