Fourth-placed Hyderabad FC (HFC) will take on table-topper ATK Mohun Bagan (ATKMB) in a crucial match of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco da Gama on Monday.
A win for HFC in its upcoming match will take it above FC Goa into third in the ISL standings. Meanwhile, a loss could hamper its chances of making the playoffs. The Nizams are coming on the back of a 4-0 win over Kerala Blasters in the previous game.
However, it will have to do without the services of right-back Asish Rai, who suffered a season-ending knee injury but midfielder Mohammed Yasir will be back from suspension.
On the other hand, a win would be enough for Mohun Bagan to seal the League Winner’s Shield and the AFC Champions League spot. The reverse fixture ended 1-1 with Manvir Singh and…