Atlético de Kolkata (ATK) will take on FC Goa (FCG) in their fourth match of the ISL 2016 season today, 16th October 2016. Both teams are struggling to get win especially Goa what they did in the previous season of Indian Super League. Atlético de Kolkata’s marquee player Helder Postiga ruled out of the tournament due to a rib injury. This is the 15th match of ISL 2016 and will take place at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium, Kolkata. Below is complete Atlético de Kolkata vs FC Goa prediction, match preview, and squad.
Kolkata vs Goa Match Preview
Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) are the inaugural champions of the ISL and are undefeated so far in the tournament. They played total three games in ISL 2016 out of which one win and two drew. The team only won against a Kerala Blasters by 1-0 because of amazing goal by Javi Lara. He has scored two goals for the Kolkata and will look to continue his form in this match too. It will be interesting to see what changes coach Jose Molina make in today’s match.
FC Goa (FCG) is placed at the bottom of the ISL points table with zero wins out of three matches they played so far in the tournament. It is a hard time for Goa but they have to quickly solve their mistake before it’s being too late. Atletico de Kolkata is a mystery for coach Zico in the tournament as both these teams have met six times out of which four of them were draws and two games won by Kolkata.
Atlético de Kolkata vs FC Goa Prediction
Last year’s finalists FC Goa have suffered three successive losses and they are looking for a win. Kolkata is the most consistent team in the ISL 2016 and it will be tough for Goa to defeat them. Our prediction is for Atlético de Kolkata to win. Can FC Goa win their first game against Atletico de Kolkata? Comment below your prediction.
Squad (Predicted Lineups)
FC Goa 4-5-1
Goalkeeper: Laxmikant Kattimani
Defenders: Debabrata Roy, Lucio, Gregory Arnolin, Raju Gaikwad
Midfielders: Romeo Fernandes, Mandar Rao Desai, Jofre Mattieu, Trindade Goncalves, Richarlyson
Atletico de Kolkata(4-5-1)
Goalkeeper: Debjit Mazumder
Defenders: Pritam Kotal, Arnab Mondal, Tiri, Robert Lalthlamuana
Midfielders: Borja Fernandes, Bikramjit Singh; Sameegh Doutie, Iain Hume, Javi Lara
Striker: Helder Postiga