OFC vs NEUFC Super Cup 2023 semifinal Highlights: Nandha, Mauricio guide Odisha past NorthEast United

Follow for all LIVE updates from the Super Cup 2023 semifinal featuring Odisha FC and NorthEast United FC happening at the Payyanad Stadium in Kerala on Saturday. 

Updated : Apr 22, 2023 22:02 IST

Nandhakumar Sekar of Odisha FC celebrates  after scoring.
Nandhakumar Sekar of Odisha FC celebrates after scoring. | Photo Credit: PAL PILLAI

Nandhakumar Sekar of Odisha FC celebrates after scoring. | Photo Credit: PAL PILLAI

OFC vs NEUFC: Catch all the live action from the Super Cup 2023 semifinal featuring Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC

  • April 22, 2023 20:56

    It is Odisha FC which will face Bengaluru in the final of the Super Cup.

    A clinical performance by the Juggernauts, with Nandhakumar starring with a brace. Mauricio too got a well-deserved goal to seal the game for Odisha.

  • April 22, 2023 20:47
    88’ - OFC 3-1 NEUFC

    NEUFC must be kicking itself for letting this game drift away. It took an ealry lead, but gave Odisha the chance to get back into the game.

    A poor game, particularly in the defence for the Highlanders.

  • April 22, 2023 20:45
    85’ - OFC 3-1 NEUFC

    Mauricio scores, finally.

    Pure desire from the Brazilian. He hunts down a rebounded cross, twists past a defender, before slotting it into the bottom corner with a low effort.

    Odisha is coasting.

  • April 22, 2023 20:43
    84’ - OFC 2-1 NEUFC

    Mirshad is put to the task. Aniket finds Mauricio inside the box and his shot is fired close to the NEUFC keeper, who makes a good save.

    Odisha threatening to further widen the gap.

  • April 22, 2023 20:40
    80’ - OFC 2-1 NEUFC

    Action resumes after the drinks break. NEUFC trying to pass its way into the opposition box, not to much success.

    Nandha is taken off and he has almost assured his team a spot in the final of the Super Cup.

  • April 22, 2023 20:37
  • April 22, 2023 20:36
    76’ - OFC 2-1 NEUFC

    Mauricio with the chance to kill the game. A slick freekick is floated in from the right and Mauricio rises highest to head it. But he couldn’t get above the ball as he watches it float wide.

  • April 22, 2023 20:32
    72’ - OFC 2-1 NEUFC

    NEUFC trying to edge its way into this game. It wins a few setpieces around the Odisha box, but nothing comes out of it.

    Odisha has slowed down its intensity as it looks to see out this game.

  • April 22, 2023 20:28
    68’ - OFC 2-1 NEUFC

    It is a Nadhakumar show for Odisha.

    He gets two chances to complete a memorable hattrick. First he delays his shot for far too long, forcing him to further wide than he wanted.

    Next, his shot is blocked by Alex Saji. NEUFC struggling to stay afloat.

  • April 22, 2023 20:24
    64’ - OFC 2-1 NEUFC

    Nandhakumar strikes, again!!

    It is a brilliant goal from Odisha. Nandha drives in from the left, plays a one-two with Victor Rodriguez, before smashing it into the roof of the net.

    Annd just like that, Odisha takes the lead of the game.

  • April 22, 2023 20:21
    62’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Both sides ringing in some changes as the managers look to bring some life into this game, which has died down in comparison to a lively opening phase.

  • April 22, 2023 20:18
    58’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Odisha having a better share of the possession, but unable to get into the final third due to some intense pressure from NEUFC midfield.

  • April 22, 2023 20:13
    54’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Mauricio is through on goal down the left. He opens up his body to slot it in, but his shot is blocked away by a flying Mashoor.

    NEUFC survives.

  • April 22, 2023 20:11
    52’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    NEUFC has begun the second half much better than how it ended the first half.

    Meanwhile, at the other end, Nadhakumar rushes past his marker, but the cross from Victor was a tad too in front of him.

  • April 22, 2023 20:07
    48’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Odisha escapes. Jordan Gil loses his footing just before he could shoot. He was looking primed for a goal there. NEUFC on the front foot.

  • April 22, 2023 20:05
    Second Half begins

    Odisha gets the second half under way. A spot in the Super Cup final awaits one of these two sides.

  • April 22, 2023 19:49
    45’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Another attack from Odisha. The Juggernauts are ending the half on a high. Unfortunately, they can’t take the lead going into the break and we have half-time.

  • April 22, 2023 19:42
    42’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Odisha is opting to go direct and use Mauricio as a target man.

    NEUFC defence is up to the task as they shield him out of the way.

  • April 22, 2023 19:38
    38’ OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    NEUFC attempts a counter attack, but Odisha regroups in time to stop the charge.

    Thoiba is down after twisting his ankle and he needs medical attention.

  • April 22, 2023 19:35
    35’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Thoiba gives away a foul and Beitia swings in a freekick. Buit Odisha defenders get on the top of it to prevent any shot on target.

  • April 22, 2023 19:31
    31’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    The game has slowed down, mostly thanks to frequent interruptions.

    A huge downfall from the frantic opening minutes.

    Sahil attempts a cross from the left, but it flies high and wide, ending as a goalkick for NEUFC.

  • April 22, 2023 19:27
    27’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Jithin MS is down on the fround after an accidental collision with an Odisha player.

    The game is stopped for a while as Jithin gets back on his feet.

  • April 22, 2023 19:24
    24’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Odisha has grown into the game, putting NEUFC on the back foot with attacks from both wings.

    Thoiba launches a long throw into the box. NEUFC manages to push it away from danger.

  • April 22, 2023 19:19
    20’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Pragyan gives away a cheap foul and Odisha has a freekick from shooting range.

    Delgado goes for a shot around the wall, but it narrowly goes past the right upright.

  • April 22, 2023 19:17
    17’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Neither side unable to control possession for a continued stretch. Passing has been scratchy so far.

    Mauricio goes for a shot from the edge of the box, but is quickly blocked away.

  • April 22, 2023 19:13
    13’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    It has been an open-ended affair so far, with both sides scoring with in the opening ten minutes.

    Both OFC and NEUFC will look to settle down and gain control over this game. It is Odisha which is holding a better share of the ball right now.

  • April 22, 2023 19:10
    10’ - OFC 1-1 NEUFC

    Odisha strikes back early. Jerry slices his way past a defender and he cuts a cross into the path of Nandhakumar who slots it in.

  • April 22, 2023 19:08
    8’ - OFC 0-1 NEUFC

    Odisha trying to insert itself into the game, but has found the going tough against a spirited NEUFC side.

    A cross is swung in from the left, but Mauricio couldn’t time his run correctly.

  • April 22, 2023 19:05
    5’ - OFC 0-1 NEUFC

    NEUFC continues on the front foot. A long freekick is dispatched into the box, but Odisha touches it away for a corner. Tondonba with the set-piece. Odisha clears its lines this time.

  • April 22, 2023 19:03
    2’ OFC 0-1 NEUFC

    NEUFC strikes early. Roccharzela with the cross from the right and Jordan Gil is there to poke it in. NEUFC could not have asked for a better start to the game.

  • April 22, 2023 19:00
    Kick off

    Odisha FC and NorthEast United will be up against each other for a spot in the final of the Super Cup.

    It is NEUFC which kicks the game off.

  • April 22, 2023 18:50
    Mauricio Menace
  • April 22, 2023 18:39

    Games - 18

    Odisha wins - 8

    NEUFC wins - 5

    Draws - 5

  • April 22, 2023 18:31
    OFC lineup
  • April 22, 2023 18:30
    NEUFC Lineup
  • April 22, 2023 18:24
    PLAYING 11

    NEUFC - Mirshad (GK); Tondonba, Mashoor, Alisher, Alex, Joseba, Irshad, Jithin, Nigam, Rochharzela, Wilmar Jordan

    OFC - Amrinder (GK); Gahlot, Delgado, Osama, Mauricio, Nandha, Jerry, Thoina, Princeton, Victor, Sahil

  • April 22, 2023 18:15
    Full squads

    Odisha FC

    Goalkeepers: Amrinder Singh, Niraj Kumar, and Lalthuammawia Ralte

    Defenders: Narender Gahlot, Carlos Delgado, Osama Malik, Shubham Sarangi, Denechandra Meitei, Sahil Panwar and Lalruatthara

    Midfielders: Paul Ramfangzauva, Raynier Fernandes, Saul Crespo, Thoiba Singh Moirangthem, Princeton Rebello, Victor Rodriguez, and Isaac Vanmalsawma

    Forwards: Pedro Martin, Diego Mauricio, Nandhakumar Sekar, Akshunna Tyagi, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Isak Ralte, Soosai Raj, and Aniket Jadhav

    NorthEast United FC

    Goalkeepers: Nikhil Deka, Arindam Bhattacharya, Mirshad Koottappunna

    Defenders: Tondomba Singh, Gurjinder Kumar, Mashoor Shereef, Gaurav Bora, Joe Zoherliana, Hira Mondal, Alisher Kholmurodov, Alex Saji

    Midfielders: Rochharzela, Imran Khan, Romain Philippoteaux, Emil Benny, Mohamed Irshad, Laldanmawia Ralte, Jithin M.S., Gani Nigam, Sehnaj Singh, Emanuel L., Pragyan Gogoi, Joseba Beitia

    Forwards: Wilmar Jordan, Parthib Gogoi, Dipu Mirdha

  • April 22, 2023 18:11

    When will the Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC, Super Cup 2023 semifinal match be played?

    The Super Cup 2023 semifinal match between Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC will be played on April 22nd.

    Where will the Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC, Super Cup 2023 semifinal match be played?

    The Super Cup 2023 semifinal match between Odisha FC and NorthEast United FC will be played at the Payyanad Stadium in Kerala.

    What time will the Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC, Super Cup 2023 semifinal match kick-off?

    The Super Cup 2023 semifinal match Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC will begin at 7:00 PM IST.

    How do I watch live streaming of the Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC, Super Cup 2023 semifinal match?

    The Super Cup 2023 semifinal match between Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC will be streamed live on the JioTV app and FanCode app and website.

    Which TV Channel will telecast the Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC, Super Cup 2023 semifinal match?

    The Super Cup 2023 semifinal match Odisha FC vs NorthEast United FC will be telecasted on the Sony Sports network in India.

  • April 22, 2023 18:06
    What happened in the first semifinal?

    Bengaluru FC defeated Jamshedpur FC 2-0 in the first semifinal to reach the final of the Super Cup on Friday.

    The first semifinal of the Super Cup was one of those games with two distinct halves.

    Jamshedpur looked the better side in the first-half, showing much more intent to press forward, but it failed to convert the chances that came its way, notably that of Daniel Chima Chukwu in the third minute and Boris Singh in the 16th. But, Bengaluru FC keeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu made crucial saves on both occasions.

    - PK Ajith Kumar

  • April 22, 2023 18:00

    Unbeaten Odisha FC takes on spirited Northeast United FC in the Super Cup semifinal on Saturday at the Payyanad Stadium, Manjeri in Kerala.

    Odisha has been in scintillating form in the tournament so far, thanks to the contributions of its star players Diego Mauricio, Victor Rodriguez, and Nandha.

    NEUFC, on the other hand, has had a mixed tournament so far, winning two matches and losing one. However, it will be high on confidence after its impressive win over Mumbai City FC. It will be hoping to carry forward the momentum and produce another strong performance against Odisha.

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