ISL Fantasy 2017: Tips for Jamshedpur FC vs Mumbai City FC
Match No. 40 of ISL 2017 will see Jamshedpur FC hosting Mumbai City FC on Friday. Jamshedpur FC lost their last match while Mumbai City FC have won their last two matches. Jamshedpur FC will look to win their first match at home.
Amrinder Singh: Amrinder Singh kept his third clean sheet in four matches against the Delhi Dynamos, showing Mumbai City FC’s recent improvements at the back. The 24- year-old has done well, making 29 saves so far -- the most by a keeper in ISL 2017.
Goian: Goian scored his first goal of the season in the last match against the Delhi Dynamos. The sturdy Romanian has continued his last season’s form where he was named the best defender. Goian has attempted a massive 53 tackles, the most by a defender in ISL 2017. His 18 interceptions are also the joint most by any player in ISL 2017.
Vieira: Gerson Vieira has been superb for Mumbai City FC so far. The Brazilian has attempted 243 passes, which is the second most by a Mumbai City FC player. He has also been a threat going forward, attempting 7 shots so far, highlighting his offensive threat. With Jamshedpur FC struggling for goals, Gerson is a must-pick.
Tiri: The experienced Tiri has played a key role in Jamshedpur, keeping four clean sheets so far. The 26-year-old has been a calming presence at the back. He has made 14 interceptions, the most by any Jamshedpur FC player. His aerial prowess means Tiri can also score attacking points to go with his clean sheet points.
Andre Bikey: The muscular centre back has impressed with his tough tackling and no non-sense defending. The experienced defender is also a threat in the opposition box due to his frame and aerial prowess.
Achille Emana: Achille Emana once again produced a superb performance against the Delhi Dynamos by dominating the midfield with his ball-carrying ability and physicality. The burly midfielder assisted two out of the four goals that Mumbai City FC scored. The 35-year old made four assists -- the joint most in ISL 2017. Besides, his 304 passes are also the most by any Mumbai City FC player
Trindade: The tall Brazilian has been steady without being spectacular so far, having scored one of the two goals Jamshedpur have managed so far. The 21-year old has contributed offensively as well as defensively. Trindade has attempted 12 shots so far, the most by a Jamshedpur FC player.
Memo: Defensive midfielder Emerson Gomes has impressed for Jamshedpur FC with his all-round play. The Brazilian has attempted 297 passes, the most by a Jamshedpur FC player. He has also contributed defensively, making an impressive 26 tackles in seven matches, which is also the most by a Jamshedpur FC player. He has also hit the target with three out of his six attempted shots.
Everton Santos: Everton scored in Mumbai’s win against Delhi in their last match. He has contributed four goals so far (two goals and two assists) and his speed and willingness to run in behind the defences, offers Mumbai City FC a different dimension going forward. His 10 shots on target is the joint most by a Mumbai City FC player so far.
Sameehg Doutie: The explosive winger is yet to make a mark for Jamshedpur FC so far and has mainly been used from the bench to stretch the defences with his pace and trickery. The South African is sure to test the makeshift left-back Abhinash Ruidas.
Balwant Singh: Balwant Singh scored yet again against the Delhi Dynamos, capping off a fine individual display. The 31-year old has now scored five goals and is the top Indian scorer of ISL 2017. Considering his fine form, Balwant is a must-pick for your teams.