NorthEast United FC and Mumbai City FC will kick-off the proceedings in the second match of ISL Season 7 at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco da Gama, Goa. Both the teams failed to make it to the playoffs last season and would be eager to get there by beginning their campaign on a high note.
NorthEast United FC will be led by Gerard Nus, who is set to become the youngest coach to manage a side in ISL. The 35-year-old has had a nomadic journey so far managing sides in Ghana, Kazakhstan, Spain, England, and Australia before stepping foot in India.
Mumbai City FC’s head coach Sergio Lobera is no stranger to ISL. Having been at the helm of FC Goa for three seasons, his side reached the playoffs on each occasion. However, they couldn’t lift the trophy.
NorthEast United FC vs Mumbai City FC – All you need to know
NorthEast United FC vs Mumbai City FC head-to-head
NorthEast United FC and Mumbai City FC squared off against each other a total of 12 times, with the former winning only thrice. The Islanders have had the upper hand seven times with two matches ending on a draw.
Mumbai City FC’s new recruit Bartholomew Ogbeche will go against his former side NorthEast United FC whom he guided to the semi-finals two seasons back. The Nigerian international joins the side from Kerala Blasters.
NorthEast United FC did not have a worth-remembering game last season. However, they will try to turn the luck this time under new coach Gerard Nus. The Highlanders will be significantly dependant on foreign players.
ISL 2020-21 NorthEast United starting Line-up against Mumbai City: Soram Poirei, Nim Dorjee Tamang, Wayne Vaz, José Leudo, Rakesh Pradhan, Reagan Singh, Lalengmawia, Milan Singh, Redeem Tlang, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Martin Chaves
ISL 2020-21 Mumbai City starting Line-up against NorthEast United: Amrinder Singh, Mato Grgic, Pratik Chowdhary, Subashish Bose, Mohammed Rafique, Mohamed Larbi, Sourav Das, Rowllin Borges, Amine Chermiti, Modou Sougou, Diego Carlos
Where to watch the ISL 2020-21 NorthEast United vs Mumbai City match in India?
Interested viewers can watch the live telecast of NorthEast United vs Mumbai City ISL 2020-21 on TV on Star Sports 1 SD & HD, Star Sports 2 SD & HD (English); Star Sports Hindi 1 SD & HD, Star Sports 3, Star Gold 2 (Hindi), Asianet Plus, Asianet Movies (Malayalam); Star Sports Bangla; Star Sports Kannada; Star Sports Tamil; Star Sports Telugu and Star Sports Marathi in India.
How and where to watch the ISL 2020-21 NorthEast United vs Mumbai City?
ISL 2020-21 NorthEast United vs Mumbai City live stream will be available on Disney+ Hotstar VIP and Jio TV in India.