AFC Champions League

ACL 2022 Live Commentary: Al-Shabab vs Mumbai City FC

Shaunak GhoshShaunak Ghosh
April 23 2022
Al-Shabab Mumbai City

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00:45 am: Hello everyone and welcome to Khel Now’s LIVE COVERAGE of the Al-Shabab vs Mumbai City FC match in AFC Champions League (ACL) 2022. The kick-off is just an hour away! I’m your host Uttiyo Sarkar, and I’ll be keeping you company through what promises a fascinating night of football.

Read: Al-Shabab vs Mumbai City Preview

Al-Shabab vs Mumbai City FC: Build-up

Al-Shabab will host Mumbai City FC on matchday five of the AFC Champions League 2022. The Saudi Arabian club comes to the game after a thumping 3-0 win over Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya. Meanwhile, Mumbai City played a stalemate against Al Jazira in the fourth matchday.

Al-Shabab are currently the group leaders, courtesy of wins against Mumbai City, Al-Jazira and Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya and a draw against the latter. A point against the Islanders would see the Saudi Arabian club secure a place for themselves in the knockout stages.

On the other hand, Mumbai City is tied with the other two clubs on four points and would want to get something out of the game against the group leaders. Mumbai’s players will have revenge on their minds when they take the field against the Saudi Arabian opponents. As aforementioned, Al-Shabab had a convincing 3-0 win over the Islanders in the first group stage game.

Mumbai City will be without the services of its two star forwards – Igor Angulo and Diego Mauricio. Angulo is out due to a calf injury, and the Brazilian will miss the game because of a suspension.

Rowlin Borges continues to be out of the team due to a long-term injury. Des Buckingham will have everyone else available for the game.

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