Davide Succi of Chennaiyin FC heads the ball to nets to make a goal against Atletico de Kolkata during match 44 of the Indian Super League (ISL) season 3 between Chennaiyin FC and Atletico de Kolkata held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai, India on the 20th November 2016. Photo by Rahul Goyal / ISL / SPORTZPICS

Defending champions Chennaiyin FC rallied from one-goal deficit to play out a 1-1 draw against Atletico de Kolkata in their Indian Super League football match here on Sunday.

Former champions ATK enjoyed a first-half lead through marquee player Helder Postiga (39th minute) but Chennaiyin were stronger in the second session and got the equaliser through Davide Succi in the 77th minute.

The draw left Chennaiyin at sixth spot with 14 points from 11 matches while ATK moved to the third place with 15 points from 11 matches, the same as FC Pune City and Kerala Blasters.


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