Eli Sabia was instrumental in Chennaiyin’s ISL 2020-21 campaign. The Brazilian defender has played every minute in the team’s 13 games so far. – ISL / Sportzpics
This is Sportstars ISL 2020-21 live blog about the duel between Chennaiyin FC and Mumbai City FC at the GMC stadium in Bambolim.
7:10 pm: Chennaiyin FC has Mumbai City FC beaten six times, the two teams fought 13 times. Here’s a full breakdown of their H2H record:
ISL 2020-21: Chennaiyin FC v Mumbai City FC – head-to-head record, game stats, updates, players to watch out for
7 p.m .: With four representatives, the championship leader Mumbai City FC dominates our 14-day ISL 2020-21 team and forms its back. More here –
Mumbai City dominated the ISL team for the fortnight
6:50 pm: Sergio Lobera makes three changes to his XI. Hernan Santana returns on the defensive after missing the previous clash due to suspension, while striker Bartholomew Ogbeche also returns to the starting line-up. Raynier Fernandes replaces Cy Goddard in midfield.
IN: Hernan Santana, Bartholomäus Ogbeche, Raynier Fernandes | AUS: Mehtab Singh, Cy Goddard, Adam le Fondre
6:40 pm: Two changes for Chennaiyin FC, as Germanpreet Singh and Jakub Sylvestr find a place in the starting XI. Anirudh Thapa continues to miss the matchday squad after suffering an injury two games ago.
Sixth-placed Chennaiyin FC have only won one victory in their last seven games and desperately need a win to increase their chances of making the play-offs. – ISL / Sportzpics
Chennaiyin FC XI: Vishal Kaith, Reagan Singh, Eli Sabia, Enes Sipovic, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Thoi Singh, Memo Moura, Germanpreet Singh, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Esmael Goncalves, Jakub Sylvestr
FC Mumbai XI: Amrinder Singh, Amey Ranawade, Mourtada Fall, Hernana Santana, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy, Hugo Boumous, Rowlinn Borges, Ahmed Jahouh, Raynier Fernandes, Bipin Singh, Bartholomäus Ogbeche
6.15 p.m .: From Bengaluru’s deadly transfers to the latest and KP Rahul’s impressive week are the main topics of conversation for the past week:
ISL 2020-21 Weekly Summary: 7 and no W for BFC. Don’t annoy Fowler
6pm: Chennaiyin FC have only scored 10 goals so far – the lowest in the league. Here’s an analytical piece on how Chennaiyin creates many opportunities but fails to meet the goals –
Can play, can’t score: Chennaiyin’s xG has defied the ISL season so far
Vishal Kaith; Reagan Singh, Enes Sipovic, Eli Sabia, and Jerry Lalrinzuala; Edwin Vanspaul, Memo Moura; Rahim Ali, Jakub Sylvestr, Lallianzuala Chhangte; Esmael Goncalves
Amrinder Singh; Amey Ranawade, Mourtada Fall, Hernan Santana, Mandar Rao Dessai; Ahmed Jahouh, Rowllin Borges; Raynier Fernandes, Hugo Boumous and Bipin Singh; Adam le Fondre.
Podcast: From coach changes and their impact on the team to a bit of ranting one of the biggest names in the league, the last week of ISL action has been dramatic to say the least. Shyam Vasudevan and Aashin Prasad are joined by The Hindu’s N Sudarshan to discuss the best and worst of the past week’s ISL action. Listen to the full-time show:
The seventh edition of the Indian Super League kicked off on November 20th in a bio-bubble in Goa.
During the four-month tournament, eleven teams will play in a league and playoff format against each other at three venues. Following the inclusion of SC East Bengal, 115 games will be played this season, up from 95 last season.
In a video posted on Chennaiyin FC’s Youtube channel, head coach Csaba Laszlo is attempting a deflated unit to inspire who have had a tough time in the Indian Super League (ISL). “You can do better … I speak to you because I know that everyone can do better in their own position. Everyone, every single person, ”said the Romanian.
The task is not getting any easier for Chennaiyin. After a demoralizing loss to ATK Mohun Bagan, leaders Mumbai City FC will face leaders Mumbai City FC on Monday at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolim.
While Chennaiyin have not been able to win in a row this season, Mumbai City are unbeaten in eleven games – a joint ISL Record next to the winning team from Bengaluru FC (2018-19) – with nine wins.
It will be a battle of the league’s top scorers, Mumbai City (18 goals), against the lowest scorers, Chennaiyin (10 ).
Laszlo, who had set up his team to play Bagan on the counter, said he would change his tactics if his team takes on Mumbai City.
« In this game against Mumbai will be very different, « said Laszlo. “We have to open the game and we want to score goals. Even if it is Mumbai City, one of the most dangerous teams in the ISL, we have to try to win the game. I’m sure we will get opportunities and there will be ways to take advantage of them, but the instinct to be hungry will be key tomorrow. “
Central midfielder Anirudh Thapa, who missed the last game due to an injury, will have to face a late fitness test on match day.
Of the two goals conceded by Mumbai City in the open game, one scored in the second leg on Chennaiyin. Sergio Lobera’s side returned from a goal and won 2-1 despite not being at their best. Qualifying for next season’s AFC Champions League remains a big goal for Lobera and he doesn’t want his team to be out in the second half of the season.
« We’re leaders in the league, but this situation in this league in particular can get in seven days change everything. Sometimes you have three games in ten days and nine points are a lot of points. So far the situation is good, but we want the best situation at the end of the season.
« I have to get out of the situation to FC Goa] last season. Hopefully it is possible to reach [ACL qualifying] this season, « said the Spaniard.