The Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season kicked off in Goa between Kerala Blasters and ATK Mohun Bagan and now the second match will witness NorthEast United FC up against Mumbai City FC at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco da Gama.
Having finished ninth last season, NorthEast United FC have a new man at the helm, Gerard Nus. The Spaniard has managed to build a fresh squad with experienced overseas players like Kwesi Appiah, Idrissa Sylla and Luis Machado in their ranks.
Talented Indian players such as Rochharzela and Britto PM also join the team after good campaigns in the I-League last season.
As for Mumbai City FC, they too have undergone a major overhaul with new coach Sergio Lobera joining them from FC Goa. Along with Lobera, a host of former FC Goa players like Mourtada Fall, Ahmed Jahouh, Mandar Rao Dessai and Hugo Boumous have moved to the Islanders.
With signings like former Premier League striker Adam le Fondre and Bartholomew Ogbeche, MCFC currently do have one of the best attacking line-ups.
Mumbai City FC have a good core of Indian players as well with the likes of Amrinder Singh, Raynier Fernandes, Sarthak Golui and Farukh Choudhary in the squad.
NorthEast United vs Mumbai City: Probable Playing 11
NorthEast United FC: Subhasish Roy Chowdhury, Wayne Vaz, Benjamin Lambot, Gurjinder Kumar, Ashutosh Mehta, Khassa Camara, Rochharzela, Federico Gallego, Luis Machado, Britto PM, Idrissa Sylla
Mumbai City FC: Amrinder Singh, Mandar Rao Dessai, Tondomba Singh, Mourtada Fall, Sarthak Golui, Ahmed Jahouh, Rowllin Borges, Hugo Boumous, Raynier Fernandes, Adam Le Fondre, Bartholomew Ogbeche
NorthEast United vs Mumbai City: Match details
The match will be played on November 21, 2020, Saturday. It will start at 7:30 PM at Tilak Maidan in Vasco da Gama. The match can be viewed on Star Sports Network, while the live streaming is available via HotStar and Jio TV.
NorthEast United vs Mumbai City Full Squads:
NorthEast United FC: Sanjiban Ghosh, Subhasish Roy, Gurmeet, Nikhil Deka, Ashutosh Mehta, Benjamin Lambot, Dylan Fox, Gurjinder Kumar, Mashoor Shereef, Nabin Rabha, Nim Dorjee, Provat Lakra, Wayne Vaz, Rakesh Pradhan, Federico Gallego, Khassa Camara, Lalengmawia, Imran Khan, Lalrempuia Fanai, Pragyan Gogoi, Rochharzela, Idrissa Sylla, Luis Machado, Kwesi Appiah, Britto PM, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Lalkhawpuimawia, Suhair Vadakkepeedika
Mumbai City FC: Amrinder Singh, Vikram Singh, Nishit Shetty, Phurba Lachenpa, Mourtada Fall, Mandar Rao Desai, Mehtab Singh, Tondonba Singh, Valpuia, Sarthak Golui, Mohamad Rakip, Amey Ranawade, Ahmed Jahouh, Cy Goddard, Asif Khan, Bidyananda Singh, Hernan Santana, Hugo Boumous, Raynier Fernandes, Rowllin Borges, Sourav Das, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy, Farukh Chouhdary, Adam Le Fondre, Bartholomew Ogbeche, Pranjal Bhumij, Bipin Singh, Vikram Pratap Singh.