East Bengal was struggling in the league in their last 7 matches. They won their first match this season against Odisha FC with 3-1 on the scoreboard. Currently positioned at the 10th position in the league standing.
With new players in the team, the Red and Gold will be looking to win their consecutive matches to rank up.
Recently Bright Enobakhare joined SC East Bengal and proved himself productive in his very first game when he scored the first goal in the ISL.
On the other FC Goa has secured the top 4 teams standing, occupying the 3rd position. They started slow this season but gained momentum in their past matches.
SC East Bengal vs FC Goa Preview:
The Red and Gold have played out a 3-1 won against Odisha FC in their previous match. They struggled in their last 7 matches, finally winning the first of the season so far.
Whereas the Gaur won their last game with 2-1 against Hyderabad FC. They have won a total of 4 out of 9 matches.
Top Goalscorer Igor Angulo plays for FC Goa, he has scored a total of 9 goals so far in 9 matches. He will probably be increasing his score tally in the match with FC Goa.
SC East Bengal vs FC Goa Team News:
Robbie Fowler head coach of SC East Bengal probably can include Enobakhare in the playing XI. He might play with a 4-3-3 formation.
“We know FC Goa and the players they have got. It’s going to be an incredibly tough game, but we will go into it with more confidence because of our last result. We have played good football, but we could have done better at times in terms of possession. It’s up to the players to execute the plans,”-Robbie Fowler
Juan Ferrando is most likely to play with the few changes in the squad. The team will come up with a 4-2-3-1 formation.
Predicted Line-ups and Score
SC East Bengal: Debjit Majumder, Daniel Fox, Scott Neville, Milan Singh, Bikash Jairu, Raju Gaikwad, Matti Steinmann, Haobam Tomba Singh, Anthony Pilkington, Mohammed Rafique, Jacques Maghoma.
FC Goa: Mohammad Nawaz, Iván Garrido, James Donachie, Saviour Gama, Seriton Fernandes, Edu Bedia, Lenny Rodrigues, Brandon Fernandes, Alexander Jesuraj, Igor Angulo, Jorge Ortíz.
SC East Bengal 2 – 2 FC Goa
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