In Indian Super League – 2020-21, FC Goa (FCG) will be faced off against the team Odisha FC (OFC) for the 97th match of the league. FCG vs OFC – faces each other in Round-2. Today match prediction will be for the team Odisha FC (OFC). It will be the 18th match for OFC in ISL – 2020-21. OFC holds the eleventh position in the league standings, with 9 points in their account. So far, they played total of 17 matches, in which they have won one match, tied 6 matches and lost 10 matches. The total goals for the team are 17 and against the team are 30. In the last match, they played against the team NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) on Feb 14th, in which OFC has scored one goal, while the opponent team has managed to score 3 goals, which ended in a defeat for OFC. Prior to this failure, they played against the team Kerala Blasters FC (KBFC) on Feb 11th, in which both the teams have managed to score 2 goals in each of their account, which ended in a draw for both the teams. Their winning streak is one and losing streak is 10. Their path in the last 5 matches is L D L L D. 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.
On the other hand, today match prediction will be for the team FC Goa (FCG). It will be the 18th match for FCG in Indian Super League – 2020-21. FCG holds the fourth position in the league standings, with 24 points in their account. So far, they played total of 17 matches, in which they have won 5 matches, tied 9 matches and lost 3 matches. The total goals for the team are 26 and against the team are 21. In the last match, they played against the team Chennaiyin FC (CFC) on Feb 13th, in which both the teams have managed to score 2 goals in each of their account, which ended in a draw for both the teams. Prior to this match, they played against the team Mumbai City FC (MCFC) on Feb 8th, in which both the teams have managed to score 3 goals in each of their account, which ended in a draw for both the teams. Their winning streak is 5 and losing streak is 3. Their form in the last 5 matches is D D D D D. Like 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.
FC Goa (FCG) – Key Players:
Brandon Fernandes, who is a midfielder. In the last season, he scored 2 goals and 7 assists in 17 matches.
Lenny Rodrigues, who is often referred to as ‘Mr .Goa’, personifies solidity in central midfield. His passing accuracy rate is 85 percent. It is the best passing accuracy rate among the Indian players in the ISL. He won the Indian Player of the Year award for his performances.
Igor Angulo, who is a forward player. His record in the Polish league is commendable. Across the world, no one has scored his record, he score upwards of 50 goals in Polish league.
Mohammad Nawaz, who is a goalkeeper. He made his debut when he was just 18 years of age. He has been a mainstay for FC Goa between the sticks. The previous season also witnessed, he keep 5 cleansheets and make 42 saves in 20 appearances for the club.
James Donachie, who is a defender player. He will most likely be slotted in central defence alongside Ivan Gonzalez with Alberto Noguera providing the third option in central defence.
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.
FCG vs OFC – Recent Form:
FC Goa: D D D D D
Odisha FC: D L L D D
FC Goa Squad :
Dheeraj Singh, Saviour Gama, James Kevin Donachie, Ivan Garrido Gonzalez, Seriton Fernandes, Princeton Rebello, Glan Martins, Alexander Jesuraj, Alberto Noguera Ripoll, Igor Angulo Alboniga, Jorge Ortiz Mendoza, Mohammad Nawaz, Aaren DSilva, Adil Khan, Mohamed Ali, Leander DCunha, Sanson Pereira, Aibanbha Dohling, Makan Chote, Ishan Pandita, Sarineo Fernandes, Edu Bedia, Naveen -Kumar, Devendra Murgaonkar, Shubham Dhas, Nestor Dias, Phrangki Buam, Redeem Tlang, Amarjit Singh, Brandon Fernandes
Odisha FC Squad :
Arshdeep Singh, Rakesh Pradhan, Steven Taylor, Shubham Sarangi, Gaurav Bora, Bradden Inman, Cole Alexander, Lalhrezuala Sailung, Daniel Lalhlimpuia, Diego Mauricio, Manuel Onwu, Jacob Tratt, Kamalpreet Singh, Mohammad Dhot, Hendry Antonay, Vinit Rai, George Dsouza, Ankit Bhuyan, Laishram Singh, Kamaljit Singh, Thoiba Singh, Ravi Kumar, Saurabh Meher, Nandhakumar Sekar, Baoringdao Bodo, Jerry Mawhmingthanga, Isak Vanlalruatfela, Paul Ramfangzauva