Preview: A confident Mumbai City FC will aim to enter the top four when they take on defending champions ATK in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Mumbai Football Arena in Mumbai on Sunday.
ATK, currently sitting at the bottom of the table with two draws and two losses their in four matches, are completely out of form. They are still searching for their first win in the fourth season.
But a win can turn their fortunes around and could see them jump three places.
Fifth placed Mumbai, on the other hand, are confident and would be looking to tame the visitors in their own backyard.
In five matches played so far, Mumbai have won two matches and lost two. They also played one draw.
Mumbai coach Alexandre Guimaraes is also confident and said his team is now fighting for the top four spots.
"We are winning, and now aiming for the top four. We are in a good position. We have our game tomorrow and will try to win it," Guimaraes told IANS.
"I am very satisfied with the way team is doing. We are improving our game day by day and this is how we do to be in the top four," he added.
Despite being the defending champions, ATK have failed to click so far in the tournament.
When asked whether Mumbai will have an upper hand during Sunday's game, the coach said: "No upper hand to us. The types of games they have played I thibk they deserved more than what they have right now"
"Sometimes in ISL, teams don't start well and then they get there and emerged as champions. ATK last season they are team who played draw and managed to get to the finals and then they were champions. So its very early right now to say about ATK's performance," he added.
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Updated Date: Dec 17, 2017 22:16:01 IST