Mumbai City FC
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Goa
9th November 2014, 16:30IST
Tactical News and Lineups :
Laxmikant Kattimani will take his position in goal replacing Czech Jan Seda,the back four will be the usual combination of Narayan Das and Debabrata Roy at Left Back and Right Back respectively with French Defenders Youness Bengelloun and Grégory Arnolin partnering each other in Central Defence.Mandar Rao Desai will be taking his place at Left Midfield with Romeo Fernandes at Right Midfield and with Jewel Raja and Portugese Bruno Pinheiro pairing up at the centre of midfield.Zico will make marquee player Robert Pires play in the hole and play Czech striker Miroslav Slepicka up front.
Expected Starting XI against Mumbai City FC (4-4-1-1): Laxmikant Kattimani, Narayan Das , Youness Bengelloun , Grégory Arnolin , Debabrata Roy , Mandar Rao Desai , Romeo Fernandes , Bruno Pinheiro , Jewel Raja , Robert Pires and Miroslav Slepicka.
Mumbai City FC
Peter Reid will probably start with a 4-4-1-1 formation , that has been successfull .Subrata Paul will take up his position in goal , with Deepak Mondal and Syed nabi taking their place in Left and Right back respectively with Cmovs and Friedrich pairing each other in the centre of defence .Lanrindike Ralte will be deployed on the left side of midfield with Subhash Singh being played on the right side of midfield. Peter Reid will pair up jan Stohanzl and Johan Letzelter in the centre of the park ,with Stohanzl’s ability to break up play and starting up new attacks a vital reason for Mumbai City’s recent success .Andre Moritz will start just behind the striker with Nicolas Anelka taking his place in attack.
Expected Starting XI against FC Goa (4-4-1-1) : Subrata Paul , Deepak Mondal , Syed Nabi , Pavel Cmovs , Manuel Friedrich , Lalrindike Ralte , Subhash Singh , Jan Stohanzl , Johan Letzelter , Andre Moritz and Nicolas Anelka .
FC Goa 0-2 Mumbai City FC
With Mumbai having the oppurtunity to move up to 2nd position in the table and with their recent performances this oks like a game which should be a comfortable one for the Away side .