Today’s tie is going to be the race to secure qualification of semi-final round. John Abraham boys host Delhi Dynamos, at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, in Guwahati. The Delhi boys secured third place where North-East boys are in 4th in the league table.
The hosts drew against FC Goa with 1-1 scoreline at the Fatorda Stadium, on Wednesday. Victor Mendy headed into the net early second half header, Wednesday. Everyone will eye on him today.
The North-East side has been successfully played both in attacking and defensively. The defensive trio of Cedric Hengbart, Carlos Lopez and Andre Bikey has created a wall of defence, which leaked goals at the start of the season. Their coach Cesar Farias is impressive on attack trio Francis Dadzie, Nicolas Velez and Simao Osa. They have been performing well in the early stages, but now have received support in the form of stellar performances from Silas and Diomansy Kamara.
The visitors, on the other hand, have been one of the most consistent teams in the Indian Super League (ISL) this season. They already have conceded the least goals and have been regarded as one of the toughest teams to break down. They conceded only nine goals before the match against Chennai boys in the last 24th.
The Delhi Dynamos side played the entire tournament, but they faced the 4-0 defect against Chennaiyin FC. But Roberto Carlos is confident with Anas Edathodika and Adil Nabi. They displayed their ability to score the late goal; they will try to bring back this result to Guwahati on Saturday.
Carlos recognizes that The NorthEast side can be very dangerous, and he isn’t taking anything for granted. He stated that North Eastside is a very good team with a good coach and great players. It’s a team with impressive speed and clever players. The match will kickoff at 7.00 p.m.