Riding high on two wins from two home games, Northeast United FC will be playing its first away game against Mumbai FC. This will be Mumbai’s first home game and second game overall where they will be looking to keep up the winning momentum.
Mumbai City FC
Mumbai City FC’s attack is looking ferocious with ex-Atletico de Madrid striker Diego Forlan, Indian striker Sunil Chhetri and Haitian striker Sony Norde. If they click, Northeast United FC will have to suffer yet another humiliating defeat like last year where Sunil Chhetri scored a hat-trick.
Ex-Northeast United FC player Aiborlang Khongjee will be in charge of Mumbai’s defence along with Argentine Facundo Cardozo and Mizoram’s sensational defender Sena Ralte . Their midfield too will be strong with Indians like Boithang Haokip, Jackichand Singh and Mumbai’s hero from their last match against FC Pune, Matias Defedrico whose skills have impressed every football lovers.
If Mumbai FC scores to win, they will to the top of the tables dethroning Northeast United FC.
Northeast United FC
Northeast United FC will be looking to make it a threesome with three straight wins from their first three games. Their key like always will be Velez and the new founded attackers in Japanese play-maker Katsumi Yusa and Uruguayan striker Emiliano Alfaro.
The midfield is playing well for Northeast United FC as Assam’s lad Holicharan Narzary looks in some terrific form. His assist impressed FC Goa coach Zico which made him shower praises on the young gun. He is well supported by Brazilian Wellington Priori.
The defense too has been in great form with skipper Gustavo Lazzaretti leading the young pack of Mailson Alves, Reagan Singh and Robin Gurung with great composure.
Goalkeeper and India’s spider-man Subrata Pal has also been in terrific form as he managed to grab two clean sheets from the last two home games.
If, Northeast United manages to win again, their hat-trick of wins will be completed and will be standing tall on the top of the points table.
Mumbai City FC – Diego Forlan and Matias Defedrico
Northeast United FC – Katsumi Yusa and Holicharan Narzary