Chennaiyin FC to host the 92nd match of Indian Super League against FC Goa on Saturday at GMC Stadium Bambolim stadium.
Chennaiyin FC are currently struggling at 8th place. The two times champions managed to win only three matches this season.
Meanwhile, FC Goa reserved a spot in the top 4 teams. With 23 points they stand fourth in the ranking table.
Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa Preview:
Chennaiyin have an inconsistent run so far in this season. They won 3 outings from 17 fixtures. Marina Machans have scored 11 goals that are the least goal scored by any team in the ISL 2020-21. Goal scoring has turned into a rising concern for them.
“This team is hard working in all the games. In the end, it’s most important that the team has a strong personality and character and they always want to win. When there is pressure, the team keeps going and is always positive. Our mentality is to get three points.” -Juan Ferrando
The Gaurs have lost 6 points from winning matches as they have drawn in 8 matches. Conceding 8 goals since the last win indicates they are lacking in defensive.
FC Goa stand first in terms of passes-created with 7775 passes in their accounts. Also positioned 2nd in the most goals scored table (24). While Mumbai City FC finds themselves at first with 25 goals.
Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa Team News:
Csaba László‘s side are feeling the absence of skipper Rafael Crivellaro who is ruled out of the season due to an injury. Their regular center-back pairing of Ivan Gonzalez and James Donachie are incurring injury frequently.
While Juan Ferrando’s side have kept only two clean sheets this season. Although Albino Gomes managed to make 54 saves, currently he is placed first in terms of saves.
Edu Bedia is a key player for the club, he has provided 3 assists in his 15 matches. The Spanish midfielder has completed 1116 passes in the ongoing ISL season. He also holds the top slot for creating the most number of passes. Igor Angulo is another star striker for the Gaurs, he bagged a total of 11 goals which is the second-highest goal scored by a player this season after Roy Krishna (12 goals).
Predicted line-ups and score:
Chennaiyin FC: V Kaith, Enes Sipovic, R Singh, Eli Sabia, J Lalrinzuala, A Thapa, Memo Moura, L Chhangte, M Lanzarote, R Ali, E Goncalves.
FC Goa: D Singh, Saviour Gama, S Fernandes, J Donachie, Adil Khan, Edu Bedia, A Jesuraj, A Noguera, J Mendoza, D Murgaokar, Igor Angulo.
Chennaiyin FC 1-2 FC Goa
We can predicted a win for the Gaurs over inconsistent Marina Machans.
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