Shillong, March 30 (IANS) Shillong Lajong FC will look to pocket all three points when they host Sporting Clube de Goa in a 22nd round I-League match Saturday.
Sporting Clube de Goa, who are at the eighth spot in the points tally stay upbeat after they held Churchill Brothers in their last round match while Lajong have 27 points.
The home side, however, will be missing the services of Lalramuaha who has been suspended for double booking while, Chhuantea, Soram Poirei, Zenith and Malena are nursing injuries. Biothang Haokip will also not be available for the tie as he has gone home to attend the funeral of his father.
On the other hand the tourists would miss the services of Rovan Pereira and Keita Boubacar due suspension following double bookings.
"Shillong is ready to witness a high voltage game" said Sporting Clube de Goa coach Ekendra Soibam.
"The high altitude may play a vital role in match," he added.
Sporting beat Lajong 4-3 when the two teams last met in the League.
Lajong coach Pradhyum Reddy said: "We are looking forward to win the match as we target 40 points at the end of the league. If we do not collect full points it will be difficult for us to achieve the target."
"We boast of a pretty good home record. I hope the boys will rise to the occasion."
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