ISL: Atletico to go all out against North East United
Kolkata: With no win in the last four games, Atletico de Kolkata captain Luis Garcia said that they would go all out to earn full points against North East United today to remain in top four for main contest for the finals of the Indian Super League (ISL).
Sourav Ganguly co-owned ATK are currently at the top of the eight-team table with 13 points from eight games. With the same points from as many matches, Chennaiyin FC are at the second spot because of lower goal difference.
North East United on the other hand are placed in the sixth position with 10 points.
The side would definitely take the advantage of home ground and crowd, who have been very supportive, Spanish midfielder Garcia told a press conference.
Asked what happened to the in last four games, three draws and a loss to FC Pune City, Garcia said they were not much worried as those things happened in football. "The important thing is that our boys are giving their 100 per cent to win every game."
Atletico de Kolkata won their first away match against John Abraham co-owned NorthEast United in Guwahati and on the the return match they would do Same, added Garcia.
He said the rivals, however, were not an easy side as they have some very good players like Koke, to whom his boys must give special attention.
Atletico have also worry that Cavin Lobo, who scored twice against FC Goa in the away match, was still uncertain as he has foot injury.
Lobo will have an MRI scan today to determine his condition. But defender Biswajit Das recovered from his injury, goal keeping coach Pradeep Bhaktabar said.