After a break of a couple of days, Indian Super League is set to return for the final league stage fixtures. Jamshedpur FC will host at Bengaluru FC at JRD Tata Sports Complex, Jamshedpur for their last league game. Both the sides will collide against each other for the second time in this season. The previous encounter at Bengaluru ended in a 2-2 draw with both the teams taking a point apiece.
Jamshedpur FC is going through a tough phase in this campaign as there has been a drought of goals. Currently, they are lying in the fifth spot with 24 league points in their 17 outings. Having lost their playoffs hope, the hosts will play for their pride in their final game. This is the second time in the row that Jamshedpur FC will finish fifth in the league standings. After another decent season, they would be hoping to end their campaign on a winning note.
On the contrary, Bengaluru FC has been in sublime form throughout this tournament under Sunil Chettri. They are currently leading the league standings with 34 points in their 17 league games. The visitors have ten wins under their belt so far in this campaign and would be hoping to make it eleven in the upcoming match. Bengaluru FC, who have been the most consistent team in this season, must be eyeing to emerge victorious in their final league fixture.
Date: Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: JRD Tata Sports Complex, Jamshedpur
League: Indian Super League
Live Telecast: Star Network
Online Streaming: Hotstar (Website, App)
Jamshedpur FC – W D L W L D
Bengaluru FC – L W D L L W
- Team Management can go ahead with the secondary lineup to rest some of their players.
- Erik Paaratalu, Nishu Kumar and maybe Sunil Chhetri will not feature in this match.
- Soram Anganba can stand behind the sticks for Bengaluru FC.
- Tim Cahill, Raju Gaikwad, and Robin Gurung will miss the upcoming match due to their respective injuries.
- Subrata Pal will be the Goalkeeper for the home team.
Probable Playing 11
Jamshedpur FC– Subrata Paul (GK), Karan Amin, Augustin Fernandes, Tiri, Dhanachandra Singh, Mario Arques, Memo, Michael Soosairaj, Carlos Calvo, Sergio Cidoncha, Farukh Choudhary
Bengaluru FC– Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK), Rino Anto, Rahul Bheke, Gursimrat Singh, Harmanjot Khabra, Kean Lewis, Xisco Hernandez, Udanta Singh, Luis Lopez, Edmund Lalrindika, Sunil Chhetri