I-League Match Prediction Sreenidi Deccan FC vs. Shillong Lajong FC, Apr 13

Sreenidi Deccan FC has a higher chance of winning due to their position and home advantage.

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Match Details 

Teams: Sreenidi Deccan FC vs. Shillong Lajong FC

Stadium: Deccan Arena, Hyderabad, Telangana, India


Hours of play: 18:00

Match day: Saturday, April 13, 2024

Probable Starting 11

Sreenidi Deccan FC

  • GK: Kamaldeep Singh (First-choice goalkeeper)
  • DEF: Considering their defensive solidity, the backline could include Koushik Ghosh, Sanjeev Stalin, Gurjinder Singh, and Ningthoujam Pritam.
  • MID: The midfield might see Vikram Singh and Luka Majcen as the central pairing, with Loken Singh adding attacking flair.
  • FW: Spanishpreet Singh, their main goal threat, is likely to start alongside David Robertson, another strong attacking option.
Sreenidi Deccan Football Club

Shillong Lajong FC

  • GK: Vishal Kaul (Starting goalkeeper)
  • DEF: The defensive line could consist of Samuel Lalmuanpuia, Aizawl Martha, Boris Thangjam, and Konsham Singh.
  • MID: A midfield trio of David Lalrinliana, Aser Dipanda Dicka, and Phrangki Maring might provide balance.
  • FW: Redeem Tlang, Fabio Pena, and Isaac Vanlalwhihna have been Shillong Lajong’s recent top performers upfront.

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

DateHome TeamScoreAway Team
Nov 14, 2023Shillong Lajong2 – 2Sreenidi Deccan

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of Sreenidi Deccan FC

DateLeagueHome TeamScoreAway Team
17/03/24I-LGokulam Kerala1 – 2Sreenidi Deccan
24/03/24I-LSreenidi Deccan2 – 2Churchill Brothers
31/03/24I-LSreenidi Deccan6 – 1Rajasthan United
04/04/24I-LNEROCA1 – 1Sreenidi Deccan
08/04/24I-LInter Kashi1 – 1Sreenidi Deccan

Last 5 Games of Shillong Lajong FC

DateLeagueHome TeamScoreAway Team
13/03/24I-LShillong Lajong1 – 1Real Kashmir
16/03/24I-LNamdhari1 – 1Shillong Lajong
22/03/24I-LInter Kashi2 – 1Shillong Lajong
28/03/24I-LDelhi FC3 – 1Shillong Lajong
06/04/24I-LShillong Lajong1 – 2Mohammedan

Topscorers Statistics in I-League 2023/2024

Sreenidi Deccan FC

PlayerGoalsPenalty Goals
D. Castañeda102
William Alves83
R. Hassan50
R. Gabriel30

Shillong Lajong FC

PlayerGoalsPenalty Goals
Renan Paulino53
P. Buam40
K. Lhuid30
A. Samb30

General Statistics

Sreenidi DeccanShillong Lajong
Matches played231112231211
Goals for512724342113
Goals against241410341717
Clean sheets844321
Avg. goals scored p/m2.222.4521.481.751.18
Avg. goals conceded p/m1.041.270.831.481.421.55
Avg. time 1st goal scored37m35m39m45m33m57m
Avg. time 1st goal conced.54m58m50m31m25m38m
Failed to score101321
Biggest victory6 – 16 – 15 – 03 – 03 – 02 – 0
Biggest defeat1 – 41 – 41 – 20 – 30 – 31 – 3

Sreenidi Deccan FC vs. Shillong Lajong FC: Winning Prediction

Sreenidi Deccan FC (SDC) has a strong chance of winning, considering these factors

  • Superior League Position: SDC sits comfortably in 2nd place, demonstrating consistent play throughout the season. SLFC occupies a lower position at 7th.
  • Home Advantage: Playing at the Deccan Arena offers SDC familiarity with the pitch and potential crowd support, boosting morale.
  • Recent Performance: While details are unavailable without specific match dates, SDC’s 2nd place ranking suggests they’re in good form.

However, don’t discount Shillong Lajong FC (SLFC) entirely

  • Upset Potential: Even though they’re underdogs, SLFC could surprise if they exploit any weaknesses in SDC’s play.
  • Head-to-Head Record: There isn’t a clear winner historically, as their previous encounter this season ended in a draw [Check resources for confirmation].


Based on current league position and home advantage, Sreenidi Deccan FC appears to be the favorite. However, football can be unpredictable. Here’s what could influence the outcome:

  • SDC’s Motivation: Are they focused on maintaining 2nd place, or will they be complacent?
  • SLFC’s Tactics: Can they capitalize on any defensive lapses from SDC?

Sreenidi Deccan FC has a higher chance of winning due to their position and home advantage. However, the possibility of an upset by Shillong Lajong FC shouldn’t be completely disregarded.

I-League Table on 09/04/2024

2Sreenidi Deccan232745
3Inter Kashi24641
4Real Kashmir232040
5Gokulam Kerala231639
6Delhi FC23232
7Shillong Lajong23031
8Churchill Brothers23230
10Rajasthan United23-1625

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

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Report About Deccan Arena

The Deccan Arena is a young but passionate football stadium located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Inaugurated in November 2022, it serves as the home ground for the I-League club Sreenidi Deccan FC.

Though recently built, the stadium holds historical significance for the club. Initially, Sreenidi Deccan planned to use the DYSSR Stadium in Visakhapatnam, a much larger venue. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the club never got the chance to play there. The Deccan Arena became their permanent home, marking a new chapter for the team.

With a seating capacity of 1,500, the Deccan Arena fosters a close-knit atmosphere for fans and players alike. On October 22nd, 2022, the stadium witnessed a historic moment – Sreenidi Deccan’s first-ever match at their home ground, where they emerged victorious against TRAU with a score of 1-0.

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 restric

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