Hyderabad FC vs Mumbai City FC Prediction | 20th Dec | ISL 2020-21
Hyderabad FC will be hosting the leaders Mumbai City FC on Sunday. The Nizams are marching forward with an unbeaten run to their name despite suffering several casualties.
The Islanders, on the other hand, were not at their best as they failed to defeat Jamshedpur FC despite having a man advantage.
A win for the Islanders will take them three points clear at the top, something they must have not expected after their opening game of the ISL this season.
Hyderabad vs Mumbai: Head to Head Record
The teams have played each other twice with Mumbai City FC winning one, while the other game was a draw.
Hyderabad FC vs Mumbai City: Fact Check
Hyderabad have used all five foreigners in the same game only one time.
They are one of the only two teams yet to be beaten in ISL 2020-21.
Mumbai City FC have only drawn one of their last five games, winning the rest.
Hyderabad FC vs Mumbai City FC: Team News
Hyderabad will be without the services of Joel Chianese and Lluis Sastre as they are out with long-term injuries. As far as the Indian players are concerned, almost everyone will be in contention for selection.
Mumbai City FC will have to play without their star full-back Mandar Rao Dassai who was out of his bio bubble due to some issues.
Hernan Santana sustained a knock against the Marina Machans and thus, he will be missing their next game. Sergio Lobera still has a plethora of options to select from.
Players to Watch Out:
Liston Colaco (Hyderabad FC)
The youngster was firing shots at SC East Bengal after he was subbed on in the second half. He managed to set up two goals and that is where he is the most dangerous.
His versatility is unquestionable and if supported well, he could be on the scoresheet too.
Hugo Boumous (Mumbai City FC)
The high-profile signing by Mumbai has already shown his potential with four assists in just five games.
The manager is aware of how solid Hyderabad are defensively, something Boumous will be looking forward to penetrating.
Hyderabad FC vs Mumbai City FC: Prediction
Both the teams have a reputation from the past. High-profile teams, solid management, strong players and both possess the potential to win the trophy.
The game doesn't have any favorites, and the fact that Hyderabad are unbeaten but the Islanders are at the top, the game will only get more intriguing as it progresses.
Sportco predicts Mumbai City FC to win.