The (Hero ISL) 2020-21 match between NorthEast United and Chennaiyin FC ended in a 3-3 draw at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim on Thursday.
The game saw Lallianzuala Chhangte give Chennaiyin an early lead before strikes from Imran Khan and Deshorn Brown put NorthEast ahead at the break. The second half saw Manuel Lanzarote score from the spot and Chhangte net again to reestablish the Marina Machans’ lead. But Luis Machado netted a late penalty for NorthEast as the teams settled for a point each.
The closing stages of the contest saw NorthEast dominate possession as Chennaiyin protected their lead. The Highlanders’ pressure though eventually led to Kaith conceding a penalty in stoppage time and Machado went on to dispatch the spotkick to level scores.