Chennaiyin FC will face high flying ATK Mohun Bagan in the 42nd match of Indian Super League 2020-21 edition at GMC Stadium Bambolim on Tuesday.
Chennaiyin have shown signs of improvement in their last few matches. Marina Machans currently sit in the 6th position of the league standing.
On the other Mohun Bagan are performing exceptionally well in their first season in the India Super League. The Marines are dominating the league with its strong sensible team. They are currently positioned at 2nd after Mumbai city FC with 16 points in their account.
Chennaiyin FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan Preview:
Chennaiyin has played 7 matches far in the season out of which they managed to win only 2 matches. Marina Machans ended up with a 2 – 2 draw against SC East Bengal. Csaba Laszlo will definitely want his team to win this game and climb up the top 4 counts of the league standing.
Whereas ATK Mohun Bagan is one of the most consistent teams of the season. They lost just one game in this season so far. Marines have a sturdy defense that helped them gain 5 clean sheets in this Indian Super League.
Also posses the fiercest attacking players, Roy Krishna is one of those Striker. However, Marines with their strong defense and attack will definitely have an advantage over the Chennaiyin.
Mohun Bagan will look forward to ending the match with a win against the Machans and get to the 1st position in the league standing.
Chennaiyin FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan Team News:
Csaba Laszlo might make a few changes in their team. The 20 years old Rahim Ali can get a place in the playing XI. They can make a few changes in their team. They might play with a 4-1-2-3 formation.
“We are confident because we are improving. We have a good squad but we have to keep on improving. Chennaiyin, for me, is a favorite for the title because they reached the final in the last season. Now, they are playing well.”-Antonio Lopez
Antonio Lopez will not be making any changes in his team. And will play with the strongest XI of the team. Roy Krishna will be the key player of the team as he is in the 3rd place of the top goal scorer in the season. Antonio Lopez probably will go with a 5-4-1 formation.
Predicted line-up and score:
Chennaiyin FC: Vishal Kaith, Reagan Singh, Eli Sabia, Enes Sipovic, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Deepak Tangri, Anirudh Thapa, Isma, Rafael Crivellaro Lallianzuala Chhangte, Rahim Ali.
ATK Mohun Bagan: Arindam Bhattacharjee, Prabir Das, Pritam Kotal, Tiri, Sandesh Jhingan, Subhasish Bose, Carl McHugh, Edu Garcia, Manvir Singh, Roy Krishna, David Williams.
Chennaiyin FC 1 – 2 ATK Mohun Bagan
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