The Chennaiyin FC Under 13 team defeated Chennai City FC 9-1 in an Under 13 Youth League match at the SSN College Ground here today. The CFC boys registered a sixth consecutive league victory this season courtesy four goals from Mohamed Liyaakath, a hat-trick from Rahul K. and two goals from E. Guhan.
The CFC U13s were in action after over a month, with their previous outing being a 6-0 win over Mahogany FC on December 30, 2017. And they picked up from where they left off as Liyaakath opened the scoring in the third minute with a well-taken goal. Rahul K. soon made it 2-0 before Liyaakath added another to give CFC a 3-0 lead at half-time.
It was total domination by Chennaiyin FC as Liyaakath completed his hat-trick in the second-half, making it 4-0 in the process. Defender E. Guhan got into the act with a quickfire double, the first of which found the back of the net with the help of a deflection.
The closing stages too had no shortage of goals as Liyaakath scored his fourth, which was sandwiched between two more from Rahul K., who also completed his hat-trick in the process. Chennai City with a consolation goal scored by Akshay Kannan.
The CFC U13s will look to continue their fine form and winning run when they take on Mahogany FC at the SSN College Ground on Wednesday 14th February 2018 at 3:30 PM.
Score: Chennaiyin FC U13s 9 (Mohd. Liyaakath 3’, 30’, 38’, 61’, Rahul K. 16’, 50’, 70+1’, E. Guhan 40’, 44’) beat Chennai City FC U13s 1 (Akshay Kannan 58’)