FCG Vs CFC Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Colossal task staring Goa in the face as they look to overturn a 4-1 deficit from the first round.
The dream just refuses to seize for Chennaiyin. After embarking on one of the most wondrous sprees in the league to climb as high as the top 4 and make it into the semi-finals of the league, the club ended up working wonders once again to pummel Goa 4-1 in the first round of their semi-final.
If the league stage encounters saw the side punch above its weight, the semi-final result was all the more covered in glory. Winning us over with a performance to write home about, the side ended up not only defeating league toppers Goa but routing them in dominant display, one hardly anyone envisaged before the tie.
Now carrying a gargantuan lead into the second fixture of the doubleheader against Goa, Chennaiyin are no longer considered a side with an outside chance of winning the league. They have earned the moniker of overwhelming favourites, one rightfully serenaded upon the side courtesy of their effervescent displays which have been one to write home about.
We have to win to overcome the deficit, but that does not mean we go all out from minute one. It’s 90 minutes and more and whatever football that I know, it is not decided in the first 10 to 15 minutes. It will be till the final whistle and we will take it minute-by-minute,” Goa’s manager Miranda said.
“When you have any sort of advantage, it’s good to have that. That being said, we know that we have a very dangerous match. Over the course of the 18 games in the league, they have been the best team. I have so much respect for FC Goa and that won’t change we have to make sure that we see our advantage through, not that it won’t present its own challenges,” said Chennaiyin’s manager Coyle when talking about how his side would be approaching the encounter.
Goa are not a side which repeat the same mistakes tie and in a fixture of such colossal ramifications, they’ll be doling out their finest brand of attacking football today. They’ll be ruthless and relentless, beating upon Chennaiyin’s goal all across the 90 minutes to come out with a win to their name from this one but unfortunately one big enough to take them into the final.
Probable Playing 11
Mohammad Nawaz (GK), Mourtada Fall, Carlos Pena, Mandar Rao Dessai, Seriton Fernandes, Lenny Rodrigues, Brandon Fernandes, Hugo Boumous, Edu Bedia, Jackichand, Ferran Corominas
Karanjit Singh (GK), Lucian Goian, Eli Sabia, Jerry, Masih, Edwin Vanspaul, Dhanpal Ganesh, Anirudh, Dragos Firtulescu, Lallianzuala, Nerijus Valskis
Indian Super League 2019-20
Match: Goa Vs Chennaiyin Semi-Final 1
Date And Time: 7th February, Saturday- 7:30pm IST
Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Goa
Television: Star Sports 2/HD, JioTV
- Mourtada Fall, Carlos Pena, Hugo Boumous, Ferran Corominas
- Lucian Goian, Eli Sabia, Dragos Firtulescu, Nerijus Valskis
Top Goal Scorer
- Ferran Corominas: 14 Goals
- Nerijus Valskis: 13 Goals
Freekick and Corner Taker
- Edu Bedia
- Dragos Firtulescu
Chennaiyin Vs Goa: 4-1
FCG Vs CFC Dream11 Goal-Keeper
We’ll be going in with Vishal Kaith from Chennaiyin as our goal-keeper for the forthcoming encounter. Despite the way the previous tie played out, Goa continue to remain the league’s highest scorers and will come out hot out of the blocks right from minute one to unleash a carnage Vishal’s way, one his skill set will allow him to parry away to accrue vital save points.
FCG Vs CFC Dream11 Defenders
We’ll be beginning our Dream 11 side with the pick of L Goian from Chennaiyin for this encounter with the side being accorded the comfort of defending their 4-1 lead today.
Elsewhere, we are venturing in with the trio from Goa , one which comprises of Seriton Fernandes, S Gama and Carlos Pena. Although a cleansheet looks unlikely for them, three have a penchant to maraud their way into the side’s attacking sorties and pull off either a goal or assist.
FCG Vs CFC Dream11 Midfielders
Had it been anyother side in the league looking to overcome from a 4-1 deficit, the tie would have been over even before it got underway. However, if one side can do it, its Goa with the team having stamped it authority across the league stage encounters.
And at the forefront of these enchanting attacking displays was Hugo Boumous with 11 goals to see us make him our first pick from the side. Brandon Fernandes has recovered from his injury and should be back in the side’s playing 11 to see him come in as well along with Lenny Rodrigues as we opt for a myriad and guile filled trio from the side.
From the opposition meanwhile, it’s just the double selection for us with us moving in for Edwin Vanspaul and L Changte with former having 6 goals in the tournament
FCG Vs CFC Dream11 Strikers
This might be the thinnest component of our Dream 11 side but it is one of the most expensive ones. We have shelved out a staggering amount to rope in the leading scorers from both the sides with us beginning with Ferran Corominas from Goa with the player having scored 14 times this season.
From the opposition meanwhile, Nerijus Valskis has torched his way to 13 goals this season with him devoutly serving his side to carry them to this stage to make him a must have pick.
Captain And Vice-Captain
With Goa set to come all out today, Ferran will captain our side while Nerijus is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Vishal, Gama, Sabia, Fernandes, Pena, Vanspaul, Boumous, Changte, Rodrigues, Nerijus, Ferran
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Updated Team after Line Up came out
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.