Atletico de Kolkata thrash Chennaiyin FC 3-2 in ISL opener

Chennai, Oct.4 (ANI): Atletico de Kolkata kicked off their 2015 season of the Indian Super League(ISL) on a winning note as they swept aside Chennaiyin FC to claim a 3-2 victory over the hosts here at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Striker Helder Postiga put Kolkata in the lead by scoring a goal in the 13th minute.

Chennai forward Jeje Lalpekhlua smacked an equalizer in the 31st minute before Postiga scored another goal for his side to extend their score.

Just eight minutes after Kolkata’s second goal, winger Valmiro Lopes Rocha scored a third goal for the visitors.

Chennaiyin FC were only able to extend their score when Elano converted the penalty to make it 2-3 against Kolkata.

The next match will be held between FC Goa and Delhi Dynamos FC on Sunday at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Goa.(ANI)

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