It’s Matchday 28 of the Hero ISL Season 3 and the league is half way through. Well the two competitive teams Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City FC meet each other. However, it will be the 2nd spot Mumbai City FC with 11 points to travel Chennai to play the host 5th spot Chennaiyin FC with 9 points for their next ISL fixture. The team winning this match tops the table again. Chennaiyin FC to play Mumbai City FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Marina Arena as on 2 November 2016. Below is the ISL 2016 Match 26th, Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City FC prediction, match preview & predicted line-ups. [ISL 2016 Points Table]
Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City FC (ISL 2016)
Date: 2 November 2016.
Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Marina Arena.
Time: 7.00pm IST
Broadcasters: Star Sports (English) Star Gold (Hindi)
Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City Preview
Bad news for Chennaiyin FC as former Liverpool Left back, John Arne Riise, will be absent for this match as well, owing to ankle damage. The heroic marquee player and Chennai’s spine is expected to miss other two-to-three games. Even Mulder to miss tonight’s fixture due to an injury. However, Manuele Blasi will come in for the injured Mulder, as he did during Saturday’s goalless draw as well. Eli Sabia will retain his place alongside skipper Bernard Mendy in the heart of the defense.
Sony Norde has been a destructive weapon in hand for the Mumbai City FC. With the capability of moving forward in quick time and pressing the ball so well is an ariel threat for the opposition at the counterattacking moments. He seems to attack well pairing up with pace and combining well with midfielder Krisztian Vadocz. Talking about the Mumbai City FC defense the Romanian centre-back Lucian Goian is the most impressive Defender this season and could make the Chennaiyin attackers silent with his tackles and interceptions. Mumbai to play with the same side.
Chennaiyin FC (4-4-2)
Goalkeeper: Dwayane Kerr
Defenders: Mehrajuddin Wadoo, Bernard Mendy, John Arne Riise, N.Mohanraj
Midfielders: Baljit Sahni, Hans Mulder, Raphael Augusto, Jayesh Rane
Strikers: Jeje Lalpekhlua, Dudu Omagbemi
Mumbai City FC(4-3-3)
Goalkeeper: Roberto Netto
Defenders: Ashutosh Mehta, Anwar Ali, Gerson Vieira, Aiborlang Khongjee
Midfielders: Pronay Halder, Leo Costa, Krisztián Vadócz
Strikers: Forlan, Sony Norde, Cafu
Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City FC Prediction
Chennaiyin has always been a dominating side since the beginning of the ISL season. However, it’s a matter of fact that the key players to make the South Indian franchise win are out of the ISL action and are playing football at their respective clubs. Whereas Mumbai City FC has an extra edge as they have the World Cup Star Diego Forlan with them and Sony norde and Cafu gets extra pace in the Mumbai Frontline.
Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City FC Prediction: Predict a 2-0 away victory for Mumbai City FC.
Watch Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City Live Streaming
This exciting clash of the Hero ISL 2016 Season 3 Match between Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City FC FC can be watched on STAR Sports 3, Star Gold & Star Utsav in Hindi. You can also watch the Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City FC FC live streaming online through the Hotstar app.