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28 Nov 2019, 18:17 IST

Roy Krishna has scored three goals in two games at the Salt Lake Stadium this season
Roy Krishna has scored three targets in two video games on the Salt Lake Stadium this season

After attracts of their first video games publish the worldwide break, ATK and Mumbai Metropolis FC face off on Saturday on the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, because the 2019-20 Indian Tremendous League season picks up steam, and the desk begins to take form for the season.

It has been a landmark week for Mumbai Metropolis, with the Metropolis Soccer Group buying a majority stake within the membership. Nonetheless, the outcomes on the pitch want to alter and alter quickly for Jorge Costa’s males, who’ve picked up solely two factors in 4 video games, after their opening recreation victory in Kerala.

ATK, alternatively, are undefeated since dropping on opening day in Kerala. Their final recreation was a 0-Zero draw in opposition to Odisha FC, by which they had been perhaps somewhat fortunate to return away with a degree in opposition to a spirited Odisha facet.

However again in house comforts, ATK can be trying to take pleasure in themselves once more. They’ve scored eight targets of their two house video games thus far, and in opposition to a Mumbai facet that has shipped targets quite freely, with 10 conceded of their final three video games, the likes of Roy Krishna and David Williams will fancy themselves.


ATK v Mumbai Metropolis FC: Match info

Date: 30th November 2019

Kickoff: 7:30 PM IST

Reside Stream: Star Sports activities Community and Hotstar

Venue: Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata


ATK v Mumbai Metropolis FC: Staff information

Antonio Habas has not tinkered along with his system, and the vast majority of his gamers all through the season. The three-4-2-1 system has labored nicely for Habas and ATK, however there may very well be a change in personnel, with Edu Garcia doing every part he can to demand a beginning spot from his supervisor.

If Habas does determine to stay Garcia within the beginning XI, the almost certainly situation is for Javi Hernandez to drop to the bench. Pronay Halder can also be anticipated to be lacking, with the damage he picked up on nationwide responsibility, that had saved him out of the Odisha recreation as nicely.

Mumbai, alternatively, are simply getting again a few of their huge weapons after accidents, and the likes of Modou Sougou and Paulo Machado will look to kickstart their seasons, with sturdy performances in Kolkata. Sougou scored a hat-trick on the Salt Lake Stadium final yr, so he’ll carry joyful reminiscences into this recreation.


ATK v Mumbai Metropolis FC: Possible lineups

ATK: Arindam Bhattacharja, Pritam Kotal, Agus Garcia, Anas Edathodika, Prabir Das, Michael Soosairaj, Jayesh Rane, Carl McHugh, Edu Garcia, David Williams, Roy Krishna

Mumbai Metropolis FC: Amrinder Singh, Souvik Chakrabarti, Sarthak Golui, Pratik Chaudhuri, Subhasish Bose, Rowllin Borges, Paulo Machado, Mohammed Larbi, Diego Carlos, Modou Sougou, Amine Chermiti,


ATK v Mumbai Metropolis FC: ISL kind information

ATK: D-W-W-W-L

Mumbai Metropolis FC: D-L-L-D-W


ATK v Mumbai Metropolis FC head-to-head

The 2 sides have confronted one another 12 occasions in previous ISL seasons, and there’s little to separate them, though Mumbai lead the win rely by one, in opposition to their rivals from Kolkata.

Mumbai are additionally unbeaten in opposition to ATK within the final three video games, with final season seeing a 0-Zero attract Mumbai adopted by a 3-1 Mumbai Metropolis win in Kolkata.

ATK wins  4

Mumbai Metropolis FC  5

Attracts – 3


ATK v Mumbai Metropolis FC prediction

With Mumbai nonetheless struggling to discover a mixture that provides them targets and ensures they’re sturdy on the again, Jorge Costa has some dilemmas ready for him along with his choice.

ATK alternatively, are a settled outfit, they’ve assured goal-scorers they usually have loved enjoying on the Salt Lake this season. So, in the event you had been a betting man, it might be a clever option to put your cash on ATK.

Prediction: ATK 2-1 Mumbai

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