FCPC vs BFC Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Team News, Playing 11
Bengaluru FC vs FC Pune City Match Preview, Team News, Lineups
Indian Super League (ISL)
When: November 30, 07:30 PM, IST
Where: Sree Kanteerava Stadium
FCPC vs BFC Dream11 MATCH PREVIEW:
Table-toppers Bengaluru FC will be looking to extend their lead at the top when they host a struggling FC Pune City in the Indian Super League match at Sree Kanteerava Stadium, in Bengaluru, tomorrow, on Friday evening (IST).
So far this season, Bengaluru FC seem to have the right ingredients. And why not, they are still unbeaten, are leading the table after playing the least games in the league coming into this match. Two-point to be precise, ahead of FC Goa who have played two more matches.
The Men in Blue dropped points only once this season, the 2-2 draw against Jamshedpur which was less comprehensive than what Chhetri and company created in that match.
Since then, the last year’s beaten finalists have won five on the bounce with four of those coming on the road.
But the biggest highlight is how they win – all the victories barring the 0-3 away against Pune have come by only a single goal margin, and that’s what it tells about this club.
Carles Cuadrat’s men are the master of soaking up the pressure, take for example the last match against Delhi Dynamos. The visitors were by far the best team in terms of general play in the final third and created more than the home teams. But it was the hosts, who scored the all important goal in the 87th minute.
The struggle in the last match developed in the midfield where the hosts were short as both Dimas Delgado and Erik Paartalu had to sit out the match, while the continued absence of star striker Miku hasn’t helped the cause either.
With above aforementioned players set to return, except Miku, one thing for sure the leaders won’t be as blatant as they were a few days ago.
FC Pune City:
FC Pune City, on the other hand, had to wait for eight games for their first victory of the new season: the 2-1 home win over Jamshedpur FC after the latest international break.
However, the Punekars failed to back that good result, failing to NorthEast United 0-2 in front of their own fans, and now they sit at 8th in the table, with just five points from the first nine games.
A huge nine points separate Pradyum Reddy’s team and 4th placed Jamshedpur. Having said that, Mumbai City are on 14 points and have played a game less than them at this moment.
With the regular season running for just 18 games, the playoff spot may very well go out of reach if Pune don’t pick up wins on a regular basis in the next couple of matches.
Recent form (Last six matches)
Bengaluru FC – D W W W W W
FC Pune City – L D L L W L
FCPC vs BFC Dream11 TEAM NEWS: Injuries and Suspensions
Bengaluru FC vs FC Pune City Team News:
Injured – Venezuelan footballer Miku has been ruled out for the third consecutive game for the Men in Blue. Head coach Carles Cuadrat told the media that there is no specific time period as when the 33-year-old could return to the fold.
Suspended – None
Questionable – Erik Paartalu was also a notable absentee last time around but he is deemed fit to play this match.
Note: Thirty-five-year-old Spanish International Dimas Delgado missed the last match against Dynamos through suspension and will be available for selection.
Sunil Chhetri is expected to play as the sole striker in this match.
Key Players – Chhetri, Delgado
FC Pune City:
Injured – FC Pune City will be travelling at full strength for this match.
Suspended – None
Questionable – No player has been listed as questionable by manager James ahead of this match.
Note: Iain Hume made his first start of the campaign against NorthEast United and is expected to lead the attack for the visitors.
Key Players – Hume, Marcelinho
FCPC vs BFC Dream11 Playing 11 – (Probable) –
Bengaluru FC– Sandhu (GK), Bheke, Serran, Juanan, Nishu, Khabra, Paartalu, Udanta, Dimas, Xisco, Chhetri
FC Pune City– Kamaljit (GK), Mehta, Mills, Singh, Panwar, Adil, Vila, Robin, Marcelinho, Kuruniyan, Hume
FCPC vs BFC Dream11 FANTASY TEAM:
The mighty Bengaluru are at home against the struggling Pune City and that’s why we have chosen more home team’s players.
In this squaD, Bheke and Kumar are here, both love to fly in the wings, while Mills is having a solid campaign despite Pune not making any progress.
Paartalu and Delgado are expected to return today, and they are in our squad. Both remain the standout performers for the Men in blue. Kuruniyan and Vila are from Pune, solid and composed.
Chhetri will be the captain, no doubt here, while Iain Hume will be his partner.
Not many changes here, Khabra comes in at the back. he is versatile and can play anywhere from the middle to the backline. Juanan and Mills be partnering at the back.
In the midfield, mercelinho is the only change, while Chhetri remains our captain.
INDIA FANTASY PREDICTION:
Both the teams are going through a contrasting form this season, and there is a vast Gulf between both the teams at this moment.
The Men in Blue are still unbeaten and we can’t see this changing in this particular match.
A home win is our call.
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