In Indian Super League – 2020-21, Odisha FC (OFC) will be faced off against the team Chennaiyin FC (CFC) for the 57th match of the league in Round-2. Today match prediction will be for the team Chennaiyin FC (CFC). It will be the eleventh match for CFC in ISL – 2020-21. CFC holds the eighth position in the league standings, with 11 points in their account. So far, they played total of 10 matches, in which they have won 2 matches, tied 5 matches and lost 3 matches. The total goals for the team are 8 and against the team are 11. In the last match, they played against the team Odisha FC (OFC) on January 10th, in which both the teams didn’t score any goals, which ended in a draw for both the teams.
Before this match, they played against the team Hyderabad FC (HFC) on January 4th, in which CFC has scored one goal, while the opponent team has managed to score 4 goals, which ended in a defeat for CFC. Their form in the last 5 matches is D L D D W. Unlike the last matches, they should keep up the winning streaks in the upcoming matches, in order to move forward in the league standings of Indian Super League – 2020-21. Let’s see whether they will win this match or not.
On the other hand, today match prediction will be for the team Odisha FC (OFC). It will be the eleventh match for OFC in Indian Super League – 2020-21. OFC holds the eleventh position in the league standings, with 6 points in their account. So far, they played total of 10 matches, in which they have won one match, tied 3 matches and lost 6 matches. The total goals for the team are 10 and against the team are 16. In the last match, they played against the team Chennaiyin FC (CFC) on January 10th, in which both the teams didn’t score any goals, which ended in a draw for both the teams.
Prior to this match, they played against the team Kerala Blasters FC (KBFC) on January 7th, in which OFC has scored 4 goals, while the opponent team has been stuck with 2 goals only, which ended in a victory for OFC. Their losing streak is 6 and winning streak is one. Their form in the last 5 matches is D W L D L. OFC, being at the bottom first position in ISL 2020-21 points table – They must try harder to take more wins in the upcoming matches, in order to move forward in the league standings of Indian Super League – 2020-21. Let’s see whether they will win this match or not.
Odisha FC (OFC) – Key Players:
Steven Taylor, who is a former Newcastle United defender. Apart from his solidity in defense, Taylor is also known for his leadership, and has captained several teams across his career. He was instated as the captain of Odisha FC by Coach Stuart Baxter.
Marcelinho Pereira, who is a forward player and fondly known as ‘Marcelinho’. His name sends shivers down the spines of defenders in ISL. He is the third-highest goal scorer in the ISL with 31 goals.
Arshdeep Singh, who is a youngest goalkeeper. He is coming through the ranks of Indian Football. The previous season witnessed Odisha FC’s number one goalkeeping slot divided rather equally between Arshdeep and Spaniard Francisco Dorronsoro.
Cole Alexander has joined Odisha FC on a two-year contract period. A high-energy mid-fielder, he has also represented various other South African clubs such as Vasco Da Gama, Chippa United, Polokwane City and SuperSport United.
Jacob Tratt is a very talented defender who can play both as a right-back and centre-back. The defender penned down a one-year deal with the Bhubaneswar-club side on Friday.
Chennaiyin FC (CFC) – Key Players:
Rafael Crivalloro, who is a midfielder. He was one of the main reasons for CFC’s team run into final last season. He scored 7 goals and 8 assists in his very first season with the club.
Anirudh Thapa, who is an Indian midfielder. He became the first player to win the AIFF’s emerging player of the year award twice. In his central midfield position, Thapa is excellent at breaking down the lines of defence with his precise passing, and also pops up with a goal from time to time. His curler from outside the box against FC Goa last season is still fresh in the memory of many fans. More of the same is expected from him this season.
Memo Moura, who is one of the most consistent midfielders of ISL in the last four seasons. He joined the team upon the expiration of his contract at Jamshedpur FC after three years, and the 32-year-old Brazilian will bring steel and resolve in central midfield. He didn’t miss a single game for Jamshedpur FC in the 3 seasons, he spent there, and finished the 2018-19 ISL season.
Lallianzuala Chhangte, who is a midfielder. He has scored 7 goals in the last season of ISL.
Enes Sipovic, who is a defender player. Being an experienced player, he has won the Romanian second division with Otelul Galati in the past.
Odisha FC Team News:
Odisha FC made their debut in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2019 season. Formerly known as the Delhi Dynamos, Odisha FC underwent a rebranding last season after shifting to Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha from Delhi. OFC-team begins their life under new head-coach Englishman Stuart Baxter took over the reins from Josep Gombau. Odisha FC’s biggest acquisition was Marcelo Pereira, fondly known as Marcelinho. The mercurial Brazilian, who has a magical left foot, first arrived in India with Delhi Dynamos before moving to Hyderabad two seasons ago.
Marcelinho will be playing in his fifth ISL campaign and is the third-most successful striker in the league with 31 goals and 18 assists. Spaniard Manuel Onwu was retained by the Odisha hierarchy, extending his contract by a year. A third foreign striker has been added to the squad in the form of Brazilian Diego Mauricio. Steven Taylor is another high-profile name roped in by Odisha FC. The former Newcastle United
OFC vs CFC – Recent Form:
Odisha FC: D W L D L
Chennaiyin FC: D L D D W
Odisha FC Squad :
Arshdeep Singh, Kamalpreet Singh, Hendry Antonay, Steven Taylor, Shubham Sarangi, Gaurav Bora, Cole Alexander, Nandhakumar Sekar, Jerry Mawhmingthanga, Vinit Rai, Manuel Onwu, Diego Mauricio, Jacob Tratt, Mohammad Dhot, Ankit Bhuyan, Kamaljit Singh, George Dsouza, Laishram Singh, Thoiba Singh, Saurabh Meher, Ravi Kumar, Samuel Lalmuanpuia, Baoringdao Bodo, Marcelinho Leite Pereira, Daniel Lalhlimpuia, Isak Vanlalruatfela, Lalhrezuala Sailung, Paul Ramfangzauva
Chennaiyin FC Squad :
Vishal Kaith, Reagan Singh, Eli Sabia, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Enes Sipovic, Memo Moura, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Anirudh Thapa, Rahim Ali, Fatkhullo Fatkhulloev, Esmael Goncalves, Jakub Sylvestr, Aman Chhetri, Pandiyan Sinivasan, Abhijit Sarkar, Karanjit Singh, Balaji Ganesan, Aqib Nawab, Lalchhuanmawia Fanai, Aimol Reamsochung, Edwin Vanspaul, Samik Mitra, Rafael Crivellaro, Deepak Tangri, BY Revanth, Dhanpal Ganesh, Khangenbam Thoi-Singh, Manuel Lanzarote, Germanpreet Singh