Match 17 of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) season sees NorthEast United take on SC East Bengal, at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco, Goa, on Saturday evening.
NorthEast United will be looking to register the second win of their ISL campaign, while SC East Bengal are still looking for their first points. The Kolkata giants haven’t had the best of starts to life in the Hero ISL and are yet to find the back of the net after two games. NorthEast, on the other hand, are unbeaten after three games having registered a win and two draws.
Venue and Telecast details:
Venue: Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco, Goa
Time: 7:30pm IST
English Telecast: Star Sports 1 SD & HD, Star Sports 2 SD & HD
Hindi Telecast: Star Sports Hindi 1 SD & HD, Star Sports 3, Star Gold 2
Live Stream: Disney+ Hotstar and Jio TV
NorthEast United FC
Goalkeepers: Gurmeet, Nikhil Deka, Sanjiban Ghosh, Subhasish Roy
Defenders: Ashutosh Mehta, Benjamin Lambot, Dylan Fox, Gurjinder Kumar, Mashoor Shereef, Nabin Rabha, Nim Dorjee, Provat Lakra, Rakesh Pradhan, Wayne Vaz
Midfielders: Federico Gallego, Imran Khan, Khassa Camara, Lalengmawia, Lalrempuia Fanai, Pragyan Gogoi, Rochharzela
Forwards: Britto PM, Idrissa Sylla, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Kwesi Appiah, Lalkhawpuimawia, Luis Machado, Suhair Vadakkepeedika
Key Players: Idrissa Sylla and Dylan Fox
SC East Bengal
Goalkeepers: Debjit Majumder, Sankar Roy, Mirshad Michu, Rafique Ali
Defenders: Samad Mallick, Abhishek Ambekar, Daniel Fox, Scott Neville, Narayan Das, Mohamad Irshad, Gurtej Singh, N Rohen Singh, Lalramchullova, Rana Gharami, Anil Chawan
Midfielders: Sehnaj Singh, Matti Steinmann, Jacques Maghoma, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Wahengbam Luwang, Bikash Jairu, Yumnam Singh, Surchandra Singh, Loken Meitei, Mohammed Rafique, Aaron Amadi-Holloway, Anthony Pilkington, Milan Singh, Haobam Singh
Forwards: Balwant Singh, Jeje Lalpekhlua, CK Vineeth, Girik Khosla, Harmanpreet Singh
Key Players: Anthony Pilkington and Jacques Maghoma
Prediction: NorthEast United have posed a consistent goal threat in all their games this season and will be considered favourites against a weakened East Bengal side. We predict a 3-1 win for the Highlanders.