Mumbai City club hosts Northeast United in the international league on Friday, and the islanders need to win to return to the top four after Odisha lost to FC Goa on Wednesday.Mumbai entered the game after a disappointing 1-1 draw with Hyderabad, when a late penalty kick from Marko Stankovic deprived Jorge Costa's team of all points and left them with a share of the spoils.Northeast's hearts were also shattered by their death in their final match, and injury-time winner Balwant Singh was sentenced to their third consecutive loss as they fell 1-0 to ATK. Mumbai City FC v NorthEast United: Match informationDate: 31st January 2020Kickoff: 7:30 PM ISTLive Stream: Star Sports Network and HotstarVenue: Mumbai Football ArenaMumbai City FC v NorthEast United: Team newsMumbai is not expected to make many if any, changes. Jorge Costa loves a steady line-up, and the only change will be whether Modou Sougou is fit enough to be a starting player, in which case he will replace Serge Kevyn.For NorthEast, it just wasn't as good in Asamoah Gyan's absence, and they'll likely feel once again the worst part of not having enough offensive ammo. Andy Keogh and Simon Lundevall are still settling in a new team, a new system, and a new country, so players like Redeem Tlang and Martin Chaves really need to step up and score goals for Robert Jarni 's side. Mumbai City FC v NorthEast United: Probable lineupsMumbai City FC: Amrinder Singh, Sarthak Golui, Prathik Chaudhari, Mato Grgic, Subhasish Bose, Sourav Das, Rowllin Borges, Mohamed Larbi, Diego Carlos, Modou Sougou, Amine ChermitiNorthEast United: Subhasish Roy Chowdhury, Reagan Singh, Kai Heerings, Mislav Komorski, Rakesh Pradhan, Jose David Leudo, Lalengmawia, Simon Lundevall, Redeem Tlang, Martin Chaves, Andy Keogh Mumbai City FC v NorthEast United: ISL form guideMumbai City FC: D-W-L-L-WNorthEast United: L-L-L-D-L Mumbai City FC v NorthEast United head-to-headThe two sides have met 11 times, Mumbai has a clear advantage, with six wins over the Highlanders.The reverse match in Guwahati saw the two teams draw 2-2, with all four goals coming in the first half. Chermiti scored a brace for Mumbai, while Northeast goals came from Panagiotis Triadis and Asamoah Gyan, both of whom are not with the club at the moment.Mumbai City FC - 6NorthEast United wins - 3Draws - 2 Mumbai City FC v NorthEast United predictionNorthEast seems devoid of ideas, and it really isn't known where they can purchase a target. On the other hand, Mumbai will look to recover after a poor performance in Hyderabad, and Sougou's return should propel them to victory.Prediction: Mumbai City FC 2-0 NorthEast United
The second round is underway in the Indian Premier League (ISL) as the teams are slowly establishing themselves and trying to form the right groups from their teams. Kerala Blasters FC Northeast United are hosting the Goa Medical College Stadium in Bambolim on Thursday.The Kerala Blasters lost the first game of the season to ATK Mohun Bagan, 0-1. Blasters showed promise and quality, but ATK Mohun Bagan still outdid them. The lack of practice in the match was an indication that Kibo Vicuña looked out of cohesion.The Blasters played a friendly with Mumbai City Football Club behind closed doors after their first game of the season to work on their fitness. Although Blasters had many areas to work on, there were also some instances of silver lining. The defensive duo of Costa Nhamuinsu and Baccari Kuni looked strong, allowing Vicuña to focus only on midfield to provide enough balls for Gary Hopper.Meanwhile, Northeast United won their first meeting against Mumbai City FC with an unexpected 1--0 score. Mumbai City FC looked flustered and tired, allowing defensive duo Benjamin Lampot and Dylan Fox to be their prime. Gerrard Noss's squad absorbed all the pressure to keep the attack on the counter and surprise Mumbai City FC. The midfield crowd worked brilliantly for the Highlanders.A NorthEast United victory takes them to the top of the league, while a victory for Kerala Blasters will provide much-needed momentum for Kibu Vicuna to start the season.Kerala Blasters FC vs NorthEast United FC - Everything you need to knowKerala Blasters FC and North East United have met 12 times in the last six seasons of the Indian League. The two teams met only in the regular league season. The two teams were very competitive with each other in their matches.Kerala Blasters has won five times, while the Highlanders have won three. Four matches ended in a draw. The last three confrontations between these two teams ended in deadlock, indicating the quality and competitiveness of the two teams. In fact, the last meeting between the two teams ended in a goalless draw.Results of the last five matches in ISL between Kerala Blasters FC and NorthEast United FCNortheast United 0-0 Kerala BlastersKerala Blasters 1-1 Northeast UnitedKerala Blasters 0-0 Northeast UnitedNortheast United 2--1 Kerala BlastersNortheast United 0-1 Kerala BlastersThe top 3 scorers of last seasonKerala Blasters - Bartholomew Ojpichi (15), Messi Polly (8), Rahul KB (1)NorthEast United FC - Asamoah Jian (4), Redeem Tlang (3), Martin Chaves (3)Clean sheet from last seasonKerala Blasters - 3Northeast United - 3Also Read: Barcelona sack coach Quique Setien after UEFA Champions League exit
Two undefeated teams, Bengaluru FC and North East United, will face a thrilling Indian Premier League (ISL) match at Fattorda Stadium on Tuesday.The former champions, Bengaluru FC, entered the season as one of the strongest teams after falling in the semi-finals last season. They have held most of their major players for this ISL season. Some additions were made to the foreign team when Norwegian Christian Upseth and First League winner Fran Gonzalez of Adelaide United and Mohun Bagan joined respectively.However, the team appears far from perfect. After making a two-goal lead in the first game, Bengaluru scored only once in the next two matches, thanks to a penalty kick. It will be interesting to see how they managed to beat the Northeast United defense, which has been solid so far.NorthEast United renewed their squad while keeping a few key players. With Gerrard Nuss at the helm, the team is making an impressive game with 8 points from 4 matches.They haven't lost a game this season yet. Players like Apuia, Benjamin Lambot, Dylan Fox and Ninthoinganba Meetei were great for Highlanders. The team has fine-tuned a few matches now, and with some fixes in the offensive, NorthEast United could become a killer. In the last match against SC East Bengal, NorthEast United won by a 2--0 lead.Bengaluru FC vs NorthEast United FC - Everything you need to knowThe two teams have met 8 times, and Bengaluru has the advantage with 5 wins. Northeast United won only once, while points were shared twice.In the 2018-19 season, NorthEast United FC qualified for the playoffs for the first time in their history. They faced the Bengaluru team in the semi-finals of two matches. Although Highlanders won the opening match, Men in Blue was finally laughing by winning the second and semi-final match on aggregate.Results of the last five matches between Bengaluru FC and Northeast UnitedNorthEast United FC 0-2 Bengaluru FC - December 18, 2019Bengaluru 0-0 Northeast United - October 21, 2019Bengaluru 3-0 Northeast United - 11 March 2019NorthEast United FC 2-1 Bengaluru FC - 7 March 2019Bengaluru 2--1 Northeast United - January 30, 2019 The top 3 scorers of last seasonSunil Chhetri (11) was the top scorer for the Bengaluru football team last season. Deshorn Brown (7) and Semboi Haokip (6) also made useful contributions.For NorthEast United, Asamoah Gyan was the top scorer with 4 goals. Redeeming Tlang and Martin Chaves followed with 3 each.Clean sheet from last seasonWith Gurpreet Singh Sandhu trailed, Bengaluru scored 11 clean matches last season.However, NorthEast United only had 3 clean sheets with Subhasish Roy as their goalkeeper.
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-HeadJamshedpur 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).ISL point table 2020ISL point table 2020 NorthEast United FC Model Guide: D-D-W-D-DISL point table 2020 Jamshedpur FC Form Handbook: D-D-W-D-DISL Live 2020-21 NorthEast United FC vs Jamshedpur FC team newsNortheast 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 XIsNorthEast United FCPredicted 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.Jamshedpur FCPredicted 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 forecastBoth 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 PredictionNorthEast United FC 1-1 Jamshedpur FCAlso Read: ISL Live 2020-21: SC East Bengal vs Jamshedpur FC prediction,ISL live score,ISL points table
Odisha will face Northeast United in ISL 2020-21 match 37 at GMC Stadium in Bambolim, on Tuesday Stuart Baxter's team are at the bottom of the score table with just one point out of 6 games. Meanwhile, Highlanders are fourth with 10 points from 7 matches.Odisha FC started their campaign with a 1-0 loss to Hyderabad FC and then fell to Jamshedpur FC 2-2. However, they lost their next four matches in a row to ATK Mohun Bagan, Mumbai City FC, FC Goa, and Bengaluru FC. The Kalinga Warriors scored only three goals in the tournament and conceded nine times.Meanwhile, Northeast United began their campaign with a 1-0 win over current Mumbai City FC. They then shared the spoils with Kerala Blasters and FC Goa before beating SC East Bengal. They later faced Bengaluru FC and Chennai FC, before suffering their first loss to Jamshedpur.ISL Live Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC head to headAfter changing the name Delhi Dynamos to Odisha FC, the two teams have met only twice. The two sides scored one victory each.In the last meeting between the two clubs, Manuel Ono and Martin Perez Geddes scored for Odisha after Northeast United took the lead. The match ended with Odisha winning 2-1.Odisha FC wins: 1Northeast United win: 1Draw: 0ISL Live Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC team newsOdisha goalkeeper Kamaljit Singh suffered a concussion in front of Mumbai City FC and is still on the mend. His head coach, Stuart Baxter, hinted at the pre-match press conference that Marcellinho had not fully recovered.Diwando Diani is another foreign player that Bhubaneswar could lose due to injury. On the other hand, NorthEast United has a completely compact unit.ISL Live Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC Predicted XIsOdisha FC: Arshdeep Singh (GK), Shubham Sarangi, Jacob Tratt, Steven Taylor, Hendry Antonay, Vinit Rai, Cole Alexander, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Diego Mauricio, Nandhakumar Sekar, Manuel OnwuNorthEast United FC: Gurmeet Singh (GK), Provat Lakra, Benjamin Lambot, Dylan Fox, Gurjinder Kumar, Lalengmawia, Khassa Camara, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Kwesi Appiah, VP Suhair, Idrissa SyllaISL Live Predict Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FCNorthEast United FC plays very defensive football, keeping their lines in check. In the meantime, Odisha FC is trying to play from behind but hasn't had much success yet. Given the shape of the two teams, one can expect a monotonous match ending in a goalless draw.Prediction: Odisha FC 0-0 NorthEast United FC