Bengaluru FC will lock horns with defending champions FC Goa in their Group A match in Durand Cup 2022 at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Tuesday, August 30. The match will kick off at 6:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Under new manager Simon Grayson, Bengaluru FC have been one of the most impressive teams in the ongoing Durand Cup. The Blues head into the FC Goa fixture after thrashing Indian Air Force 4-0 at the Kishore Bharati Stadium in Kolkata last Tuesday. Earlier, Bengaluru FC secured a 2-1 win over Jamshedpur FC in their opening match of the tournament.
With six points from two matches, the Sunil Chhetri-led side are currently placed second in the Group A standings, three points behind leaders Mohammedan, who have already qualified for the quarter-finals after winning all their three matches so far.
Meanwhile, Bengaluru FC need just a point against FC Goa in order to qualify for the quarter-final of Durand Cup 2022.
On the other hand, reigning champions FC Goa have struggled in the ongoing Durand Cup. The Carlos Pena-managed side has registered one win and suffered two losses in the tournament so far. While the Gaurs defeated the Indian Air Force team 1-0, they suffered defeats against Mohammedan (1-3) and Jamshedpur FC (0-1).
With three points from as many games, FC Goa are currently placed in third in the Group A standings and are out of the quarter-final contention.
FC Goa beat Mohammedan 1-0 in the final to clinch their maiden Durand Cup title last year.
Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa head-to-head
Bengaluru FC have a superior head-to-head record against FC Goa in the Indian Super League, winning five of the 11 matches that they have played so far.
FC Goa have registered three victories while three matches have ended in draws.
The last time these two sides met, Bengaluru FC and FC Goa played a 1-1 draw at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolim, Goa earlier in January.
Where to watch Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa Durand Cup 2022 match live in India?
The Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa Durand Cup 2022 match will be telecast live from 6:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) on the Sports18 1, Sports 18 1HD and Sports18 Khel TV channels in India on Tuesday, August 30.
Live streaming of the Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa Durand Cup 2022 match will be available on the Voot app and JioTV.
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