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Chennaiyin FC will be hoping to beat Delhi Dynamos in their final ISL group game and finish the season at the top of the tableISL's Official Website

Chennaiyin FC and Delhi Dynamos come face to face in their final group fixture of the Hero Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai.

Heading into their final group fixture of the season, Chennaiyin are under absolutely no pressure as they have already booked their place for the semi-finals.

However, they will be hoping to register a win against Delhi Dynamos so that they can finish above FC Goa in the final ISL standings.

Chennaiyin and Goa are currently separated by a point, meaning that Zico's side can go to the top if Marco Materazzi's team lose to the Dynamos on Tuesday.

This is very possible as Chennaiyin are currently not in the best of forms, having suffered two defeats in their last three fixtures.

There last fixture against Goa was especially disappointing as Zico's side recorded a relatively comfortable 3-1 win against them in their own backyard.

Nevertheless, Materazzi is confident that his side will recover from that defeat and bounce back in their last ISL fixture of the season.

"I have said this before: my team knows that top sides don't have two bad games in a row," Materazzi told ISL's official website. "We want to win the last game before the semi-finals."

However, Chennaiyin will certainly not have a walk in the park against the Dynamos, who thrashed them 4-1 in the reverse fixture.

Still the former Inter Milan defender feels that all the pressure will be on the Dynamos as they need to win their final game to book a spot in the semi-finals.

"We lost 4-1 against them in Delhi, but tomorrow will be a fresh game," he added. "I think the pressure is on Delhi as they need a win to qualify."

Delhi Dynamos are indeed facing a do or die situation as they will be left out of the final four if they lose to Chennaiyin on Tuesday.

A draw wouldn't be sufficient as Kerala Blasters and FC Pune City, who face each other later on Saturday, are also in contention for a spot in the semi-finals.

If the clash between these two sides were to end in a draw then a point would be enough take Delhi Dynamos to the knock-out phases. However, the winner of the clash between Kerala Blasters and FC Pune City will advance to the final eight if Delhi fail to beat Chennaiyin FC on Tuesday.

Keeping all this in mind, Delhi will be looking for less than a win, when they travel to Chennaiyin on Tuesday.

And Dynamos boss Harm van Veldhoven feels that the pressure to record a win will play in favour of his side.

"It is always better that you know that you need to win," said the Dutch-Belgian boss "You prepare yourself. And most of the time, we go in with a clear mind-set: to go out and win. We know what we have to do. We are going to go all out for a win."

Despite admitting that the Dynamos thumping 4-1 win over Chennaiyin in the reverse fixture does not hold any bearings, the 52-year-old boss feels that his side can "take confidence from the previous game."

"The reverse fixture may not have a bearing at all. They are two different games. But, what we have to do is take confidence from the previous game."

Where to Watch Live

The ISL match is scheduled for a 4:30pm IST (11am GMT, 6am ET) start with live TV coverage in India provided by quite a few channels including Star Sports 2, Star Sports HD2, Star Sports 3, Star Gold, Asianet Movies, Suvarna Channel and Jalsha Movies. Viewers can also watch the ISL match via free live streaming online on

US viewers can live stream the action on FoxSoccer2go, while Europe viewers can catch the action live on Eurosport or their online Player. Middle East and North Africa viewers can watch the game on Bein Sports or via live streaming on Bein Sports Connect.

South Africa and the Sub-Saharan Africa audience can catch the match live on SuperSport or their online option. Australia viewers can catch the match live on Fox Sports 2 or via their live video option online.

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