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Hyderabad vs Mumbai City – Match Preview, Details, Head to Head, and Possible Lineups

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Hyderabad vs Mumbai City – Mumbai City fc will be taking it over the inform Hyderabad fc in the do or die situation match and the fixtures will be held on PJN Stadium Fatorda on Saturday. The Islanders are currently in the fifth position of ISL points table with 31 points from 19 matches will have to beat Hyderabad FC anyhow. Even after that they have to wait Kerala Blasters FC result, who are in fourth spot and having two points more than them need to lose FC Goa on Sunday. Currently the three teams are already booked their spot for the semis are Jamshedpur FC, ATK Mohun Bagan and Hyderabad. Meanwhile, the fourth spot is fighting between Kerala and Mumbai.

Mumbai after losing against Kerala in a virtual face-off for that semis spot in their last outing, and now it is not in their hands to make the top-four. “We are very much looking forward to the game against Hyderabad. I know it’s not in our hands anymore. We will go out and do our best to put us in a position we want to be at the end of this game. Then we will see what happens the day after,” Mumbai head coach Des Buckingham said.

The defending champions will miss their winger Lallianzuala Chhangte and centre back Rahul Bheke with both out through suspensions. Ahmed Jahouh is still recovering from his injury.

“This opens up opportunities for other players to fill in. We will go through that in training today,” said Buckingham.

The defending champions started the season with a strong nod with 5 wins in their first 6 matches. So, everyone expected them to be the runaway favourites to retain the title this season and possibly win the tournament. Their only defeat in the first 6 games came against Hyderabad (3-1).

However, their first encounter with the Kerala Blasters derailed their season. They were comprehensively beaten 3-0. After that defeat, there are winning streak and the expectations for the defending the title is getting lost. As they have remain 6 game winless continuously which results dropped in points table

On the other hand, one of the semi finalist of this season Hyderabad faced a heavy defeat to Jamshedpur FC in their last game, resulting in them dropping to third place after staying at the top for more than a month. Hyderabad.

Currently, the Hyderabad have 35 points from 19 matches with leaders Jamshedpur FC and second-placed ATK Mohun Bagan both on 37 points and it is likely that one between these two will finish top of the table.

Hyderabad vs. Mumbai City FC - Football Match Report - March 5, 2022 - ESPN

Hyderabad vs Mumbai City – Match Details

Kick off date and time: Saturday, March 5 at 9:30 PM IST

Venue: PJN Stadium in Fatorda, Goa

Live Channel: Star Sports Network – Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2HD and Star Sports 3

Live Streaming: Disney+Hotstar and Jio TV

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Head to Head

Both the teams have face each other for five times in this season so far. During this 5 matches Mumbai City Fc have won 2 matches whereas Hyderabad Fc have won only 1 match. Therefore two remaining matches finish as tied.

Hyderabad vs Mumbai City Possible Lineups

Hyderabad FC playing XI

Gurmeet Singh, Asish Rai, Khassa Camara, Chiglensana Singh, Akash Mishra, Souvik Chakrabarti, Joel Chianese, Rohit Danu, Mohammed Yasir, Aniket Jadhav, Javier Siverio.

Mumbai City FC Playing XI

Mohammed Nawaz, Rahul Bheke, Mehtab Singh, Mourada Fall, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy, Lalengmawia Ralte, Ahmed Jahouh, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Cassio Gabriel, Bipin Singh, Igor Angulo.

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