Bengaluru FC will face Hyderabad FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda on Saturday in the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL). Under the guidance of Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadart, he has played only one match so far this season in which he had to play a 2–2 draw from Goa.But Hyderabad FC is close to improving their figures of the previous season and have made a winning start to the tournament by defeating Odisha FC this season.
Hyderabad FC coach Manuel Marquez Roca knows that it is important to continue his 1-0 win against Odisha.
Marquez said, "It is important to start with a win. But they (Bengaluru FC) are an important team. We will play against a team that is ready for the title and it will be a tough match. "
Hyderabad FC forward Liston Colaco stepped into the second half against Odisha as a substitute ground. But Marquez has hinted that Colaco may start the final XI.
He said, "Looking at the way he performed in the last match, he (Liston) is likely to start with the playing XI. He is an important player for the team. "
Bengaluru FC was at one time 0-2 against Goa in their previous match, but Igor Angulo scored two goals for Goa within three minutes, forcing Bengaluru to score points. Coach Cuadart would like his team to return as soon as possible.
Quadrat said that his team has taken full advantage of the six days of preparations. "We have another plan against Hyderabad and I am sure all the players are important this season," he said.
Bengaluru will find it difficult to score goals due to Joao Victor and Ode Onadia and goalkeeper Subrata Paul in the Hyderabad defense. Paul has 27 clean sheets in ISL.
Bengaluru's record in the last two matches against Hyderabad has not been good and they have scored only two goals in two matches against Hyderabad.
Kuadhart said, “We have seen his win against Odisha and it cannot be denied that he has a lot of positives. I am looking forward to a tough match that has a lot to win and not much to lose. it would be interesting."
There is no injury problem for former champions Bengaluru so far this season, while Francisco Sendaja will not be able to play in this match for Hyderabad.