Things That May Occur at Week 19 of League 1
Week 19 of League 1 will start rolling Friday (11/08/207). This week will open with a match between Mitra Kukar and Barito Putera at 15.00 WIB, followed by Sriwijaya FC host Semen Padang.
Five things that might happen in the 19th week.
1. Top of the table shift
Madura United temporarily topped the standings by summarizing 35 points. Team nicknamed Laskar Sapeh Kerrab is two points ahead of its closest competitor, Persipura Jayapura.
Most likely, Madura United will be difficult to maintain its position as pemuncak standings. Fabiano Beltrame and his friends will travel to Bali United headquarters.
The home side will be eyeing victory after swallowing defeat from Persipura Jayapura last week. Widodo C Putro besutan team is also very tough at Captain I Wayan Dipta Stadium because Bali United successfully recorded 6 wins and two defeats.
Even Irfan Bachdim and friends always record clean sheets when victory. Some of these factors make Madura United seem difficult to win at the headquarters of Bali United.
Conversely, Persipura Jayapura has a great chance to bring home full points when they travel to the headquarters of Persegres Gresik United. Gresik is the team caretaker after only collecting seven points from 18 matches. Gresik cage record is very bad because they swallow five defeats and only once won.
Therefore, Persipura is not expected to be difficult to achieve victory at the Tridarma Stadium.
2. Top scorer still belongs to Sylvano Comvalius
Bali United striker Sylvano Comvalius is temporarily the top scorer with 14 goals. The Dutch striker was only one goal ahead of his closest competitor, Peter Odemwingie.
The Bali United match against Madura United will be the proof of who is the strongest between Sylvano and Peter. Sylvano spelled out very sharply if Bali United play at home.
30-year-old attacker was only once failed to score when Bali Untited beat Persib Bandung 1-0. The rest, he always scored goals and assists at the Captain I Wayan Dipta Stadium.
Total he scored seven goals and one assist. He once scored two goals in one game when Bali United shaved Barito Putera with a score of 5-0.
3. Arema FC vs Persib will drag goals
Arema will host Persib Bandung at Kanjuruhan Stadium on Saturday (12/08/2017). This match was held only a day after Arema FC celebrated the 30th anniversary.
The match will take place interesting considering the meeting of two big teams. However, in result, this fight will potentially drag goals even without goals.
If it refers to the last meeting, the two teams have three consecutive seasons to grab a goalless draw.
4. Awakening Persija Jakarta
Persija’s unbeaten record in 12 matches was broken in Barito Putera’s hands last week. Team nicknamed Macan Kemayoran swallow defeat of the host with the score 0-1.
Bambang Pamungkas and his friends are predicted to be back on track victory this week when entertaining Persiba Balikpapan. As is known Persiba is hit by a complicated problem. In addition to being in the zone, the team nicknamed the Bear Honey left by coach Milomir Seslija.
5. Reinaldo’s sweet debut
This week will be the debut of a number of new foreign attackers like Ilija Spasojevic (Bhayangkara FC), Reinaldo da Costa (Persija Jakarta), Pavel Purishkin (PSM Makassar) and Ezechiel N Douassel (Persib Bandung).
From a number of foreign attackers, Reinaldo is expected to score goals in his debut action. Reinaldo’s ambition to add to his nine-goal coffers.
In addition, he wants to win the heart of The Jakmania by directly scoring against goal Persib Balikpapan on Saturday (12/08/2017).