Unbeaten FC Goa pose a tough challenge for Mohammedan in 2021 Durand Cup final - watch live streaming in India
Juan Ferrando’s FC Goa lock horns with Mohammedan Sporting Club in the 2021 Durand Cup final on Sunday, October 3. The 2021 Durand Cup final will kick off at 6:00 PM IST and will be played at the iconic Salt Lake Stadium, officially known as the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, in Kolkata.
The one-month long gruelling football tournament started off with a 4-1 win for Mohammedan over Indian Air Force. The team went on to win its second group stage game against Central Reserve Police Force Sporting Club but stumbled to a 0-2 defeat against FC Bengaluru United.
However, a second-place finish in Group A was enough to take them to the quarter-finals where a narrow 1-0 win over defending champions Gokulam Kerala gave them passage to the last four. A stern FC Bengaluru United test awaited in the semis but two goals in the extra-time against 10 men made the difference as Mohammedan booked their place in the final.
As for FC Goa, they had no difficulties whatsoever until crossing paths with Indian Super League rivals Bengaluru FC in the semi-final. They needed a penalty shootout to decide a winner and FC Goa emerged victorious from the shootout to book their final berth.
Mohammedan Sporting vs FC Goa squads for Durand Cup final
Mohammedan Sporting squad:
Goalkeepers: Mithun Samanta, Susnata Malik, Kabir Toufik, Zothanmawia
Defenders: Arijeet Roy,, Balwinder Singh, Lalramchullova, Lalramhmunmawia, Manoj Mohammad, Safiul Rahaman, Shaher Shaheen, Sujit Sadhu, Wayne Vaz
Midfielders: Brandon Vanlalremdika, Buam, Faisal Ali, Firoj Ali, Malsawmzuala, Marcus Joseph, Milan Singh, Nikola Stojanovic (captain), Sk Faiaz, Ridge Demello, Sanjib Ghosh, Sushil Meitei
Forwards: Jaskaranpreet Singh, Stefan Ilic, Azaharuddin
FC Goa squad:
Goalkeepers: Naveen Kumar, Hrithik Tiwari, Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem
Defenders: Leander D’Cunha, Saviour Gama, Sanson Pereira, Kunal Kundaikar, Manushawn Fernandes, Lalmangaihsanga (Papuia), Seriton Fernandes, Ivan Gonzalez, Aibanbha Dohling, Mohamed Ali
Midfielders: Edu Bedia (captain), Brison Fernandes, Muhammed Nemil, Alberto Noguera, Princeton Rebello, Danstan Fernandes, Alexander Romario Jesuraj, Redeem Tlang, Nongdamba Naorem, Glan Martins, Brandon Fernandes, Makan Winkle Chote, Christy Davis
Forwards: Devendra Murgaonkar, Jorge Ortiz, Delton Colaco
Where to watch Mohammedan vs FC Goa 2021 Durand Cup final live in India?
Live streaming of Mohammedan vs FC Goa 2021 Durand Cup final will be available from 6:00 PM IST on the Addatimes app and website.
There will be no telecast for Mohammedan vs FC Goa 2021 Durand Cup final in India.
Featured photo: Twitter / FC Goa