SYD Vs SHG Fantasy Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Shanghai SIPG partake in their first Champions League fixture today.
After a disappointing end to life in the CSL, Shanghai SIPG turn to greener pastures looking to make amends for their debacle in the league. Despite ending up atop of Group B in the Chinese league, the club failed to convert that form going forward with the side eventually even losing out in its third place fixture.
All their dominance in the group stage fixtures meant for little with the fourth placed side in the league failing to justify their stature. Dejected after the woeful manner in which they fell apart when it mattered the most, Shanghai SIPG await a stern test when they take on the A-League champions.
Winning their summit clash 1-0, for Sydney that triumph was a much needed one ahead of returning to the land of the Asian Champions League. The side was in diabolic touch the last time it took to the tournament way back in March with the team failing to win both of its opening fixtures to sit in third place.
SYD Vs SHG Fantasy Probable Winner
This Group H clash will be contested hotly given the importance of the three points at stake. What will favour Shanghai SIPG is their repertoire of attacking names, players who should manage to conjure up the much needed goals to win this contest for the side.
Probable Playing 11
Lopar, Cordier, Ryan, Jurman, Kamau, Schwegler, Baccus, Georgievski, Muller, Duke, Cox
Yan Junling, Wei Lai, Wei Zhen, Shenyuan Li, Oscar, Ricardo Lopes, Chen Binbin, Odil Akhmedov, Yang Shiyuan, Marko Arnautovic, Hulk
Asian Champions League 2020-21
Match: Sydney Vs Shanghai SIPG Group H
Date And Time: 19th November, Thursday- 3:30pm IST
- Buhagiar: 1 Goal
- Marko: 7 Goals, 1 Assist
Shanghai SIPG Vs Sydney: 2-2
Before their fiasco, Shanghai SIPG had taken on the identity of the best defensive setup in the CSL. The side has let in the least number of goals across both the groups at a measly 11, a figure attained due to the services of Chen Wei.
Wang Shenchao played a crucial role in giving his side the aura of an invincible backline as well to see him form the duo of defensive picks from the side. Sydney on the other hand see us make fullback Rhyan Grant a must have pick after he hit the side’s match winning goal in the A-League final.
The gritty Alex Wilkinson will give him company for the contest.
Ricardo Lopes tried his level best to try and seal third place in the CSL in his side’s favour. He struck the side’s goal in the 1-1 draw against Beijing Guoan, a strike which deserved to end up on the winning side.
Aaron Mooy was solid all across the season for the club, making full use of his versatile skill set to make his presence felt all across the park. Sydney on the other hand see us opt for the services of the guile filled Milos Ninkovic owing to his myriad tally of five goals and three assists.
Paulo Retre from midfield completes the picks from the land of the club in this docket owing to his ability to clobber attacking plays and win the ball.
Spearheading Shanghai SIPG’s attacking challenge with 7 goals to emerge as their top scorer, Marko Arnautovic was always going to be a must have pick from the side. Hulk with the five goals will link up with him.
The Australian setup on the other hand see the riveting Kosta Barbarouses nail his place in our side owing to his 8 goal and 6 assist tally.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Marko’s 8 goal contributions see him captain our team while Kosta is the vice-captain.
Chen, Wang, Grant, Wilkinson, Mooy, Ninkovic, Retre, Lopes, Hulk, Marko, Kosta
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