In form Mumbai City take on struggling Kerala Blasters at GMC Stadium this saturday in Indian Super League.
Riding high Mumbai city who have won four out of their last five fixtures in total they have played seven matches and losing only one, are currently maintaining the second position on the league table having played one less game than ATK will be looking forward to winning the match against the Blasters to retain their number one position on the league table.
Kerala Blasters on the other hand have won only one match so far in their opening seven matches and are placed at the ninth position of the league table with only six points in seven matches.
MUMBAI CITY VS KERALA BLASTERS PREVIEW:
The Islanders, are enjoying a fine run with five victories in seven matches. The Mumbai-based franchise was the strongest team on paper ahead of the season and the Islanders have proved themselves with the joint-most number of goals scored and joint least number of goals conceded so far in the Indian Super League.
Mumbai’s wrath might prove to be too overwhelming for the Blasters.
The blasters have made a disappointing start to the season as Kibu Vicuna is still struggling to implement his playing system The Blasters have also not managed to compete with teams that play high-intensity football so far. so it will be a tough challenge for them to come victorious against the mighty Islanders.
MUMBAI CITY VS KERALA BLASTERS TEAM NEWS:
Kerala does not have any injury, everyone is available including the domestic and international players, except Bakary Kone and Sergio Cidoncha.
Mumbai’s attacking midfielder Hugo Boumous won’t be available as an option because of a groin injury, the rest of the squad will be fit to play.
PREDICTED LINE-UPS AND SCORE:
Mumbai City: A Singh; Md Rakip, MFall, M Singh, V Dakshinamurthy; R Borges, A Jahouh, B Singh, C Goddard; B Ogbeche, A L Fondre.
Kerala Blasters: A Gomes, N Kumar, S Singh, A hakku, S ASamad, R Kumar, F Pereyra, J Carneiro, Rahul KP, V Gomez, C Nhamoinesu, J Murray.
Mumbai City 2-0 Kerala Blasters
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