FCG Vs BFC Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Table toppers Goa look to register their fifth successive win and consolidate their spot at the top of the points tally
The Indian Super League resumes its travails after a hiatus for the festive period with the first encounter of the new year set to be played this Friday. And we couldn’t have asked for a befitting tie to thrown open the doors of 2020 than the one slated between stalwarts Bengaluru and Goa today.
Planted firmly down in the top of the points tally, Goa have been in electric and gripping touch in this edition of the marquee league. The club have registered 6 wins from the 10 encounters they have traversed till now with a four match winning spree seeing them sit three points clear of second place at the moment.
Defeating Chennaiyin 4-3 in a seven goal thriller the last time around, the result was the perfect epitome of how succulent the side have been this term. It was an emphatic attacking performance from the side, one they’ll be looking to emanate come today’s outing against Bengaluru as well.
Elsewhere, finding themselves in third place in the league at the moment, for Bengaluru the last five matches have not played out according to their gameplan. The club lost 1-0 the last time around to now register just two wins in the previous five encounters, a set of events which has pushed them the five points behind Goa.
This will be a closely contested affair between two levelly matched sides with Goa just about scramming their way to a win owing to their pulsating attack.
Probable Playing 11
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK), Albert Serran, Juanan, Harmanjot Khabra, Nishu Kumar, Erik Paartalu, Raphael Augusto, Dimas Delgado, Sunil (C), Ashique, Udanta Singh
Mohammad Nawaz (GK), Carlos Pena, Seriton Fernandes, Mourtada Fall, Mandar Rao Dessai, Lenny Rodrigues, Jackichand, Brandon Fernandes, Ahmed, Hugo Boumous, Ferran Corominas
Indian Super League 2019-20
Match: Bengaluru Vs Goa
Date And Time: 3rd January, Friday- 7:30pm IST
Venue: Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru
Television: Star Sports 2/HD, JioTV
- Albert Serran, Juanan, Harmanjot Khabra, Dimas Delgado
- Carlos Pena, Seriton Fernandes, Hugo Boumous, Ferran Corominas
Top Goal Scorer
- Albert Serran: 1 Goal
- Ferran Corominas: 7 Goals
FCG Vs BFC Dream11 Goal-Keeper
Up against a profound attacking side, Bengaluru will turn to their defensive gameplan to try and come out unscathed from this one. And they have just the watchdog in their goal in Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, a player who has parried away shots at will to see us roll him in for this one.
FCG Vs BFC Dream11 Defenders
The discourse for this encounter is blatantly clear. This is going to be a tie determined by the battle between Bengaluru’s defence and Goa’s attack with the more well functioning facet on the day taking their side to a win.
And especially at a time when the goals have completely dried up for Bengaluru, the club will thrust all its resources in a bid towards shunting out Goa’s persistent attacking plays. And the side is capable of doing so as well, having let in just the six goals in 10 outings to see us get in a duo of selections from the side.
Both Harmanjot Khabra and Juanan find a place in our side owing to his narrative while from Goa we are getting in a partnership as well. The club is up against a side which has scored a mere 11 times till now, the ideal set to see Goa imbed in palace a cleansheet which they have long yearned for, a rhetoric which can be played out by Mourtada Fall and Carlos Pena.
FCG Vs BFC Dream11 Midfielders
Scoring in the 46th minute of the foregone affair to see his side take a critical 2-0 lead in their encounter, Hugo Boumous becomes an instant pick for us from Goa. The player has been instrumental in the side scorching its way down the park and torching their way to a slew of goals, someone who looks likely to add to his ever growing tally today.
He’s going to be partnered up by Brandon Fernandes who has been in piquant touch off late, getting both goals and assists over the course of December to see us indulge in his services as well from the side. Mandar Rao Dessai completes the trio of picks from the side while from Bengaluru we are divulging in the selection of a duo.
It begins with Raphael Augusto, someone who has tried to manoeuvre his way towards meaningful attacking sojourns for the side and try to imbue in place some semblance for the unit. Erik Paartalu comes in as well to wrap up our five man midfield for the day.
FCG Vs BFC Dream11 Strikers
Even before we have approached this docket of our Dream 11 side, it was clear that there was going to be one name who was always going to find a place in our team for the day He scored the last time around for his side to see him accumulate seven goals for the season to make Goa’s striker, Ferran Corominas our pick here.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Corominas captains our side as well for the day while Boumous is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.