Romaric scored the only goal of the match in the 81st minute to seal three crucial points for the Highlanders.
NorthEast United FC are in the 6th position in the league table with 14 points from matches. They one less point than Atletico de Kolkata and FC Pune City.
FC Pune City, on the other hand, will have tough times now. They have 15 points from 12 games. The last two games become virtually must win for Antonio Lopez Habas' side.
Here are some photos from match between NorthEast United FC and FC Pune City
Katsumi Yusa (centre)
NorthEast United FC midfielder Katsumi Yusa with the ball.
NorthEast United FC fans
NorthEast United FC fans celebrate after their team's fans.
NorthEast and FC Pune City players
NorthEast United FC and FC Pune City players tussle for the ball.
Romaric celebrates after scoring for NorthEast United FC against FC Pune City.
Nicolas Velez (left)
Man of the Match Nicolas Velez with the ball.
All images are taken from Indian Super League Twitter handle