Bengaluru FC have been struggling and managing points after a slow start in the league but couldn’t find the consistency in their game. Their inconsistency and lack of conviction in front of the goal have managed them three wins, three draws, and two losses which have earned them only 12 points in 8 matches played.
Bengaluru FC are currently in 5th position in the league table after facing two consecutive losses against ATK Mohun Bagan and Jamshedpur FC.
Mumbai City is enjoying their rhythm and have had a decent run in the ISL after losing their first and only game against Northeast United. Mumbai City is currently in the 2nd spot of the league table with 19 points in 8 matches and only drew once with Jamshedpur FC after losing to Northeast United in their first.
Bengaluru FC vs Mumbai City FC Preview:
The Blues are facing problems at both ends as they have scored 11 and conceded 9. Their top scorers are Sunil Chettri and Cleiton Silva with 3 goals each while their goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu only managed 2 clean sheets for the team.
Having seen great performances by the goalkeepers this season, Gurpreet still keeping the strikers away but their shaky defense has led the team to acquire more pressure. Bengaluru FC will try their level best to come away with three points
Goals have not been a big problem for Mumbai city as their top scorer, Adam Le Fondre, finished 6 times for them out of their 13 goals scored. But key player for the Islanders have been their guardian of the goal Amrinder Singh, who has kept the goal locked for the opposite teams in 5 matches and conceded only 3 goals in total of 8 matches played.
In their last five meetings, Mumbai City has won 3 times, Bengaluru FC only once and drew once. Going against each other in their first match of the year 2021. Mumbai City are eager to take the top spot after winning the game and going 2 points clear of ATK Mohun Bagan who are sitting at the top with 20 points.
Predicted Line-ups and Score:
Bengaluru FC : Gurpreet Singh Sandhu; Harmanjot Singh Khabra, Rahul Bheke, Juanan Gonzaleez, Ajith Kumar; Dimas Delgado, Suresh Singh Wangjam; Udanta Singh, Cleiton Silva, Sunil Chettri; Kristian opseth.
Mumbai City: Amrinder Singh; Mohammed Rakip, Mourtada Fall, Hernan Santana, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy; Ahmed Jahouh, Rowling Borges; Raynier Fernandes, Hugo Boumous, Bipin Singh; Adam Le Fondest
Bengaluru FC 1-2 Mumbai City FC.
Mumbai City entering the new year with their form and looking forward to take the top spot in the ISL whereas Bengaluru FC will hope to be back on the winning way.
We expect an action-packed game but with a predicted score of 2-1 where Mumbai City would be taking 3 points away from Bengaluru FC. But football is the only game in the world which gives surprises every day.
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