Gokulam Kerala FC face Sudeva Delhi FC in the sixth round of the I-League 2022-23 . The Malabarians have lost seven points in their last three games .
Manjeri (Kerala) India: On Wednesday, December 7, Gokulam Kerala FC will face Sudeva Delhi FC in the sixth round of the I-League 2022-23 at the Payyanad Stadium in Manjeri.After a string of disappointing results since their back-to-back victories at the start of the season, the defending champions return to their home turf.The Malabarians have lost seven points in their last three games and are now eight points behind the leaders of the table.Sudeva Delhi, the lowest club in the table, has yet to open their account after losing all of their first four games.Both teams will be hoping to reclaim their championship lead, however Gokulam Kerala is in the spotlight.They'll be able to stretch that streak in Manjeri in front of their adoring home supporters, according to Gokulam Kerala head coach Richard Towa, who addressed the media during a pre-match press conference.It will not be a difficult affair.They've had a bad start, but in this league, we can't expect a team to be easy to beat.I'm sure they are prepared for tomorrow, and we are, according to the Cameroonian coach.In regards to the teams' inability to score, the coach said, I think we haven't scored many goals, because we are preparing ourselves. We have been getting many opportunities in the matches, and we are collaborating with the players to extend those opportunities.Towa expressed his excitement for returning to Kerala.We've played many games on the run, and it's been a challenge for us to do so much travelling.We are so glad to return home, the players need it. We were travelling without much rest, Towa said.We now play in our home stadium, and I think this will give players more energy, says winger Atsushi Nakamura of Sudeva.Kosuke (Uchida) is expected to miss tomorrow's game.The team is extremely excited and raring to go. We've all suffered, but we're optimistic about our team's future.We originally wanted to get out of the bottom of the table and look for a top-five finish, Japanese footballer Kabir Kohli, who made his first game of the season against Rajasthan United, said.Its still the same, and the players and the staff will understand that they are in a difficult situation right now and that we will fight to get out of this situation.