I-League 2017: Churchill Brothers vs. Mumbai FC Preview - Goans aim for first points
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Can the Red Machines register their first win on home soil when they play against Mumbai FC?

Churchill Brothers SC welcome Mumbai FC at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco, Goa, on Sunday in a round two clash of the I-League 2016-17 season. Kick-off is slated for 4.30 PM IST.

Churchill Brothers fretting over squad completion

While Kyrgyzstan midfielder Bektur Talgat and Mali striker A Kroma are still not available for selection, the home side do have Trinidad and Tobago striker Anthony Wolfe to lead their attack on Sunday. Alfred Fernandes will continue to fill in as the head coach in the absence of Joseph Afusi. 

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Mumbai FC, led by Santosh Kashyap, are coming into the tie with three points from their win over DSK Shivajians in their opening game, courtesy a Thoi Singh strike. 
 

PREDICTED LINE-UPS




CHURCHILL BROTHERS

Injured:  None

Doubtful: Fulganco Cardozo, Richard Costa, Quan Gomes

Suspended: None

Key player:  Anthony Wolfe


MUMBAI FC

Injured:  Allan Dias

Doubtful:  None

Suspended:  None

Key player:  Thoi Singh


THREE KEY FACTS

  • The last time Churchill Brothers hosted an I-League fixture in Goa at the Fatorda Stadium, they lost 0-2 to United Sports Club. 
  • Churchill Brothers' assistant Alfred Fernandes, who is in-charge in place of Joseph Afusi, has been associated with the club for close to eight years. 
  • This season, Mumbai FC have a new head coach in Santosh Kashyap for the first time since 2009. 

 

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