Guwahati: FC Goa has begin campaign with a victory, NorthEast United FC in Indian Super League at Guwahati on Tuesday.
In the inaugural match, a goal victory was registered by NorthEast United against Kerala Blasters. Japanese midfielder Katsumi Yusa scored all-important goal during the matches.
Under the guidance of new head coach Nelo Vingada, NorthEast United showcased normal performance against Kerala Blasters. Now, they have to give better performance against FC Goa to won the match at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium on Tuesday.
"There is plenty of scope for improvement. We have to play better to reach the semis which is my target and of my players, so we have to be more consistent. If we don't grow up and play better, it won't be enough," said Vingada.
Their marquee marking Didier Zokora of Ivory Coast is additionally not certain whether he will be fit to take the field.
FC Goa are trained by Brazilian legend Zico and however they have some harm concerns, they will at present be a solid side.
Vingada is unrealistic to roll out any improvements from the beginning eleven against Kerala Blasters.
"For me this was the best eleven which I could use for the amusement since a few players are harmed and the majority of the players are not completely fit for a hour and a half as they are just 70% fit. Be that as it may, I am fulfilled by the remote players and I am likewise extremely content with the Indian young men," said the Portuguese mentor.
It is difficult to anticipate what FC Goa will do as they dispatch their battle far from home. They had their pre-season in Brazil and played four friendlies with boss mentor Zico utilizing diverse players and experimenting with various arrangements.
FC Goa did not play any friendlies at home leaving everybody pondering about the beginning eleven.
They, in any case, won't have the capacity to utilize the administrations of a few players who are nursing wounds. Shields Gregory Arnolin, Denzil Franco, goalkeeper Subhashish Roy Chowdhury and striker Robin Singh have all grabbed wounds amid pre-season and won't be accessible for the opener.
Everyone's eyes, be that as it may, will be on the new signings from Brazil. Players like Trindade Goncalves, Rafael Dumas, Julio Cesar and Richarlyson, a previous Brazilian worldwide, will be found in real life interestingly, despite the fact that it stays to be perceived what number of them can be obliged in the beginning eleven.
FC Goa lost in the last season against Chennaiyin FC and Zico will be quick to put those recollections behind him with triumph in the opening match.