Indian Super League

ISL 2021/22: Hyderabad FC vs Bengaluru FC Preview - Where to watch in India, team news, probable XI & prediction

Arjun Singh Devgan
Bengaluru FC desperately need a win in the ISL
Bengaluru FC desperately need a win in the ISL / ISL
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Hyderabad FC take on Bengaluru FC in the in the 22nd match of the 2021/22 Indian Super League at the at the GMC Athletic Stadium, in Bambolim, on Wednesday, December 8.

Both the sides find themselves placed in the lower half of the ISL table this season, with Hyderabad coming into this game on the back of 1-1 draw against Jamshedpur FC, with it being understood that Manolo Marquez was unhappy with his side's performance in that game and he will look for a better showing from his charges this time around.

Bengaluru meanwhile have had a poor start to the tournament by their high standards, winning only one out of the four games they have played and will need to refocus after getting thrashed 3-1 by Mumbai City FC in their last game.

Date and time

The game will take place on Wednesday, 8 December at 7:30pm.

Where to watch

The game can be watched on Star Sports Network's multiple channels on TV like Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 3, Hindi Commentary on Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports 1 regional channels - Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu.

Fans can also live stream the match on Disney+Hotstar and the Jio TV app.

Team News

Bengaluru will be without Sarthak Golui who left the bubble due to a family emergency, while Prince Ibarra, Iman Basafa and Udanta Singh are all doubts for the game. Hyderabad for their part will be without Halicharan Narzary and Mohammad Yasir’s availability remains doubtful.

Probable XI

Hyderabad FC: Laxmikanth Kattimani (GK), Ashish Rai, Chinglensana Singh, Juanan, Akash Mishra, Joao Victor, Garcia, Yasir Mohammed, Hitesh Sharma, Bartholomew Ogbeche, Joel Chianese.

Bengaluru FC: Gurpreet Singh-Sandhu (GK), Alan Costa, Yronndu Musavu-King, Roshan Singh, Ashique Kuruniyan, Suresh Wangjam, Udanta Singh, Silva Almeida, Cleiton Silva, Ibara, Sunil Chhetri.

Prediction

Both the sides are not in the best of form at the moment, though one cannot put it past Bengaluru to put their poor run behind them.

A 1-0 win for Bengaluru FC.

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