ISL 2021-22 NorthEast United FC 0-2 Odisha FC HIGHLIGHTS: OFC completes league double over NEUFC

NEUFC vs OFC Highlights: Read the Indian super league updates between NorthEast United FC and Odisha FC from the Fatorda Stadium in Goa.

Welcome to Sportstar's Highlights of this evening's NorthEast United FC vs Odisha FC Indian Super League (ISL 2021-22) played at the PJN Stadium in Fatorda, Goa.

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6:50 pm: NEUFC and OFC have already met once this season with Jamil's side ending up on the losing side. Here is what happened in that match: OFC vs NEUFC Highlights

6:37 pm: Starting Line-ups are out!

NorthEast United Starting XI: Mirshad Michu (GK), Gurjinder Kumar, Provat Lakra, Mashoor Shereef, Patrick Flottmann, Mohamed Irshad, Hernan Santana, Imran Khan, Sehnaj Singh, Suhair Vadakkepeedika

Odisha FC Starting XI: Arshdeep Singh(GK), Lalrezuala Sailung, Hector Rodas, Victor Mongil, Sahil Panwar, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Thoiba Singh, Issac Chhakchhuak, Daniel Lalhlimpuia, Aridai Cabrera, Javier Hernandez

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6:00pm: Here's how we think the two sides would line up for the match:

NorthEast United Predicted XI: Mirshad Michu (GK), Provat Lakra, Mashoor Shereef, Patrick Flottmann, Tondonba Singh, Pragyan Gogoi, Hernan Santana (C), Imran Khan, Suhair Vadakkepeedika, Rochharzela, Marcelinho.

Odisha FC Predicted XI: Arshdeep Singh(GK), Hendry Antonay, Hector Rodas, Victor Mongil, Sahil Panwar, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Thoiba Singh, Issac Chhakchhuak, Nandhakumar Sekar, Aridai Cabrera, Javier Hernandez

Match Preview

Odisha FC will look for a new dawn after parting ways with coach Kiko Ramirez when it takes on fellow stragglers NorthEast United FC in the Hero Indian Super League at the PJN Stadium in Fatorda on Tuesday.

Odisha parted ways with Kiko Ramirez after its loss to Kerala Blasters in the last match, sitting ninth with 13 points from 10 games.

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Kino Garcia was announced as his interim replacement and on Tuesday will have a job at hand to resurrect the ship against a NorthEast United side which is looking to galvanize its arsenal, with Marcelinho set to make his NEUFC debut against former club Odisha on his return to the league.

With 33 goals and 18 assists in the Hero ISL, Marcelinho brings ample experience and final third ability as NorthEast United hope to turn its season around.

Marcelinho won the Hero ISL Golden Boot in 2016 while playing for the Delhi Dynamos.

NorthEast United is a rung below Odisha in 10th position having nine points from 11 engagements. In a season where it has been ravaged by injuries, Hernan Santana has played more minutes than any other NorthEast United player.

Santana is NorthEast United’s chief orchestrator in possession, having more touches of the ball and completing more passes than any other NEUFC player.

Imran Khan has also stepped up in the absence of Federico Gallego as NorthEast United’s creative outlet this season. He has three assists to his name this season. Among Indian players, only Roshan Singh (5) has more assists than Imran Khan.

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Garcia's first job will be to steady the porous defence. Odisha has conceded 24 goals in just 10 games this season. No team has conceded more goals than Odisha.

The last time the two sides met in the first half of the season, Odisha ran out 1-0 winners.

(via PTI)

Where to watch?

You can watch the NorthEast United FC vs Odisha FC match live at 7:30 PM on the Star Network (SD and HD). It will also be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar and JioTV.