As we are through to the last third of the tournament, on matchday 79, out of the race Odisha FC will host Jamshedpur FC who are still hopeful for a playoff berth. However tonight’s clash will be the last chance of revival for the Men of Steel.
With 7 games in hand the Juggernauts are currently at the bottom of the table with only 8 points in bag. On the other hand, Owen Coyle’s men are currently at 8th position with 15 points and 6 games in hand.
Hero Indian Super League Matchday-79
Date: 1st February 2021
At: GMC Stadium, Bambolim
Time: 07:30 PM
Live on: Start Sports 1 and 2, Hotstar VIP, Jio TV
Commentary Language: Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Malayalam, English
Top players to watch out for:
Cole Alexander: The protea midfielder was very crucial in the recently concluded game as he impacted an amazing curler to secure one point for his side. He will definitely be vital for the Juggernauts.
Diego Mauricio: The Brazilian has scored 7 goals so far this season, leading his team from the front. He will definitely be the man to watch out this time.
Arshadeep Singh: The 23-year-old has been phenomenal this season. He will definitely be crucial for Stuart Baxter’s side today.
Nerijus Valskis: The Lithuanian has been at a great shape this season with 8 goals. but everybody who follows the league has to admit the fact that this is not the best from the Jamshedpur talisman. So there will be many eyes stuck between his feet.
Stephen Eze: The Nigerian has played all the minutes this season and has scored 3 goals so far–definitely an impressive stats for a defender. The Highlanders will definitely not desire being outplayed by him.
Rehenesh TP: The Indian custodian has been center to the plans of the gaffer with a save percentage of 76.5. He has also saved one penalty kick. Rehenesh will be a key asset for the Reds this evening.
Odisha FC: Arshdeep, Pradhan, Bora, Taylor, Tratt, Rai, Alexander, Inman, Jerry, Nandha, Mauricio.
Jamshedpur FC: Rehenesh, Renthlei, Eze, Gahlot, Lallawmawma, Fitzgerald, Monroy, Lima, Choudhary, Valskis, Doungel.
Odisha FC: There is no significant injury issue in the camp. New signing Brad Inman might be seen in the starting XI tonight.
Jamshedpur FC: The squad is completely free from injuries. Therefore we might see a full-strength squad in the game today. New-man-in Farukh Choudhary is expected to start.