Armando Colaco’s men will be looking to bounce back from their defeat against Salgaocar…

FC Bardez Goa will take on Churchill Brothers Sports Club in the Goa Pro League at Duler Stadium tomorrow.

Both sides come into the game on the back of defeats. FC Bardez were beaten 0-2 by Salgaocar FC while Churchill Brothers were thrashed 4-0 by Sporting Clube de Goa. The teams will be looking to get their respective campaigns off the ground in the upcoming clash.

The Bardezkars missed Peter Carvalho and Mathew Goansalves through injury in the last game but the duo will return for Sunday’s game. However, there are still some injuries in in squad as strikers Latesh Mandrekar and Kritikesh Gadekar are still not available. Bilal Khan will also deputize or Mirshad K between the posts.

Churchill defender Biju Kumar and striker Pankaj Sona will be key to the Red Machine’s success in the match

FC Bardez striker Myron Mendes spoke ahead of the game saying, “Winning and losing is a part of the game. it does not matter if we win or lose. What matters is how you bounce back from defeat. I think we have to work on our finishing. We have to finish every chance we get and I will surely work on that. We should not underestimate Churchill as they are also a good side, but, so are we. If we keep playing the Bardez way than we will surely win.”

Former India Goalkeeper Chandrakant Naik also said ,” I cannot predict how tomorrow’s game will go, but we will surely put in all our efforts so that the squad get the victory. Yes we lost the first match, but we have to learn from our loss and do better. The team will bounce back to winning ways as one loss does not define us. There is a lot in store for us. According to me rising up after you have fallen is the greatest victory.”

FC Bardez probable starting XI—(GK) Bilal Khan, ( RB) Lenston Afonso ,(CB’S) Mathew Gonsalves and Rowislon Rodrigues, ( LB) Jessel Carneiro , ( LW) Alesh Sawant, ( CM’S) Richard Costa and Peter Carvalho, (RW) Girish Naik, (FW) Myron Mendes and Frankey Oliveiro.

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Report by FC Bardez Media Manager- Clive Joseph Alvarez . A Football fanatic, Big Real Madrid fan. Music is my Religion,Footbal Coach. You can follow him on Twitter.