After a humbling 4-2 loss at the hands of Mohun Bagan, Salgaocar FC manager Malcolm Thomson has accepted that the Mariners are a much stronger side, and he needs a few additions to his own squad.
It is now two wins out of as many matches for Mohun Bagan AC, but their perfectionist coach Sanjoy Sen still believes that his side needs to work on a few things, as the season progresses - in particular, the defence.
Sanjoy Sen's men gathered a lot of momentum ahead of the Kolkata derby with a 4-2 thrashing of Salgaocar FC, as man of the match Luciano Sabrosa got his first goal in Mohun Bagan colours, on his debut for the club.
It was a losing start for Goan clubs Sporting Clube de Goa and Salgaocar FC on the first matchday of I League while Bengaluru FC made a strong start.
Sporting Club de Goa and Salgaocar FC start as favorites in the 10 team Goa Pro League while TUFF Laxmi Prasad Sports Club will like to cause an upset or two.
Having retained Scottish striker Darryl Duffy and the core set of Indian players from last season, Salgaocar FC have signed attacking midfielder Martin Scott
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