Mohun Bagan A.C. vs Chennai City FC Match Preview
Mohun Bagan A.C. look set to lock horns with Chennai City FC in their last match of I-League 2016-17 at Rabindra Sarovar Stadium on Sunday, well aware of the fact that they need a miracle to win the title again.
Mohun Bagan are on the second position in the I-League table with 33 points from 17 matches – 3 points behind leaders Aizwal. The Mariners will surely have one eye on the Match in Shillong but at the same time they need to keep their focus intact and bag three points against Chennai City FC. It will be catastrophe if Aizwal and Bagan lose at the same time.
The solitary goal defeat to Aizwal FC last week all but ended Mohun Bagan’s dream of a second I-League within 3 years. Mohun Bagan were left red faced when they were forced to play in a stern condition in Aizwal. There was so much fog that the players weren’t able to see each other. The result left Aizwal FC in pole position to lift the title for the first time.
Bagan, on the other hand, will not only have to win against Chennai City FC but also need Lajong to beat Aizwal in order to lay their hands on the title as the Mariners have a superior Goal Difference overall.
Mohun Bagan A.C.:
Balwant Singh is expected to start instead Duffy as the latter is nursing a groin injury, but Sen said that he will be available for selection.U-22 player Raynier may be given a chance to adorn the central midfield role.
Chennai City FC:
Chennai will miss defender Anyichie Echezona through suspension. The Nigerian saw a red in their previous game – a 6-1 defeat at the hands of Churchill Brothers. Prasanth Karuthadathkuni and Denson Devdas are doubtful.
Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time: 19:05 ( IST )
Venue: Rabindra Sarovar Stadium
TV details: Ten 2
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