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From champions last season, Chennaiyin FC slide down to ‘also rans’ this season

The reigning ISL champions Chennaiyin FC finished seventh this season with 15 points.

football Updated: Dec 07, 2016 14:34 IST
Chennaiyin FC finished seventh this season.
Chennaiyin FC finished seventh this season.(AFP/Getty Images)

Champions last year but could only narrowly avoid the wooden spoon this year in Indian Super League – that has exactly been the plight of Chennaiyin FC this season. The only solace for them is that the runners-up from last season, FC Pune City were the ones below them. But that’s no excuse for what had been a largely disappointing season.