Chennai City FC captain M. Soosairaj and head coach V. Soundararajan shake hands with East Bengal's coach Khalid Jamil and Willis Plaza at the Nehru Stadium in Coimbatore on Thursday

I-League: Chennai City FC vs East Bengal- 5 Players To Watch Out For

V Soundararajan’s men will play their first game at home in this edition of I-League when they take on Kolkata giants East Bengal. Before the tough fight, LNTUP analyses the performances this season so far of each and every player of both the teams and marks five players who can make a difference in the match.

Al Amna – The Syrian International will play a vital role in EB’s midfield.He has already proved his worth for the Red and Golds.With his creativity he will be the main reason for EB’s goal.

Laldanmawia Ralte – East Bengal seems to be the developer of “Raltes” after Lalrindika Ralte,Laldanmawia is another gifted player for EB this season.He has already scored 3 goals and assisted a few.

Katsumi Yusa – The Fukushima Bomber is the Dark Knight of East Bengal midfield with his skills and
workload.He is getting more dangerous game by game.

Soosairaj Michael – The local talent of Chennai City FC is playing for them for the last two seasons.He was brilliant against Churchill Brothers and will also provide some danger for EB.

Jean Michael Joachim – The Top scorer of Hero I-league 2017-18 so far has already showed how dangerous he is ! He has scored 4 goals in 5 matches so far and will be a threat for EB defense as well.