Nothing seems to be going well for the Aircraftsmen – lying at the bottom of the points table. Their primary concern was their inability to score. They did score two quick goals in the last match, but conceded three goals in late second half.
Let us see what manager Muralidharan means when he tells "applying fresh attacking approach" for tomorrows match. But he must look for setting defense straight.
For East Bengal, must have been a tough job - giving 100% against your arch-rivals, closely losing out on a high-intense battle, and then travel to another city to play the next round. Wonder what must be going in their minds.
East Bengal chief Morgan has job cut out. They should deal with their earlier loss positively. Big relief is Aussie striker Tolgay Ozbey coming to the team after serving a double-booking suspension against Mohun Bagan.
East Bengal had a strenuous workout at their ground today morning, they are reaching late in the evening in Garden City.
The earlier encounter at the same venue was from the previous I-League edition, inaugural match played in the artificial turf in May this year. That fast-paced entertaining match resulted in a 1-1 draw.
Tomorrows match starts at 3 pm.