It is Matchday 29 of the Hero ISL 2016 and the two bottom teams from the ISL Season 3 meet each other for today’s clash. It will be the host 7th position FC Pune City to play the Visitors last standing FC Goa at the Balewadi Stadium, Pune 3 November 2016. However, FC Goa has lost 5 out of the 7 ISL Matches played so far and lost 1 and Drawn 1 respectively having 4 points. Whereas, FC Pune City has just lost 2 games, Drawn 3 and Won 1 out of their 7 isl matches played so far. A desperation of win can be seen from both the teams in tonights game. Let’s take a look at FC Pune City vs FC Goa prediction, match preview & predicted line-ups. [ISL 2016 Points Table]
FC Pune City vs FC Goa (ISL 2016)
Date: 3 November 2016.
Venue: Balewadi Stadium, Pune.
Time: 7.00pm IST
Broadcasters: Star Sports (English) Star Gold (Hindi)
FC Pune vs FC Goa Match Preview
Cannot manage 3 points as the last 3 games were a consecutive 1-1 Draw for Pune against Kerela Blasters, Chennaiyin FC and Delhi Dynamos. Moreover, FC Pune City might have an evening to forget as they gAve away a goal to North East United FC in the last few minutes of the Match. However, they seem to dominate the Match with maximum ball possession.
Although, counter attacking opposition is the major issue for Fc Pune City as most of the players go forward in the attacking lines of the half.Tato is a key man up front. Furthermore, they have Argentine Gustavo Oberman and then Anibal Zurdo who were impressive since the start of the Hero ISL 2016 season 3
A Devastating 2-0 defeat for the Gaurs against Delhi Dynamos was a nightmare Couldn’t sign the Brazillian striker Leo Moura would be a matter of concern for Zico but instead, Julio Ceasar brings on the pace in the Gaurs attacking department.
However, Challenging Kerela Blasters Defense is not so easy and their organized gameplay is a headache for the opponents admired Zico. However, the FC Goa Manager is still optimistic with his team and could disappoint the top tables teams at any point. ‘’Our Aim is to Get on the top 4 in the Hero Isl 2016 points table and Kerela Blasters is a task in Hand’’ Said Zico. If the Gaurs loose this match they will be out of this competetion.
FC Pune City (4-3-3)
Defenders: Narayan, Eduardo, Gouramangi, Bheke
Midfielders: Arata, Lucca, Oberman
Strikers: Tato, Zurdo, Pradhan
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, Richardson
FC Pune City vs FC Goa Prediction
You can never underestimate the two bottom teams though. You never know when can they bounce back. Atthough this can be decisive fixture as who will move ahead to challenge the top teams in the ISL points table. However, both teams will be high on pressing the ball with a desperation to score the Goal. Although i predict a 1-1 Draw for this match. Pradhan to score for Pune City Fc and Reinaldo to score the only FC Goa goal
Pune vs Goa Live Streaming
This 7th vs 8th clash of the Hero ISL 2016 Season 3 Match between FC Pune City vs FC Goa FC can be watched on STAR Sports 3, Star Gold & Star Utsav in Hindi. You can also watch the FC Pune City vs FC Goa live streaming online through the Hotstar app.