I-League 2020-21: Punjab FC search to consolidate prime spot with victory over Actual Kashmir FC

I-League 2020-21: Punjab FC search to consolidate prime spot with victory over Actual Kashmir FC

A win on Thursday will lengthen Punjab’s result in 4 factors over Actual Kashmir, who nonetheless have a sport in hand.

I-League 2020-21: Punjab FC seek to consolidate top spot with victory over Real Kashmir FC

Punjab FC prolonged their profitable run to 3 matches by beating Chennai Metropolis FC 2-0 of their final match. Picture Courtesy: Twitter @ILeagueOfficial

Kalyani: Punjab FC would look to increase their one-point lead on the prime of I-League desk after they face second-placed Actual Kashmir FC on Thursday.

Punjab FC prolonged their profitable run to 3 matches by beating Chennai Metropolis FC 2-0 of their final match. The win made them substitute Churchill Brothers on the highest of the I-League with 14 factors from eight matches.

A win on Thursday will lengthen Punjab’s result in 4 factors over Actual Kashmir, who nonetheless have a sport in hand.

“I do not suppose there was any further strain. We should always not get carried away, it’s the place we end on the finish of the season, and never the place we at the moment are that issues. We have now labored onerous for eight video games, and can proceed to take action, Punjab head coach Curtis Fleming mentioned.

“I charge Actual Kashmir actually excessive. He (David Robertson) has been there for 3 seasons, and are favourites to win the I-League. Individuals say they play lengthy, however when you’ve got Dipanda Dicka, Lukman, and Farooq. These should not lengthy ball gamers. They’re actually good footballers and onerous to defend in opposition to, he added.

However, Actual Kashmir can substitute Punjab FC on the highest with a victory on Thursday. The Snow Leopards are coming into the match after extending their unbeaten run to seven video games by beating NEROCA FC 4-3 of their final match. They’ve 13 factors from seven video games.

“I’m happy with the best way we reacted after being pegged again from 3-1 to 3-3 (in opposition to Neroca). We managed to combat and go on to win the sport beneath very troublesome circumstances. It exhibits our staff has an timeless preventing spirit, and I hope they will proceed it ahead for the remainder of season,” Actual Kashmir head coach David Robertson mentioned.

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