Seeking to make the final and play in front of their home crowd on December 20, FC Goa found the going tough in the first leg semi-final as they went down for the first time in five meetings against Dynamos. They will need to win tomorrow by a 2-0 margin if they are to enter their maiden final.
     
FC Goa adopted a defensive approach and attacked on counters in their last match against Dynamos. The ploy did work as they created chances but failed to score until their opponent struck the only goal through Robin Singh in the first half after defender Raju Gaikwad got injured.
     
FC Goa coach Zico said, "It was a good match as both the teams played equally. We did well to soak the pressure until defender Raju Gaikwad got injured and they took the advantage and scored against us in the dying minutes of the first half, which ultimately remained the match winner.
     
"Just like them we too had chances to find the equalizer but our players failed to cash in. But tomorrow we need to remain more sharp in shooting if we are to win and qualify for the finals," he added.
     
Delhi Dynamos, who are high on confidence after their solitary goal win, will be contend with even a draw. Both the teams met each others thrice this season, with Dynamos winning the last game.
     
Delhi Dynamos' marquee manager cum player Roberto Carlos is happy to be here once again.

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