15 April 2017
Kick-off 18:30 (UTC+07:00)
Indonesia Liga 1
Persib bandung Vs Arema Malang
Pick: Persib bandung to win
Persib bandung to win (1) @1.80
Persib bandung to win (1) @1.80
Arema Malang/Draw (X2) @1.97
Arema Malang/Draw (X2) @1.91
Over 2.5 @2.06
Under 2.5 @1.80
all ticket Sold out, Persib fans who are known as Bobotoh already hunt for match tickets. In fact, tickets sold online and offline are sold out. This game can be sure will be supported full supporter persib in home stadium. The demands of supporters persib to win in this game is felt very high.
Persib this season became the team no.1 who has the largest team budget, spend tens of billions of dollars to form a star-studded team. World-class marquee players such as “Michael Essien” and “Carlton Cole” have been imported. and called the naturaliasi player Raphael Maitimo come to team.
Yess new key player persib need time to adaptation, In the trial match Vs Bali United persib lose 1-2 last week.
“The atmsofer is hot. Moreover, his opponent Arema, and now there are “2 star players”. It sucks the bobotoh animo, and will be felt in the field. We do not want to disappoint bobotoh, “said Djadjang.
Transfer market in:
Michael Essien (Panathinaikos/Marquee Player), Carlton Cole (Sacramento Republic/Marquee Player), Shohei Matsunaga (Persiba Balikapan), Dedi Kusnandar (Sabah FA), Achmad Jufriyanto (Sriwijaya FC), Supardi Nasir (Sriwijaya FC), Wildansyah (Sriwijaya FC), Imam Arief Fadilah (Barito Putera), Raphael Maitimo (PSM Makassar)
Transfer market Out:
Ridwan (Semen Padang), M Agung Pribadi (Persela Lamongan), Dias Angga Putra (Bali United), Purwaka Yudi (Free Agent), Diogo Ferriera (Penang FA), Taufiq (Bali United), Rachmad Hidayat (Sriwijaya FC), Robertino Pugliara (Persipura Jayapura), Marcos Flores (Bali United), Yandi Sofyan (Bali United), Samsul Arif (Persela Lamongan), Rudiyana (Persis Solo), dan David Laly (Barito Putera)
“Atep” local key players will remain the mainstay of midfielder, Atep recorded 33 appearances or just missed in one game only.
Doubtfull player: Raphael Maitimo (Irritated with both eyes), and Carlton Cole probably play but not full time.
Missing player: Sergio van Dijk (Injury still the recovery process)
Probably Persib Bandung (4-2-3-1): M Nasir; Henhen Herdiana, Vladimir Vujovic, Achmad Jufriyanto, Tony Sucipto; Hariono, Raphael Maitomo; Febri Hariyadi, Michael Essien, Atep; Angga Febriyanto.
Arema FC must travel about 13 hours from Malang. Fly to Jakarta then continue the road trip to Bandung. Arema troupe then stuck jammed along the journey from Jakarta to Bandung with travel time for 8 hours. This congestion occurs because it coincides with a long holiday on the weekend that makes the road crowded with private vehicles. This is not predicted by Arema.
“It’s an away game to Bandung but the taste of Serui (Papua) is tired,” said “Adam Alis” (MF Arema). Of the total time spent, this time go to Bandung away matches we travel time same like we go to Papua, tired trip.
Aji claimed not to get the ideal composition that will be applied to reduce Persib.
Arema in this season is expected to look stronger on the defense side, bringing Jad Noureddine to accompany Arthur Cunha in defense.
Arema FC one team that is not very active in the transfer market. Prefer players that match the needs of the team. Arema has recently only recruited former Borneo FC player Jad Noureddine in defense
But the advantages arema look more compact because this season is not too much change players, Arema itself came to Bandung with high motivation after the last successful Trial test match steal a sweet victory 0-2 over host PSMS Medan.
Arema missing 3 Senior players: Arif Suyono, Beny Wahyudi, and Ferry Aman Saragih (Still in recovery condition at malang)
Arif was recovering from illness. Beny Wahyudi has not recovered from an ankle injury he got in a trial against PSMS Medan, while Ferry suffered a serious injury in his knee.
In addition, there are -5 young players are also not brought to bandung : Utam Rusdiana, Ibn Adam, Oky Derry, Dio Permana, and Muhammad Rafly.
Arema still rely on veteran striker Cristian Gonzalez on the front lines of the team. While under the crossbar still seems to be entrusted to Kurnia Meiga Hermansyah.
Probably Arema FC (4-3-3): Kurnia Meiga; Junda Irawan, Arthur Cunha, Jad Noureddine, Johan Farizi; Adam Alis, Hanif Sjahbandi, Ahmad Bustomi, Esteban Vizcarra; Cristian Gonzales, Nasir.
1-0 2-0 2-1
Persib bandung -0.5