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East Bengal Predicted XI: Kamaljit Singh, Iván Garrido González, Chungnunga Lal, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Sarthak Golui, Cleiton Silva, Thongkhosiem Haokip, VP Suhair, Jordan O’Doherty, Alex, Naorem Mahesh Singh
Mumbai City Predicted XI: Phurba Lachenpa, Rostyn Griffiths, Mehtab Singh, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy, Rahul Bheke, Ahmed Jahouh, Greg Stewart, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Jorge Pereyra Díaz, Bipin Singh Thounaojam, Vinit Rai
The two sides have met 4 instances within the Hero ISL. The Islanders have received thrice, and one encounter has resulted in a draw. They final met within the Durand Cup earlier this season, the place East Bengal FC beat Mumbai City FC 4-3.
East Bengal FC finds itself six factors off the ultimate playoff spot because it takes on a well-rested Mumbai City FC within the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) on the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata. The Torch Bearers are but to get off the mark at house this season, whereas their subsequent opponents are the one aspect which can be unbeaten within the league to date this season as they appear to reinstate themselves on the high of the desk.
Approaching the halfway level of the season, East Bengal FC has performed three video games at house to date and has misplaced all three. The Torch Bearers have scored three objectives and conceded seven within the course of. In their final recreation, Stephen Constantine’s males failed to attain for the third time this season as they went down 2-0 in opposition to Hyderabad FC.
Striker Cleiton Silva acquired off to a gradual begin this season however now finds himself simply two objectives shy of being the match’s main goalscorer. In 9 video games performed to date, the Brazilian has discovered the again of the online on 5 events. His teammate, Naorem Singh, may go degree on the variety of assists with MCFC’s Greg Stewart if he units a purpose up in opposition to the Islanders. (Club statistics)
“They have a good team and are playing well. We will fight like we fight with everybody. I don’t think we have been outplayed or destroyed by any team in the league so far. We have been unfortunate and made some poor mistakes, and we have paid for those mistakes. Hopefully, we will continue to improve,” mentioned Constantine.
Mumbai City FC is the one unbeaten aspect within the league to date and comes into this recreation with the very best away document within the league. The Islanders have received three out of their 4 away matches this season, drawing solely the opening day fixture in opposition to Hyderabad FC. Des Buckingham’s aspect is properly rested, as they didn’t have a recreation final week.
During Matchweek 9, Mumbai City FC breezed previous FC Goa with an assertive 4-1 victory at house. Jorge Diaz is the membership’s main scorer after netting six objectives in 9 video games. The Argentine striker is only one behind chief Abdenasser El Khayati within the race for the Golden Boot. Stewart continues to be a pivotal presence within the center and remaining thirds and sits on the high of the assists chart. (Club statistics)
“Stephen Constantine is a good head coach with experience in India. He knows how to get the best out of his players, and he has done very well with the team so far,” mentioned Buckingham.
“In a challenging test, we will have to be at the top of our game, and play the football that we want to come away with the result that we want,” he added.
Where to observe East Bengal FC vs Mumbai City FC ISL match?
The East Bengal FC vs Mumbai City FC ISL match will likely be telecasted stay on the Star Sports community and can be streamed on Hotstar app/web site.
When does the East Bengal FC vs Mumbai City FC begin?
The East Bengal FC vs Mumbai City FC ISL match kicks-off at 7:30pm IST on the Salt Lake stadium.