ISL 2020-21 Semi-finals 2nd Leg, ATK Mohun Bagan vs NorthEast United FC: Predicted starting XI and formation

ISL 2021: Ahead of the playoff second leg match between ATK Mohun Bagan and NorthEast United FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) season seven, we look at the predicted starting XIs and possible formations for both sides.

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ATK Mohun Bagan's Manvir Singh in action against NorthEast United FC during their ISL 2020-21 semifinal first leg clash on Saturday.   -  ISL/Sportzpics

ATK Mohun Bagan and NorthEast United FC will resume their quest for their maiden final Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21) appearance when the two sides clash in their second leg semifinal game at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday.

The first leg ended 1-1 and the second leg is essentially a clean slate for both teams as the away goals rule is not applicable this seaoson. 

The Highlanders, making their second appearance in the last-four of the ISL, have been in stunning form under interim head coach Khalid Jamil and are unbeaten in 11 games.

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ATK Mohun Bagan, on the other hand, is playing in its maiden semifinal as a new entity following the merger between ATK and Mohun Bagan. The Mariners are winless in three games but are led by the ISL's most successful coach - Antonio Habas.

Habas is expected to have Sandesh Jhingan, Tiri and Edu Garcia back from injuries, while Deshorn Brown is expected to return to the NorthEast United line-up.

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Here's how the two sides could potentially line up -

ATK Mohun Bagan Predicted XI

Arindam Bhattacharya, Subhasish Bose, Pritam Kotal, Sandesh Jhingan, Prabir Das, Carl McHugh, Marcelinho, Lenny Rodrigues, David Williams, Roy Krishna, Manvir Singh.

NorthEast United FC Predicted XI

Subhasish Roy Chowdhury, Gurjinder Kumar, Benjamin Lambot, Ashutosh Mehta, Nim Dorjee, Khassa Camara, Federico Gallego, Luis Machado, Lalengmawia, VP Suhair, Deshorn Brown.

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Combined ATKMB-NEUFC XI

Arindam Bhattacharya (ATKMB), Subhasish Bose (ATKMB), Sandesh Jhingan (ATKMB), Ashutosh Mehta (NEUFC), Prabir Das (ATKMB), Federico Gallego (NEUFC), Carl McHugh (ATKMB), Lalengmawia (NEUFC), Marcelinho (ATKMB), VP Suhair (NEUFC), Roy Krishna (ATKMB ).

ISL 2020 will be televised live on Star Sports and live streamed on Disney+Hotstar.