After two draws, NorthEast United FC will look to return to the winning track when they host Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) on Friday at Tilak Maidan in Vasco, Goa.
NorthEast United FC has been one of the most advanced teams of the current Indian Super League (ISL) season. It is one of the three teams that have yet to lose a match. They started their season climax, with an extraordinary 1-0 victory over Mumbai City FC(REPORT BY ISL POINTS TABLE).
Since then, they have tied 4 out of 5 subsequent matches. They have shared the spoils with Bengaluru FC, FC Goa, Kerala Blasters, and Chennaiyin FC. Their second win of the season came at the expense of SC East Bengal, 2-0(REPORT BY ISL POINTS TABLE).
Jamshedpur FC, on the other hand, looked like a real half-table team so far. They have lost points at regular intervals, but have scored victories over the strongest teams in the Indian Super League (ISL). They started their campaign with a 2-1 loss to Chennai, but have since been unbeaten. They are tied with Odisha FC, Hyderabad FC, Mumbai City FC, and SC East Bengal. Their only surprise victory over ATK Mohun Bagan FC came in their form, with a score of 2--1(REPORT BY ISL POINTS TABLE).
The Highlanders have a chance to break the top of the table with a win, while Jamshedpur FC can enter the top four with a win as well.
ISL Live 2020-21 NorthEast United FC vs Jamshedpur FC Head-to-Head
Jamshedpur FC entered Indian Super League (ISL) and ISL Points table in the 2017-18 season with the Bengaluru FC team. The Red Miners have faced Northeast United six times in the past three seasons as per the ISL Points table.
Both teams possess a knack for drawing games, and this is also evident in their latter form. The same is reflected in the statistics head-on between these two aspects. Five matches ended in a draw, while Jamshedpur scored the only victory in February 2018, 1-0(REPORT BY ISL POINTS TABLE).
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ISL Live 2020-21 NorthEast United FC vs Jamshedpur FC team news
Northeast United's Gerrard Nuss has all his players available to be picked against Jamshedpur FC. On the contrary, Owen Coyle will miss the services of his elite playmaker Aitor Monroy in midfield. The Spaniard has been suspended after being sent off in his final match against Mumbai City FC as per the ISL Points Table. Young Indian Amarjeet Singh Kim is expected to play a pivotal role in midfield.
ISL Live 2020-21 NorthEast United FC vs Jamshedpur FC predicted XIs
NorthEast United FC
Predicted XI (4-3-3): Gurmeet (GK), Gurjinder Kumar, Lalengmawia (C), Ninthoinganba Meetei, Ashutosh Mehta, Dylan Fox, Benjamin Lambot, Khassa Camara, Idrissa Sylla, Suhair Vadakkepeedika, Luis Machado.
Predicted XI (4-3-3): TP Rehenesh (GK), Stephen Eze, Peter Hartley (C), Mohammad Mobashir, Jackichand Singh, Alexandre Lima, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, William Lalnunfela, Nerijus Valskis, Karan Amin, Ricky Lallawmawma.
ISL Live 2020-21 NorthEast United FC vs Jamshedpur FC forecast
Both teams were very economical when it came to receiving goals as per the ISL Points Table 2020. Gerrard Noss and Owen Coyle like to secure their defenses on their backs and then chase their opponents with rebounds. The match is set to be an interesting tactical and both sides are expected to be cautious in their approach.
According to ISL point table 2020 Prediction
NorthEast United FC 1-1 Jamshedpur FC