Mumbai is all set to host what has got to be one of the most riveting and nail biting encounters in recent Indian Super League history as Atletico de Kolkata travel to Mumbai with a slender 1 goal advantage in the second league of the semi finals. It will be advantage to the Kolkata outfit who part from their one goal lead, will also benefit from the fact that Mumbai City FC will be without their key forward and marquee man Diego Forlan who was will be serving his one match ban after getting sent off in the previous leg. Forlan was a key figure behind City’s table top finish in the league stages, both creating and scoring goals.The absence of the the Uruguayan could come as a huge blow for Alexander Guimares’ side.
Atletico De Kolkata' s Consistency, Diego Forlan' s Hat-Trick & Marcelinho' s masterclass feature among the fantastic moments of the Indian Super League so far.
Atletico De Kolkata hosts FC Pune City in the final game of the season for both the sides. Antonio Habas returns to his old stomping ground and with FC Pune City out of the semi final spots, he would look to end the season with a bang. ATK on the other hand have already secured their place in the semi finals and would look to finish the group stage off on a high note.
We have a thrilling encounter on our hands as North East United FC host Delhi Dynamos in their final home match of the season, with The Highlanders desperate for 3 points in order to stay in contention for a a place in the semis.
Mumbai City FC book their place in semi finals of the latest edition of the Indian Super League after a comfortable 2-0 win against last year’s champions Chennaiyin FC at the Mumbai Football Arena. This will be the first semi final venture for the Ranbir Kapoor owned side since the League’s inception in 2014; Atletico de Kolkata, who currently sit in 3rd position in the league table, will look to confirm their semi final berth. While FC Goa, who lie at the bottom of the pile would still want to be in mathematical contention for a place in the semis with a win at home this time around. The return leg, which was a feisty encounter ended with both the sides splitting points, a scenario that wouldn’t benefit either of the teams this time around.
Defensive frailties, lack of proper attacking intent most of the times and an ageing squad and added to it a brand new coaching regime, inaugural Champions of the Indian Super League, Atletico De Kolkata seem to have been going through a tough time in the latest edition of the Indian Super League
The battle for cementing a place in the playoffs heats up as North East United FC host Mumbai City FC in Match number 31 of the Hero Indian Super League.
Chennayin FC held to a draw by a superb strike from Mumbai's Leo Costa; Pune face Goa in crucial tie at the bottom of the table.
Southern derby between Chennaiyin FC & Kerala Blasters was a goalless draw while FC Goa eye their second win in the Indian Super League against Delhi Dynamos.
Misery keeps on piling for FC Goa coach Zico, as they succumb to their second home defeat by the Kerala Blasters. Mumbai City FC one the other hand face Atletico de Kolkata