ISL 2020-21 news, FC Goa vs NorthEast United FC: Predicted starting XI, team news and formation

ISL 2020: Ahead of the match between FC Goa 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.

FC Goa takes on NorthEast United in match 12 of the Indian Super League 2020-21.

In the 12th match of the Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21), both FC Goa and NorthEast United FC will square off at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa on Monday.

With just a point from the first two matches, Goa will be keen to register its first win of the season in its bid to defend its League Winner's Sheild. A spirited display with 10-men for over 45 minutes ended with a stoppage time defeat to Mumbai City FC last week.

BLOG | Goa vs NorthEast United LIVE score updates

TEAM NEWS

FC GOA XI (4-3-3)

Mohammad Nawaz; Seriton Fernandes, Aiban Dohling, Ivan Gonzalez, Saviour Gama; Edu Bedia, Lenny Rodrigues, Alberto Noguera; Brandon Fernandes, Jorge Mendoza Ortiz, Igor Angulo.

NorthEast United XI (4-3-3)

Subhasish Roy Chowdhury; Provat Lakra, Benjamin Lambot, Dylan Fox, Gurjinder Kumar; Lalengmawia, Khassa Camara, Lalrempuia Fanai; Luis Machado, Idrissa Sylla, Britto PM

Goa head coach Juan Ferrando is satisfied with Brandon Fernandes' fitness and training in the last few days, indicating he is ready for a first start of the season. Winger Ishan Pandita has also been involved with the squad in training in the last few days. Redeem Tlang will miss the game due to the suspension.

RELATED

1) ISL 2020-21 news: Who are FC Goa's foreign players?

2) ISL 2020-21 Preview: Winless Goa eyes three points against unbeaten NorthEast United

3) ISL 2020-21: Who are NorthEast United FC's foreign players?

 

NorthEast has started the season well with a win over Mumbai City and a comeback draw against Kerala Blasters. Head coach Gerard Nus hasn't made many changes from the opening two games and will likely stick with the same group for the key game against Goa.

FC Goa predicted XI (4-2-3-1)

Mohammed Nawaz; Seriton Fernandes, James Donachie, Ivan Gonzalez, Saviour Gama; Edu Bedia, Lenny Rodrigues; Seiminlen Doungel, Alberto Noguera, Brandon Fernandes; Igor Angulo.

NorthEast United FC predicted XI (4-2-3-1)

Subhasish Roy Chowdhury; Ashutosh Mehta, Benjamin Lambot, Dylan Fox, Gurjinder Kumar; Lalengmawia, Khassa Camara; Ninthoinganba Meetei, Federico Gallego, Britto PM; Kwesi Appiah

We have got you covered for your fantasy FC Goa-NorthEast United FC XI. Captaincy pick: Igor Angulo

Combined FCG-NEUFC XI

Subhasish Roy Chowdhury (NEUFC); Seriton Fernandes (FCG), Dylan Fox (NUEFC), Ashutosh Mehta (NEUFC), Savour Gama (FCG); Alberto Noguera (NEUFC), Lenny Rodrigues (FCG), Seiminlen Doungel (FCG), Ninthoinganba Meetei (NEUFC); Kwesi Appiah (NEUFC), Igor Angulo (FCG).

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

  Dugout videos