The 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) season has started in Goa between Kerala Blasters and ATK Mohun Bagan and the second game will see NorthEast United FC take on Mumbai City FC at Tilak Maidan in Vasco da Gama.
Having finished ninth last season, NorthEast United FC have a new man at the helm, Gerard Nus. The Spaniard managed to put together a new squad with experienced foreign players such as Kwesi Appiah, Idrissa Sylla and Luis Machado in their ranks.
Talented Indian players such as Rochharzela and Britto PM are also joining the squad after strong I-League campaigns last season.
As for Mumbai City FC, they too have undergone a major overhaul with new coach Sergio Lobera joining them from FC Goa. With Lobera, a host of former FC Goa players such as Mourtada Fall, Ahmed Jahouh, Mandar Rao Dessai and Hugo Boumous have joined the Islanders.
With signings like former Premier League striker Adam le Fondre and Bartholomew Ogbeche, the MCFC currently have one of the best offensive lineups.
Mumbai City FC also has a good core of Indian players with players like Amrinder Singh, Raynier Fernandes, Sarthak Golui and Farukh Choudhary in the squad.
NorthEast United vs Mumbai City: Probable Game 11
NorthEast United FC: Subhasish Roy Chowdhury, Wayne Vaz, Benjamin Lambot, Gurjinder Kumar, Ashutosh Mehta, Khassa Camara, Rochharzela, Federico Gallego, Luis Machado, Britto PM, Idrissa Sylla
Mumbai City FC: Amrinder Singh, Mandar Rao Dessai, Tondomba Singh, Mourtada Fall, Sarthak Golui, Ahmed Jahouh, Rowllin Borges, Hugo Boumous, Raynier Fernandes, Adam Le Fondre, Bartholomew Ogbeche
NorthEast United v Mumbai City: Match details
The match will be played on November 21, 2020, Saturday. It will start at 7:30 p.m. at Tilak Maidan in Vasco da Gama. The game can be watched on Star Sports Network, while live streaming is available through HotStar and Jio TV.
NorthEast United v Mumbai City Full squads:
NorthEast United FC: Sanjiban Ghosh, Subhasish Roy, Gurmeet, Nikhil Deka, Ashutosh Mehta, Benjamin Lambot, Dylan Fox, Gurjinder Kumar, Mashoor Shereef, Nabin Rabha, Nim Dorjee, Provat Lakra, Wayne Vaz, Rakesh Gal Pradhan, Federico Camara, Kha , Khassa Gallego, Lalengmawia, Imran Khan, Lalrempuia Fanai, Pragyan Gogoi, Rochharzela, Idrissa Sylla, Luis Machado, Kwesi Appiah, Britto PM, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Lalkhawpuimawia, Suhair Vadakkepeedika
Mumbai City FC: Amrinder Singh, Vikram Singh, Nishit Shetty, Phurba Lachenpa, Mourtada Fall, Mandar Rao Desai, Mehtab Singh, Tondonba Singh, Valpuia, Sarthak Golui, Mohamad Rakip, Amey Ranawade, Ahmed Jahouh, Cy Goddard Khan, Asif Khan Singh , Hernan Santana, Hugo Boumous, Raynier Fernandes, Rowllin Borges, Sourav Das, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy, Farukh Chouhdary, Adam Le Fondre, Bartholomew Ogbeche, Pranjal Bhumij, Bipin Singh, Vikram Pratap Singh.