The Indian Super League 2018 is already underway, and each of the football teams are on the way of attaining glory. The Goan lads are not far behind. With a draw in the first match and a win the second match, FC Goa seems to be getting their bearings right. Currently they are sitting 5th on the ISL table with a total of 5 goals.
After the 3-1 victory over Chennaiyin FC, the Gaurs are looking out for another win against Mumbai City FC. This will rebuild the team’s momentum and help bring their A game. FC Goa will be at home for the first time in the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL) season. They will be playing against Mumbai City FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda at 7:30 pm IST.
The Gaurs were the highest scoring team in the league last season. With Ferran Corominas as the teams forward, he scored 18 goals and won the top goal scorer of the season. He opened his goal account with 2 great goals against North East United and a superb goal against Chennaiyin FC this season. Corominas is proving to be a great threat to other football teams one match at a time.
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The Goan team has lost some important players this season like Narayan Das, Pronay Halder and Manuel Lanzarote but remain positive. The coach, Sergio Lobera claims that the team has improved their game compared to last season. They are looking forward to have a great football season this year possibly even win the coveted ISL cup. According to the coach, the team will continue with their philosophy on attacking but will minimize mistakes in the defense.With Carlos Pena, Chinglesana, Seriton Fernandes and the Senegalese defender Mourtada Fall in the defense, the team is looking to keep a tight defense.
FC Goa have been one of the most consistent sides in the ISL since its inception in 2014. They have made it to three play-offs in the first four seasons of the league which includes a final appearance (2015). Having a great start at the ISL, the team sure does hope to reach the finals.