Eleventh match of Hero Indian Super League season 4 will be played between FC Pune City and Mumbai City FC. The football game is going to be played at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium, which is situated in Pune. The game is slated to begin at 8:00 PM on 29th November 2017.
In the entire history of Hero ISL, both teams have faced each other in twelve head to head games. Defeating Mumbai’s team for five times, FC Pune City claimed most number of victories. Mumbai City FC won two matches against the football club of Pune city.
Owned by Bimal Parekh, Wilhelm Kayque G. Saldanha and Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, Mumbai’s football club showcased gradual improvement in its performance in all seasons of ISL. Under the guidance of Peter Reid and Nicolas Anelka, the team didn’t succeed in achieving top rank in the points table of first two seasons of Hero Indian Super League.
Under the mentorship of new coach Diego Forlán, the team’s performance improved amazingly in the 3rd season. Mumbai City FC succeeded in grabbing the top position in ISL 2016 points table. However, the team couldn’t reach into the final game in any edition of the league.
On other side, FC Pune City also never reached into the final match as it failed to win more than 7 number of matches in the football series played before the semi finals. The team continued to loose more number of matches in every season of ISL. Maximum defeats in the league declined FC Pune City’s chances to get an entry into the semi-final matches.
Former Costa Rican retired footballer Alexandre Guimarães has been appointed as the new football manager of team FC Pune City for the upcoming season of Hero ISL. Under his guidance and mentorship, Pune’s football team is expected to perform more qualitatively in the fourth season of Hero Indian Super League.
Owned by Rajesh Wadhawan Group, Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan and Italian football club ACF Fiorentina, FC Pune City failed to maintain a good track record in all three editions of Hero ISL. The team never secured rank in top four teams in the ISL standings. FC Pune City lied in the bottom positions in the points table in all seasons of Indian Super League.
In ISL 2014, Mumbai City FC bagged 7th position in the standings by winning 4 games and FC Pune City achieved 6th position by registering victories in four matches. Mumbai’s team lost six games while FC Pune faced defeats in 6 matches. Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City earned 16 points each.
In 2nd edition of Hero ISL, Mumbai City FC won 4 matches. On other hand, FC Pune City gained conquest in 4 matches. Mumbai’s team faced losses in 4 matches while Pune’s team lost three games. With 16 points, Mumbai City FC secured 6th rank in ISL standings. Earning 15 points, FC Pune City bagged 7th position in the same table.
In ISL season 3, FC Pune City exhibited poor performance in some games. On other side, Mumbai City FC showcased excellent performance and earned 23 points from 6 victories. The team achieved first rank in points table while FC Pune City grabbed sixth rank in the same table by earning 16 points.
After studying the overall performances of Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City, it seems that Mumbai’s team has performed comparatively better than Pune’s team in every season of ISL. It will be quite interesting to see how these teams are going to perform in the growing competition in this famous football league.