ISL: Mumbai City FC Vs NorthEast United FC - Preview, team news, expected line-ups

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Bengaluru, Oct 7: Mumbai City FC take on NorthEast United FC in a crucial Day 7 encounter in the Indian Super League at the Mumbai Football Arena today (October 7). [Full schedule of ISL 2016] [Full schedule for ISL 2016]

Mumbai started their campaign on a high as they defeated local rivals FC Pune City by a goal to nil. NorthEast too are on a high as they sit high at the top of the table with full 6 points from the first two games.

Mumbai City FC Vs NorthEast United FC (Image courtesy: Mumbai City FC and NorthEast Twitter handle)

None of the teams' performance in the previous two editions were up to the mark as they failed to make it to the top 4 stage of the tournaments. 

Mumbai City FC will play their maiden match at their new home ground Mumbai Football Arena.

Team News

Mumbai City FC will once again without the services of Sunil Chhetri, Amrinder Singh and Udanta Singh have AFC Cup commitments with their parent club Bengaluru FC.

Alexandre Guimaraes is likely to keep his starting XI intact from the game against FC Pune City. NorthEast too will stick to their winning combination.

Predicted XIs

Mumbai City FC

Formation: 4-4-2

Goalkeeper: Roberto Netto

Defenders: Aiborlang Khongjee, Anwar Ali, Lucian Goian, Sena Ralte

Midfielders: Krisztian Vadocz, Pronay Halder, Sehnaj Singh, Leo Costa

Strikers: Defederico, Diego Forlan

Mumbai City FC formation

NorthEast United FC

Formation: 3-5-2

Goalkeeper: Subrata Pal

Defenders: Wellington Priori, Mailson Alves, Gustavo Lazzaretti

Midfielders: Reagan Singh, Robin GurungKatsumi Yusa, Romaric, Rowlin Borges

Strikers: Emiliano Alfaro, Holicharan Narzary

NorthEast United FC formation


Mumbai City FC 1-1 NorthEast United FC

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