AFC Cup 2016 Semi Final 2nd Leg, Bengaluru FC vs JDT (Johor Darul Ta’zim) Prediction, Preview, lineups & Live Stream Info: Bengaluru FC holds the Golden Opportunity to create History by becoming the First Indian Club to reach the AFC Cup Finals. However, they Just Need to Hold this game for a 0-0 Draw to advance in the AFC Cup Final. Moreover, Bengaluru FC carries an away goal advantage as they Draw 1-1 against Johor Darul Ta’zim for the 1st Leg Semifinal Match at Malaysia.
So all the Hardcore Football fans from India, it’s time to passionately support our Indian Club who is on the verge of creating the History. The Visitors Johor Darul Ta’zim to face Bengaluru FC for the 2nd leg of AFC Cup 2016 SemiFinal at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bangalore as on 19 October 2016.
Bengaluru FC vs JDT (Johor Darul Ta’zim) 2nd Leg AFC Cup 2016
Date: 19 October 2016.
Venue: Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bangalore.
Time: 7:00 pm IST, 9:30 pm (Malaysian Time).
Broadcasters: Fox Sports Malaysia ( Malaysia) Star sports (India)
Just a goalless Draw and Bengaluru FC gets the ticket to play the AFC Cup 2016 Final. Just like the 1st Leg gameplay JDT to hold the maximum ball possession while Bengaluru FC to take advantage and try to break the Deadlock through Counter-attacking gameplay. However, the injury is a matter of concern for Bengaluru.
Left-back Keegan Pereira isn’t with the squad via a long-term injury, as well as the duo of Udanta Singh and Lalchhuanmawia is about to miss this massive fixture. ”We are in this second leg with a good result and can try to make the final for the first time in an Indian club’s history” quotes the Bengaluru FC manager Albert Roca.
Johor Darul Ta’zim has already beaten Bengaluru FC 2-0 in the Group Stages of the AFC Cup 2016. But as they proceed they observe that this is not the Bengaluru team from the Group stages. The have all the capabilities of what it takes to hold on for a draw or even break through with a devastating counter attack.
Meanwhile, Johor Darul Ta’zim’s Key players Pereyra Diaz, Martin Lucero and Amri Yahyah would miss this game because of the 2nd successive Yellow card from previous Match. ”Patience is key. We need to be patience and need to stick to our plan and play accordingly” quotes the JDT manager Mario Gomez (JDT Manger)
Probable Playing XI
Bengaluru FC (4-4-2)
Goalkeeper: Amrinder Singh
Defenders: Rino Anto, Juanan, John Johnson, Nishu Kumar
Midfielders: Alwyn George, Cameron Watson, Alvaro Rubio
Strikers: Sunil Chhetri, CK Vineeth
Johor Darul Ta’zim (4-3-3)
Goalkeeper: Mohammad Roslan
Defenders: Aidil Zafuan, Azamuddin Akil, Marcos Antonio, Mohammad Azrif
Midfielders: Mazlan, Rahim, Harun
Strikers: Chanturu, Azinee, Sali
Bengaluru FC vs JDT Prediction
No doubt about that Johor Darul Ta’zim are the Defending Champions. But the Fact remains that JDT to miss their key players for this Massive deciding fixture due to Suspension. This is propably a good news for Bengaluru FC and they might hold the game for a 0-0 Draw. Although my Prediction for this game is a 1-0 Bengaluru FC victory which will confirm their 2016 AFC Cup Finals berth.
Bengaluru FC vs Johor Darul Ta’zim Live Stream
Such a massive fixture as the I-LEAGUE Champions face off the AFC Cup Defending Champions in a decider and can you miss watching this gam?. So Indian spectators do support our team by watching it live on the Star Sports 2 and Star Sports HD 2.
You can also watch the Bengaluru FC vs JDT live stream online through the HotStar app. Whereas people from Malaysia can watch Johor Darul Ta’zim play live on the Fox Sports 3 channel. Malaysians can also watch the 2016 AFC Cup SemiFinal 2nd Leg live stream online through the Fox Sports Play app.