ATK Mohun Bagan to host the last match of January against Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League fixtures on Sunday at Fatorda Stadium.
ATK Mohun Bagan lost their recent fixture by 2-1 against NorthEast United FC. With 24 points from 14 fixtures, they are placed second in the league standing. While Mumbai City is leading the table with 30 points.
Whereas Kerala Blasters FC are inconsistent in this ongoing ISL 2020-21. Their recent match ended with a goalless draw against Jamshedpur FC. They managed to collect 15 points so far in this season and are standing 9th at the standing table.
ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters FC Preview:
The Mariners have won a single match in their last four fixtures. They conceded 7 goals during the ongoing ISL which is the second-lowest goal conceded by a team. Yet Goal scoring is the main concern for them as they managed to bag 13 goals.
Meanwhile, the Yellow Army had a slow start in this season, they managed to pick a single victory in their opening 7 fixtures. But have conceded the most number of goals in this season.
ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters FC Team News:
Mohun Bagan will try to bounce back to the winning way with a win against Kerala Blasters FC. Antonio López Habas can apparently include Marcelo Pereira in the playing squad who was recently signed by the club in a loan deal.
“Kerala Blasters are a good opponent. I think they had a possibility to win in the last match [against them] and we needed a lot of effort, discipline and intelligence to win that tie. They have improved a lot. But we have to think about our game and not think about them.”-Antonio López Habas
The Blasters showed improvement in their recent matches. Currently, they are unbeaten in 5 fixtures. Kibu‘s main concern will be Defense. Jordan Murray is the main striker and he picked 5 goals this season.
Predicted Lineups and Score:
ATK Mohun Bagan: A Bhattacharja, Tiri, Prabir Das, S Jhingan, S Bose, J Hernandez, Edu Garcia, Carl McHugh, M Pereira, Roy Krishna, M Singh.
Kerala Blasters FC: A Gomes, S Singh, B Kone, C Nhamoinesu, J Carneiro, V Gomez, Rohit Kumar, Rahul KP, L Khawlhring, Gary Hooper, Jordan Murray.
ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1 Kerala Blasters FC
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