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FC Bardez Goa host CSM Taleigao in GPL clash


Armando Colaco’s men can return to the top of the table with a win.

FC Bardez Goa will host CSM Taleigao in A Goa Professional League match to be played at Duler Stadium on Wednesday.

When these two teams met earlier in the season FCG thrashed Taleigao 6-0.

CSM Taleigao are currently at the bottom of the table having played 8 games and got only 2 points from them. They have drawn two and lost six games. Last time they drew against Corps of Signals and are desperate for a win going into this one.

FC Bardez on the other hand are in 2nd position with 18 points and are just one point behind Dempo SC. Last time out FC Bardez played against Guardian Angels in the first ever GPL match to be played under floodlights, as both teams shared the points after a 0-0 draw. With victory against CSMT though, FCG can return to the top of the table.

FC Bardez will be out without their captain Peter Carvalho as he picked up two yellow cards in a span of two games and will serve a one-match suspension. Kiritikesh Gadekar might just take his place and Jessel Carneiro is also out because of Injury. Sarineo might take his place in the starting XI.

FC Bardez Probable Starting XI - Mirshad K, Rowilson Rodrigues, Mathew Gonsalves, Cavin Soares, Serineo Fernandes, Girish Naik, Richard Costa, Alesh Sawant, Kritikesh Gadekar, Latesh Mandrekar Girish Naik.

FC Bardez left winger Alesh Sawant said," We are ready for the game. We are working hard and we are going to give our 100% because we want to win. The past game is gone and we have to focus on this game.
FC Bardez boss Armando Colaco said, "Yes we won against them the last game. But, it's long gone and dead. We have to keep our minds open and be ready for anything. I hope that my boys play a good game, a good possession game and give me all three points.”

Published: Tue Oct 25, 2016 04:24 PM IST


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