Margao: In a pulsating Indian Super League (ISL) encounter, Chennaiyin FC edged past hosts Goa FC 2-1 as forward Balwant Singh, who scored for the visitors, became the first Indian goalscorer in the tournament at the Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium, here on Wednesday. (As it happened)
Chennaiyin, co-owned by Abhishek Bachchan and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, went ahead with Balwant etching his name in the history books with his 32nd minute strike.
They soon doubled their lead, with Elano scoring via a beautiful free-kick and the curling strike took his team into half-time, with the score reading 2-0. (ISL Standings)