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Mumbai City FC vs NorthEast United FC ISL 2023-24: Preview, Predicted Lineups, Team Updates and more

Mohun Bagan hold on to top spot despite equal points, Mumbai City eye win for lead.

Mumbai City FC vs NorthEast United FC
Mumbai City FC vs NorthEast United FC

Mumbai City FC vs NorthEast United FC ISL 2023-24: In the Indian Super League, Mumbai City FC will face NorthEast United FC on Tuesday, 12th March at IST 7:30 pm at the Mumbai Football Arena. There is no scope for defeat for NorthEast United FC.

Preview

Mumbai City is returning to its home football arena after playing a draw match at home to Jamshedpur FC. Mumbai City FC had so far won one of the last two home matches against Bengaluru FC 2-0 while In one, a draw was played against FC Goa.

If we look at the team’s performance in the last 5 matches, it has played a high level game, out of which it has won 3 matches and drawn 2 matches, which recently ended with a 1-1 draw at the home of Jamshedpur FC. This season, it has become the first team to be cut the play-off ticket, currently it was at the first position in the points table but Mohun Bagan’s win against East Bengal pushed Mumbai City FC to the second position with 36 points from 18 matches.

Mohun Bagan, who are in second place, also have the same number of points but they have played one match less due to which they remain on top. If Mumbai City wins today’s match, they will reach the top again.

However, NorthEast United FC had lost their previous match 1-0 against Punjab FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium. Talking about the points table, NorthEast United remain at the 9th position with 20 points from 18 matches. Their performance in the last five matches has not been anything special as they have won two matches while losing two and facing one draw, but from this it cannot be assumed that the team is bad, they have hit hard when they get the chance. They have many experienced strikers who can surprise the defense of the opposing team, so no team can take them lightly.

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Mumbai City FC vs NorthEast United FC

Teams Updates

Mumbai City FC

Mumbai City has kept pressure on NorthEast United in ISL as these two teams have clashed with each other in the last five matches in which Mumbai City FC has been dominating, they have put pressure on NorthEast United by playing 3 consecutive matches and while two matches have been drawn. Have happened. Talking about the team, it seems that there will be no change in the team, in the last match Chhangte had saved the team from losing by scoring a brilliant goal. Van NIEFF got a yellow card while playing against Jamshedpur FC.

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NorthEast United had to face defeat twice at home against Mumbai City FC, NorthEast United has conceded an average of 2 goals against Mumbai City. It will be very interesting to see Alberto Noguera in the team as his pass rate has been very good and he has had many chances in which he has created goalscoring chances for the team.

Head coach Petr Kratky said in the press conference, “I am very positive about our team. The team has played a top level game so far, this team is absolutely special. There is no talent in the team. But, we We have to keep working in the right direction.”

NorthEast United FC

NorthEast United, who are placed 9th in the points table, have lost 2 out of the last 5. NorthEast United lost 2-1 to Mumbai City FC this season. In the last match against Punjab FC, it had kept 52% possession and made 407 passes, in this match B. Oram and G. Bora had earned yellow cards, but Punjab still lost narrowly. As far as it seems, we may see a change in the team.

Jitin MS can spoil Mumbai City’s winning streak, as he has played on the frontline for NorthEast United throughout the season. In the last match, he troubled Punjab FC with his quick passes, but despite this, he faced every challenge. had to do

NorthEast United head coach Juan Pedro Benali said in the press conference, “We could have won the last match, but due to the poor performance of the team we had to face defeat and this is a very important thing for us. Now our objective is very clear, we need to change our game and do something new every day.”

Predicted Lineups

Mumbai City FC (4-3-3)

  • Goalkeeper: M. Nawaz
  • Defenders: R. Bhake, A. Mishra, Tiri, Thear Krouma
  • Midfielders: Alberto Noguera, V. Rai, F. Nazareth
  • Strikers: B. Singh, L. Chhangte, V. Partap

NorthEast United FC (4-2-3-1)

  • Goalkeeper: M. Michu
  • Defenders: H. Mondal, T. Singh, Michel Zabaco, G. Bora
  • Midfielders: G. Nigam, R. Philippoteaux,
  • Attackers: T. Singh, J. Madathil, Parthib Gogoi
  • Strikers: Nestor Albiach
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