The Second leg of the United vs City match is set to be played today as Mumbai City FC host NorthEast United FC in an yet another exciting match.
Mumbai City FC who are currently the league toppers would like to keep their lead and unbeaten run intact.
NorthEast United FC on the other hand shaping up very good under interim Head Coach Khalid Jamil who would like to make a hat trick of wins .
3 Indian Players To Look Out For
First in the list is as usual Apuia Ralte. The Mizo defensive midfielder is one of the pivot for the NorthEast United FC.
Next up is the the guy leading the charts in the Golden Glove of the season, Amrinder Singh of Mumbai City FC who has been fantastic between the sticks yet again this season maintaining his consistency.
Next up is Bipin Singh of Mumbai City FC who has been a key player for the team this season. He is presently the joint Indian with highest assists this season.
3 Foreign Players To Look Out For
First in the list, ‘the King of NorthEast United FC’ as termed by the fans is Federico Gallego.the midfield maestro for NorthEast United FC has recently started to put the ball behind the net and would like to continue this.
Next up is yet another midfield maestro for Mumbai City FC, Hugo Boumous. The Frenchman has been a dictator in the midfield for any team and doing the same in Mumbai City FC.
Next up is the Portuguese winger, Luis Machado of NorthEast United FC.He has been very influential for the team in the flanks both offensively and defensively . He is currently the top scorer of the team, hence showing his influence in the team.
If injuries are to be seen, there seems no concern from both the teams. But both teams have suspensions of Rowlin Borges and Gurjinder Kumar due to 4 yellow cards .
Mumbai City FC Probable XI
Amrinder Singh, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy, Mourtada Fall, Hernan Santana, Amey Ranawade,Bidyanda Singh, Ahmed Jahouh , Bipin Singh, Hugo Boumous , Jackichand Singh, Adam Le Fondre.
NorthEast United FC Probable XI
Subhasish Roy Chowdhury, Provat Lakra.Mashoor Sheriff, Benjamin Lambot, Ashutosh Mehta, Apuia Ralte, Khassa Camara, Federico Gallego, Luis Machado, Deshorn Brown, VP Suhair.
Head to Head
In their last faceoff Ahmed Jahouh was shown a red card also awarding a penalty kick resulting in the win for the Highlanders.
NorthEast United FC and Mumbai City FC faced each others 13 times out of which NorthEast United FC won 4 times and Mumbai City FC won 7 times, 2 matches were draw.
If records are to be seen, it is most probably Mumbai City FC winning the game or managing to draw the match.But in a football match anything can happen.