Indian Super League club Mumbai City FC will take on Al-Shabab in their AFC Champions League opening clash.
Here's everything you need to know about this AFC Champions League game:
Date and time
Friday, April 8 at 10:45pm Indian Standard Time
How to watch in India?
The Star Sports network (Star Sports and Star Sports Select) has the rights to show AFC Champions League matches in India.
The game will be shown on Star Sports 3 and live stream will be available on Disney+ Hotstar and JioTV.
Mumbai City FC squad vs Al-Shabab
Goalkeepers: Phurba Lachenpa, Mohammad Nawaz, Ravi Kumar, Vikram Lakhbir Singh,
Defenders: Rahul Bheke, Amey Ranawade, Mehtab Singh, Mohamad Rakip, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy, Mourtada Fall, Valpuia, Mandar Rao Desai,
Midfielders: Cassio Gabriel, Bradden Inman, Ahmed Jahouh, Raynier Fernandes, Rowlin Borges, Vinit Rai, Naorem Tndomba Singh, Chanso Horam, Asif Khan, Apuia Ralte,
Forwards: Vikram Partap Singh, Gurkirat Singh, Igor Angulo, Pranjal Bhumij, Bipin Singh, Diego Mauricio, Lallianzuala Chhangte.
Mumbai City FC vs Al-Shabab probable XI
Mumbai City FC: Mohammad Nawaz (GK); Rahul Bheke, Mourtada Fall, Mehtab Singh, Vignesh; Ahmed Jahouh, Apuia; Lallianzuala Chhangte, Bradden Inman, Bipin Singh; Igor Angulo.
Al-Shabab: Al-Qarni (GK); Fawaz Al Saqour, Iago Santos, Hassan Tambakti, Motel Al-Harbi; Ever Banega, Alfred N’Diaye, Paulinho; Nawaf Al-Abed, Carlos, Hattan Bahebri.
Mumbai City FC vs Al-Shabab Dream11 prediction
Goalkeeper: Al-Qarni (8.5 Cr)
Defenders: Mourtada Fall (9 Cr), Iago Santos (8.5 Cr), Motel Al-Harbi (8.5 Cr)
Midfielders: Ever Banega (10 Cr), Ahmed Jahouh (10 Cr), Alfred N'Diaye (8.5 Cr), Bradden Inman (8 Cr), Vinit Rai (9 Cr)
Strikers: Carlos Alberto-Junior (10 Cr), Igor Angulo (10 Cr),
*Our Dream11 predictions are based on our analysis of these players and hold no liability or guarantee of their success in games.*
Mumbai City FC vs Al-Shabab key facts
2) Indian clubs have never won a game in the AFC Champions League.
Mumbai City FC vs Al-Shabab prediction:
We predict a 2-1 win for Al-Shabab