FC Pune City is all set to take on Bengaluru FC in 23rd match of ongoing Hero Indian Super League. The football match is about to be played at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex stadium, which is located in Pune. The soccer game is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM IST on 14th December 2017.
Both teams will be playing their first match against each other. As there has been no head-to-head competition between the two teams, statistical data about their performance isn’t available. Bengaluru’s football club will play its fourth match in this season of Hero Indian Super League.
Owned by Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, Rajesh Wadhawan Group and Italian football club ACF Fiorentina, FC Pune City didn’t impress its fans with its performances in all three seasons of ISL. The team failed to attain top rank in top four best teams in the ISL points table. FC Pune City bagged rank in bottom zone of the standings in all seasons of Indian Super League.
Pune’s football team never succeeded in reaching into the final match of any edition of ISL as it couldn’t attain victories in the required number of matches in the league stage. Pune’s FC lost maximum number of soccer games in every season of ISL. More defeats in the football tournament didn’t qualify FC Pune City for the semi-final leg.
Football club of Pune has appointed former Costa Rican retired footballer Alexandre Guimarães as the new football manager for the ongoing season of Indian Super League. Under his mentorship and training, Pune’s football team is expected to improve its performance in the fourth season of ISL.
FC Pune City played 14 matches and registered victories in four. The team faced defeats in six games and finished 4 matches with equal scores. Earning 16 points from 4 victories, Pune’s team secured sixth rank in ISL 2014 standings. Pune’s team did not manage to maintain a consistent performance in next season and won only four matches in ISL 2015.
Facing defeats in 7 matches in the 2nd edition of Hero Indian Super League, Pune’s football club earned 15 points from 4 victories and ended its ISL journey securing 7th rank in the point table. Soccer team of Pune sealed victories in three matches in ISL 2016. Loosing seven matches, FC Pune City ended four matches with equal scores. Earning 16 points from four victories, the team bagged sixth place in ISL points table.
Bengaluru FC is the new ISL team in this edition of Hero Indian Super League. Owned by JSW Group, the team played its debut ISL match against Mumbai’s football club on November 19, 2017. Bengaluru FC appointed former Spanish footballer Albert Roca as the head coach of team for this season of Indian Super League.
Bengaluru’s football team faced Delhi Dynamos FC in its 2nd match of ISL 2017-18. The soccer match was played on 26 November 2017. Bengaluru’s team confronted with FC Goa in its third ISL match. The football game was played on 30th November this year. Goa’s FC and Bengaluru FC played the football match at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, which is situated in Goa.