The second semi-final 1st leg match will be played between Atletico de Kolkata and FC Goa at the home ground of Kolkata which is Salt Lake Stadium on 14th December 2014. After finishing second in the Indian Super League competition of group stage, FC Goa will play away match in the first leg of semi-final. Before semifinal fixture, both teams met in the last group match of the Indian Super League at same ground. The match was ended on a 1–1 score line which gave FC Goa a second place behind Chennaiyin FC. It is going to be very interesting in the Salt lake stadium that which team will proceed to the 2nd leg with advantage.
Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa ISL Time & TV Channels
|Competition||Indian Super League 2014|
|Date||14 December 2014|
|Time||7.00 pm [IST], 1.30 pm [GMT]|
|Round||Semifinal 1st leg|
|Star Sports 2 Asia, Star Sports HD|
India: Star Sports 2 Asia
United Kingdom: Star Gold UK
Egypt: OSN Sports 4
Australia: Fox Sports 3 Australia
UAE: OSN Sports 4
Singapore: Star Gold India
Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa ISL 2nd Semi Final Preview
Kolkata: Roy, Baljit, Mondal, Josemi, Mohandas, Nato, Borja, Jofre, Lester, Garcia, Fikru
FC Goa: Seda, Bruno, Arnolin, Das, Roy, Santos, Balwant, Amiri, Romeo, Desai, Slepicka
After a wonderful start to the season, the Red and Blue stripes from Kolkata has not been up to the mark but finally they reached into the top four with finishing third in the table with 19 points.
Playing the first leg at home is certainly an advantage for the home side Atletico de Kolkata. Luis Garcia and Fikru would be a key figure in the middle of the park with Borja and Jofre.
FC Goa have won four games in last six games and it will give them boost before the semifinal clash against the Atletico de Kolkata. Goa qualified with finishing second in the table with 22 points.
FC Goa coach Zico said after the 1–1 draw against Kolkata “It is important that we stay here and don’t need to travel again and decide the place for final at home. The two teams deserved to be at this position.”