The upcoming fixture of Chennaiyin FC and FC Pune City is going to be a thrilling contest because both the teams are worthy contenders for the title spot of Indian Super League 2017-18. Chennaiyin FC is the second team on the points table with 17 points from five wins of the nine matches they have played so far in the tournament. For FC Pune City, they have also won five matches and managed to beg sixteen points just trailing one point behind the home team. The home team’s last match ended in a draw which would have been a sure victory for them and they could only salvage one point against one of the weakest team in the tournament. For the away team, they have also drawn with Kerala Blasters FC which they should have won. So in this fixture both the teams would try to gain back to their winning momentum and whoever wins this match would surely give Bengaluru FC the current league leaders a run for their title.
League- Indian Super League 2017-2018
Venue- Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, India
Date and Time- 8:00 PM IST on Friday, January 12, 2018
Last six performances of both teams in Indian Super League 2017-18:
FCPC – W, L, L, L, L, W
CFC – L, W, L, W, W, D
Kaith (GK), Chhuantea, Gurtej, Rafa Lopez, Golui, Adil, Tebar, Carlos, Lucca, Ashique, Alfaro
Karanjit (GK), Jerry L, Sereno, Mailson, Calderon, Dhanpal, Germanpreet, Nelson, Mihelic, Francisco, Jeje
Jeje Lalpekhlua (CFC)
Emiliano Alfaro (FCPC)
H Sereno (CFC)
R Lopez (FCPC)
Even though the points table indicate that Chennaiyin FC is the better team on sheets and on the ground, it wouldn’t be wise to rule out the away team so quickly in this game because they are just breathing on the home team’s neck. If FC Pune City gets an early opportunity they would dominate the game. Our money is on FC Pune City in this game.
We are providing you the FCPC vs CFC football match preview based on our research and understanding. Please choose your own probable playing 11 as these matches are quite risky to predict who will play and who will not get the chance to play.