I-League Match Prediction Delhi FC vs. Shillong Lajong FC, Mar 28

Looking at recent form and current standings, Shillong Lajong FC appears to have a slight edge over Delhi FC.

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Match Details 

Teams: Delhi FC vs. Shillong Lajong FC

Stadium: Namdhari Stadium, Bhaini Sahib, Ludhiana, Punjab


Hours of play: 15:30

Match day: Thursday, March 28, 2024

Probable Starting 11

Delhi FC

  • GK: Kamaljit Singh (Regular starter)
  • DEF: Shubham Sarangi, Gaurav Shankar, Kean Lewis, Pritam Singh (Injuries could affect this)
  • MID: Vikrant Sharma, Sriram Ramesh, Luis Santana, Shakhil Reddy
  • FW: Brandon van van Linden, Ashutosh Mehta (Top scorer for Delhi)

Shillong Lajong FC

  • GK: Vishal Kaul (Starting goalkeeper)
  • DEF: Samuel Lalmuanpuia, Aizawl Martha, Boris Thangjam, Konsham Singh
  • MID: David Lalrinliana, Aser Dipanda Dicka, Phrangki Maring
  • FW: Redeem Tlang, Fabio Pena, Isaac Vanlalwhihna (Recent top performers)

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

DateTeam 1ScoreTeam 2
Nov 22, 2023Shillong Lajong2 – 1Delhi FC
May 11, 2023Delhi FC0 – 0Shillong Lajong

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of Delhi FC

DateCompetitionHome TeamScoreAway Team
27/02/24I-LChurchill Brothers2 – 0Delhi FC
03/03/24I-LDelhi FC2 – 3Namdhari
10/03/24I-LDelhi FC0 – 1Sreenidi Deccan
13/03/24I-LDelhi FC0 – 2Inter Kashi
17/03/24I-LReal Kashmir1 – 1Delhi FC

Last 5 Games of Shillong Lajong FC

DateCompetitionHome TeamScoreAway Team
28/02/24I-LShillong Lajong4 – 4Rajasthan United
04/03/24I-LChurchill Brothers2 – 1Shillong Lajong
09/03/24I-LAizawl1 – 2Shillong Lajong
13/03/24I-LShillong Lajong1 – 1Real Kashmir
16/03/24I-LNamdhari1 – 1Shillong Lajong

Topscorers Statistics in I-League 2023/2024

Delhi FC

PlayerGoals (G)Penalty Goals (PG)
Sérgio Barboza72
B. Gagandeep30
G. Rawat30
Hudson Dias21

Shillong Lajong FC

PlayerGoals (G)Penalty Goals (PG)
P. Buam40
Renan Paulino42
K. Lhuid30
A. Samb30

General Statistics

Delhi FCShillong Lajong
Matches played2011920119
Goals for301614312011
Goals against351916271512
Clean sheets220321
Avg. goals scored p/m1.51.451.561.551.821.22
Avg. goals conceded p/m1.751.731.781.351.361.33
Avg. time 1st goal scored46m63m22m44m35m54m
Avg. time 1st goal conced.37m38m35m31m28m36m
Failed to score523321
Biggest victory5 – 11 – 05 – 13 – 03 – 02 – 0
Biggest defeat0 – 20 – 20 – 20 – 30 – 30 – 2

Delhi FC vs. Shillong Lajong FC: Winning Prediction

Looking at recent form and current standings, Shillong Lajong FC appears to have a slight edge over Delhi FC. Here’s a breakdown:

Current Standings

  • Delhi FC: 9th place (7 wins, 2 draws, 11 losses)
  • Shillong Lajong FC: 6th place (8 wins, 4 draws, 8 losses)

Recent Form (Last 5 Matches)

  • Delhi FC: Won 1, Drawn 1, Lost 3 (Scored 5 goals, Conceded 8 goals)
  • Shillong Lajong FC: Won 2, Drawn 2, Lost 1 (Scored 7 goals, Conceded 5 goals)

Additional Factors

  • Head-to-Head: Interestingly, in their only meeting this season, Shillong Lajong FC defeated Delhi FC 2-1.
  • Home Advantage: While Delhi FC will be playing at home, their home record isn’t stellar (4 wins, 1 draw, 6 losses) this season.


Based on the analysis, Shillong Lajong FC seems to be the favorite to win. Their recent form is slightly better, they won the previous encounter, and Delhi FC’s home record isn’t strong. However, football can be unpredictable.

Here are some possibilities:

  • Shillong Lajong FC Victory: The most likely scenario based on current form.
  • Delhi FC Upset: If Delhi FC can capitalize on home advantage and play with determination, they could pull off an upset.
  • Draw: This is also a possibility, especially if Delhi FC sets up defensively and Shillong Lajong FC struggles to break them down.

This match promises to be an exciting one. While Shillong Lajong FC is favored, Delhi FC shouldn’t be counted out entirely. Keep an eye on key players and how both teams approach the game.

I-League Table on 18/03/2024

2Sreenidi Deccan192239
3Real Kashmir201836
4Gokulam Kerala211536
5Inter Kashi20433
6Shillong Lajong20431
7Rajasthan United20-625
8Churchill Brothers19223
9Delhi FC20-523

* MP – Matches Played; D – Goal Difference; P – Points.

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Report About Namdhari Stadium 

Namdhari Stadium is located in Bhaini Sahib, Ludhiana, Punjab, India. It is the home ground of Namdhari Football Club, a professional football club based in Bhaini Sahib. The club is part of the multi-sports Namdhari Sports Academy and competes in the Punjab State Super League.

Namdhari Football Club was first formed in 1975 as Namdhari XI. In 2004, Namdhari Sports Academy was built in Sri Bhaini Sahib, near Ludhiana. With growing interest in football, the Namdharis established their first football academy in 2018.

The stadium has a capacity of 1,000 spectators. It served as the home stadium for Namdhari FC in its inaugural I-League season. The I-League is the current second division of the Indian football league system.

The Namdhari movement, of which the club is a part, was started by Satguru Ram Singh Ji in April 1857 at Sri Bhaini Sahib. The Namdhari Sikhs, also known as Kukas, played a very prominent role in the political freedom of India from the bondage of the Imperialist British rulers. They hold a unique place in the resistance movement.

About I-League

The I-League is the men’s second-tier of the Indian football league system. It was founded in 2007 as the successor to the National Football League, with the first season starting in November 2007. The competition was launched as India’s first-ever top-tier professional football league with the aim to increase the player pool for the India national team.

Currently, the I-League is contested by 13 clubs. The winners get promoted to the Indian Super League. The I-League operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the I-League 2. Since the inception of the I-League, a total of seven clubs have been crowned champions. Dempo has won the most titles in league history, being crowned champions three times.

The I-League was formed after the 2006–07 NFL season. The league’s first season consisted of eight teams from the previous NFL campaign and two teams from the 2nd Division to form a 10-team league. The league announced a change in their foreign-player restrictions with

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