Csaba Laszlo won in his first game as manager, getting one past former Chennaiyin coach Owen Coyle.
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Although Chennaiyin FC are missing some key names from last season, coach Csaba Laszlo has an ambitious target for the team.
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Laszlo replaced Owen Coyle, who took the team to the final in the 2019-20 ISL season. Coyle recently moved to Jamshedpur FC as their head coach.
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