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ISL Preview: Atletico de Kolkata Vs FC Goa second leg semifinal
After the first leg between the ISL semi-finalists, FC Goa and Atletico de Kolkata finished goalless, all eyes are set on the second leg of the same fixture at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in Goa. Kerala Blasters, who defeated Chennaiyin FC last night in the other semi-final await their opponents for the finals.
Kolkata could not put out their strongest players in the first leg due to some injuries, still Goa could not punish Kolkata. On the other hand, Goa played with their full strength.

Kolkata missed the services of Fikru Teferra, who has been a great player for the club and the Kolkata coaching staff would want the striker to be fit enough for the game. Even if he is fit, Kolkata's life would not be easy as well, for Goa has been the best team in the competition of late.

The situation is not that great for Goa, as they have to win the game to walk into the finals, unless it is another goalless draw, which would take the game to extratime. As per the away goal rule, even if the game ends in a 1-1, 2-2 scoreline, it is Kolkata who would reach the finals.

But, with the game being played in Goa's homeground, they have a certain advantage, as they are bound to be backed by the local crowd.

What makes the case stronger for Goa is the fact that the team has not lost in their last nine outings. Will Kolkata break this record of FC Goa?

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