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Mohun Bagan SG vs East Bengal FC ISL 2023-24: Preview, Teams Update, Predicted Lineup

Will East Bengal FC be able to make its place in the top six?

Mohun Bagan SG vs East Bengal FC
Mohun Bagan SG vs East Bengal FC

Mohun Bagan SG vs East Bengal FC ISL 2023-24: Two big teams of Kolkata Derby, Mohun Bagan Super Giants and East Bengal FC are going to face each other in today’s match in which both the teams are on different positions in the points table of ISL, on Sunday, March 10 at 8:30 pm at Salt Lake Stadium.

Preview

Kalinga Super Cup, East Bengal played brilliantly, winning all three matches, Mohun Bagan won 2 out of three matches. Antonio López Habas has made a number of changes to the team since then, with his side currently sitting at 3rd place in ISLA’s points table, and have qualified for the playoffs, having won 4 out of their last 5 matches while A draw has been played.

In their last match, they have defeated Jamshedpur FK 3-0. With this win, Pontus is at third place in the table with 33 points from 16 matches, above Odisha FK which is at second place with 35 points from 18 matches. If Mohun Bagan wins today, they will reach second place and will be equal to Mumbai City in terms of points. Just below them, Goa, at fourth position, is in the race for the playoffs with 32 points from 17 matches.

On the other hand, East Bengal FC’s recent form in the Indian Super League has been poor, although their form in the Kalinga Cup was excellent in which they won 3 consecutive matches. If we look at it, it has won only two of its last five matches, has faced defeat in the remaining three matches, remains at 10th place in the points table with 18 points, has won 4 matches so far in the season. While they have drawn 6 matches and faced defeat in 8 matches, if they win today then they will equal Jamshedpur FC on 21 points.

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Mohun Bagan SG vs East Bengal FC

Team Updates

Mohun Bagan Super Giant:
Coach Antonio Lopez Habas has praised his players as his team continues to perform well and are coming off a win in their last match against Jamshedpur FC and have won 4 out of the last 6 matches while 2 have been drawn. Their entire team is playing unitedly. Mohun Bagan is ahead of East Bengal in the Indian Super League. Both of them have faced each other seven times in ISL history, out of which Mohun Bagan has won six matches and drawn one. Mohun Bagan is seen as the main contender for the ISL 10 title, on top of this, Mumbai City and Odisha are also in the race for this title.

Coach Carles Cuadrat said of his players in the pre-match press conference: “The players are very motivated, it will be a good game, and we have had very good results in the Kolkata derby.

East Bengal FC:
The coach of East Bengal FC has emphasized on winning all the remaining matches in which they have only 4 matches left in which they will try to get 12 points. East Bengal FC’s playoff hopes are still alive, this is the way depending on the results of NorthEast United FC, Chennaiyin FC and Jamshedpur FC. The team has achieved 19 strikings so far which is the second best number of strikes for any era. He has won 185 out of 234 tackles so far this season.

“We are confident that we will play a good game today and there will probably be changes in the playing 11 because the circumstances are different, and we would like to finish the group stage games in the top six,” coach Antonio López Habas said in the pre-press conference.

Predicted Lineup

Mohun Bagan SG (4-4-2)

  • Goalkeeper: Vishal Kaith
  • Defenders: Anwar, Kauko, Petratos, Manvir
  • Midfielders: Subhasish (c), Abhishek, Liston, Tangri
  • Forward: Hector, Cummings

East Bangal FC (4-4-2)

  • Goalkeeper: Gill
  • Defenders: Rakip, Lalchungnunga, Pantic, Mandar
  • Midfielders: Ajay, Vazquez, Vishnu, Suhair
  • Foeward: Cleiton, Felicio
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