FC Goa, SC East Bengal Face-Off At Tilak Maidan

Akshay Sonawane
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FC Goa will be facing SC East Bengal at Tilak Maidan, in Vasco Da Gama, Goa for the Indian Super League fixture at 7:30 PM IST. FC Goa has acquired the third spot with 14 points while SC East Bengal has occupied the 10th position with six points.

FC Goa had nine games so far in the tournament out of which they won four, lost thrice and had a draw on two occasions. SC East Bengal played eight games, they lost four matches, drew thrice and were victorious once.

SC East Bengal had a poor start to their ISL campaign. They didn’t win a single game in the league after seven matches but the losing streak was ended in their last game against Odisha FC. Bengal managed to pocket a convincing 3-1 victory against Odisha FC who is currently at the bottom of the ISL standings. Bengal has some serious issues with their defence as they have failed to keep a clean sheet till now.

FC Goa are in a comfortable position in the points table. Just like SC East Bengal, they have been poor in the defence, yet they have managed to keep one clean sheet till now. The team would want to get on the winning track for their upcoming fixtures.

The two teams faced each other in the year 2018, Bengal came out victorious by 1-0 against the Gaurs.

SC East Bengal signed Bright Enobakhare recently in the transfer window. He was a substitute in the previous match and had an immediate impact.

FC Goa has no issues regarding injuries, the team has a fully fit squad to choose from. There is no major absence which will make the game interesting.