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Punjab FC vs Mohun Bagan SG ISL 2023-24: PFC vs MBSG, Predicted Lineups, Preview, Standing, Match Prediction, Team News and more

Punjab do or die for Mohun Bagan on the weekend.

Punjab FC vs Mohun Bagan SG, Two Indian football league team
Punjab FC vs Mohun Bagan SG

Punjab FC vs Mohun Bagan SG: The fight for the sixth position in the points table of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 has intensified. Punjab FC has only two matches left in which the next match is against Mohun Bagan, who has qualified for the play-offs. This match was played on 06 April at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at 05:00 pm (IST).

Preview

Punjab FC’s match against Mohun Bagan is very important. Because they lost their last match against Odisha by 3-1.

If Punjab wants to qualify for the play-offs, then the remaining match will be the same as the one against Mohun Bagan on the weekend. Then after that they are going to face East Bengal on 10th April.

On the other hand, there is Mohun Bagan which has qualified for the play-offs. They had lost their previous match against Chennaiyin FC by 2-3 at home, the team had won three consecutive matches before this but Chennaiyin FC had broken the streak of consecutive wins.

Mohun Bagan FC has only three matches left in the group stage match, out of which they will play one match against Punjab on Saturday, the remaining two matches will be played against Bengaluru FC on 11th April and the third match will be played against Mumbai City on 15th April.

ISL 2023–24 Standings

In this points table, Mohun Bagan SG remains at the third position with 39 points. The team has played a total of 19 matches this season, out of which it has won 12 matches, lost 4 matches and drawn 3 matches.

On the other hand, Punjab FC remains at 10th position with 21 points. The team has played a total of 20 matches so far, out of which it has won 5 matches, lost 9 matches and drawn 6 matches.

What is at stake for both teams?

Mohun Bagan SG: Mohun Bagan has won 06 out of the last 10 matches, lost 2 and drawn 2, and won 3 while playing away from home. Mohun Bagan’s talented team makes it difficult for any opponent, however, they lost against Chennaiyin FC at home.

In every 90th minute, the team has registered approximately 24 touches in the opponent’s box and is the second such team after FC Goa to do so. Punjab will try to strengthen their position by winning against FC.

Punjab FC: Punjab has won four of its last 10 matches, lost four and drawn two. In this season, Punjab FC has been the only team which has scored the highest number of goals through header shots after Hyderabad FC, 22% of the goals.

Punjab FC is still in the race for the play-offs, remaining at 10th place in the points table. To get more points in their remaining two matches and also qualify for the play-offs, they will have to depend on the results of other teams.

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Teams News

Mohun Bagan head coach Antonio Lopez Habas is likely to be absent from the dugout in the match against Punjab FC due to illness. Isal was not seen in the pre-match conference and was also not seen in the team’s practice session.

If Mohun Bagan does not win against Punjab Puff then the team’s dream of going to the semi-finals will be shattered.

If Punjab FC has to secure a place in the play-offs, then the defeat will have to be played like a final and will have to depend on the result of the other team.

It has been announced from the light teams that the remaining two matches of the group stage are going to be played behind closed doors due to unforeseen circumstances, in which spectators will not be seen in these two matches.

Match Prediction

Mohun Bagan will try to win till the end against Punjab to reach the direct semi-finals. Punjab FC is going to play the losing match like a final to make it to the play-offs, even though the team may not have the support of its fans but it will have the advantage of playing at home.

PFC vs MBSG Predicted Lineups

Mohun Bagan SG (4-2-3-1)

Goalkeeper: Vishal Kaith
Defenders: Anwar Ali, Héctor Yuste, Subhasish Bose, Manvir Singh
Midfielders: Joni Kauko, Abhishek Suryavanshi
Midfield Attack: Deepak Tangri, Liston Colaco, Dimitri Petratos
Forward: Armando Sadiku

Punjab FC (4-3-3)

Goalkeeper: Ravi Kumar,
Defenders: Mohamed Salah, Dimitris Chatziisaias, Suresh Meitei, Tekcham Abhishek Singh
Midfielders: Ashish Pradhan, Sahil Tavora, Ricky Shabong
Forward: Luka Majcen, Madih Talal, Wilmar Jordán Gil

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