We need to maintain our concentration levels till the end of the match and execute the plans in the game. As we are going to the end of the championship, it is important for both sides to secure three points and the crowd will hopefully witness a very good match", said RGPFC Head Coach Staikos Vergetis during the pre-match press conference. RGPFC will have to play their best game against a strong side who will have the full backing of the home support in the football-crazy region of Kerala. The goal-scoring responsibilities of the team has been on Luka Majcen who has scored 9 goals already and will be ready to face the side which he helped to two back-to-back I League titles. Brandon Vanlalremdika has been the creator in midfield for the away side and they will depend on him to create openings in the Gokulam Kerala defence.
Every Match crucial as RoundGlass Punjab takes on Gokulam Kerala FCKOZHIKODE: RoundGlass Punjab FC (RGPFC) will face defending champions Gokulam Kerala FC on Thursday in a crucial encounter as the fight for the title is getting tense after each round. Both teams are title contenders and this match promises to be an exciting affair in the Round 16 fixture of the I-League 2022- 23 season which will be played here at the EMS Corporation Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick off at 4:30 PM.
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RGPFC lost crucial points in their last two matches against Kenkre FC and Sudeva Delhi FC. They played a six-goal thriller against Kenkre FC at Mumbai and were pegged back by an injury-time equaliser against Sudeva Delhi in New Delhi. RGPFC will look to commit no mistakes as each point is important in the title race. Gokulam Kerala will be looking to come back from their shock defeat against NEROCA and also avenge their reverse fixture defeat to RGPFC. "We are against a top side and will need to be on top of our game to secure three points.
The winner of this season can take part in the top tier league of Indian Football, ISL next season without paying a franchise fee. Read to know when and where to watch live all the I-League matches. Format and teams After two seasons in bio-bubble and COVID-19 restrictions, the league this year will be conducted as per the traditional home and away format. There will be no restrictions of bio-bubble and the teams are free to move around. Total 12 teams from across the country will take part in the 16th edition of the I-League. The teams which are competing in the I-League this year are – Aizawl FC, Churchill Brothers, Gokulam Kerala, Kenkre FC, NEROCA, Mohammedan SC, RoundGlass Punjab, Sreenidi Deccan, Real Kashmir, TRAU and Sudeva Delhi.
It will conclude on 2nd March and in the last match, TRAU will take on Gokulam Kerala. Gokulam Kerala are aiming for a hat-trick of I-League championships this season. If they win this year’s I-League title, they will make history by winning the league title thrice in a row. The winning triumph last season ensured Gokulam’s qualification to the AFC Cup group stage as well. The 16th edition of the I-League will be telecasted live on DD Sports and Eurosport TV channels. The I-League matches will also be streamed live on Discovery+. For more updates, follow Khel Now on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and join our community on Telegram.