Mumbai City FC gears up for Delhi Dynamos challenge today
Mumbai: Having returned to winning ways, Mumbai City FC would look to continue the momentum when they lock horns with the consistent Delhi Dynamos in an Indian Super League match at the D Y Patil Stadium here today.
Both sides have registered six points in the five games they have played and it promises to be an evenly-matched contest.
The Ranbir Kapoor co-owned Mumbai recovered from back-to-back defeats to pip Kerala Blasters 1-0 and would look to continue in the same vein against the Delhi outfit to add another three points to their kitty.
Mumbai would look to have another win under their belt before travelling to Goa and Kerala.
Having defended well in the previous game, the hosts would rely on Pavel Cmvos, Manuel Fredrich and skipper Syed Rahim Nabi to man the fort.
The home side has been guilty of conceding 10 goals so far and the defenders would have to step up their game to keep the Delhi strikers at bay.
Mumbai has been jolted with the absence of their marquee player Fredrik Ljungberg, who is nursing a hamstring injury but Nicolas Anelka's stunning display other night would have provided the much needed fillip to the struggling outfit.
The French striker showed his class against the Kerala Blasters with a splendid free-kick and the former Manchester City player would have Brazilian Andre Moritz and Subash Singh to partner him at the front.