ISL 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS, NorthEast United FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan: NEUFC Beat ATKMB 2-1

ISL 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS, NorthEast United FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan: Federico Gallego scores a beauty from outside the box to put NEUFC ahead again. Roy Krishna equalises for ATKMB. Luis Machado scores to give NEUFC the lead. Full Time:- NorthEast United FC 2-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

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21:50 (IST)

NEUFC Interim Head Coach Khalid Jamil After the Match

"It is because of the players that we got the result. They worked hard and we deserved this victory.

"It (the movement of Gallego and Machado) is because of the experience of the players. Gallego is experienced and smart and same with Machado.

"Both victories have come because of the players, they have worked very hard. It is a collective effort.

"We are thinking about the next game. It's a big game and we are playing one of the biggest teams in the ISL."

21:47 (IST)

ATKMB Head Coach Antonio Habas After the Game

"The first half we were better than the opponent, we had two chances and didn't score. In the second half, the referee took negative decision for us and the opponent scored the goal. The complexion of the game could have been different.

"It was a foul and the linesman had the flag up, I have nothing more to say. I think today the referee doesn't have the knack, I don't understand his decision when the linesman had the flag up.

"Manvir plays with good attitude, put up a good performance, may be needs to score more."

21:43 (IST)

Luis Machado After the Match

"My performances and the team's, we did a fantastic game. We fought till the last minute and I think we deserved the win.

"We are only looking at the playoffs, doesn't matter if it's Gerard or Khalid, we just want to make the playoffs.

"I can play in all the three positions up front. I just want to help the team score goals.

"It's all about the training. We like to play short and with Gallego coming good, it's good."

21:37 (IST)

Full-time Stats

ATK Mohun Bagan had more of the possession but NorthEast United FC got two more shots on target than them. NEUFC also got more shots overall and reaped the benefits of that.

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21:31 (IST)

FULL TIME

And an exciting second half comes to an end with three goals to show and NorthEast United FC come out victorious 2-1. Hero of the Match to Federico Gallego, who scored a stunning winner to help his team registered a second straight victory. Luis Machado scored the first goal of the game to put NEUFC in the lead but Roy Krishna hit back with the equaliser. NorthEast United FC then had to endure some moments of extreme pressure from ATKMB but then Gallego struck from outside the box to help them come out victorious. This is the first time NEUFC have won two games on the trot since the 2018-19 season.

NorthEast United FC 2-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

21:25 (IST)

90+7' | A complete dive from Sandesh Jhingan as he ventures forward and the referee is having none of it and rules in favour of NEUFC.

NorthEast United FC 2-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

21:23 (IST)

90+4' | What a great chance for NEUFC! A stunning ball from Machado for Roccharzela at the far post. Chhara is free but can't get his header right and it goes out. That was a brilliant chance for NEUFC to put this to bed.

NorthEast United FC 2-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

21:19 (IST)

Seven minutes of added time! That's the highest it has gone this season.

NorthEast United FC 2-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

21:15 (IST)

87' | Roy Krishna in a brilliant position and Subrata Paul trying to come for the ball get a touch on him. It could be a penalty but it is not given!

NorthEast United FC 2-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

21:14 (IST)

84' | Luis Machado with another shot and it is just, just off the mark.

NorthEast United FC 2-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

21:11 (IST)

GALLEGO PUTS NEUFC 2-1 UP

81' | GOAL! Federico Gallego scores from outside the box to give NEUFC the lead again. Rochharzela with a good ball outside the box towards the centre for Gallego. Gallego turns right, makes a bit of space for himself and shoots precisely at goal. The ball takes the inside of the bar and goes home. Stunner that!

NorthEast United FC 2-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

21:09 (IST)

Off the Line from Nim

78' | Another stunning chance for ATKMB. Their first shot is blocked and then the second shot from Thatal is cleared off the line from Nim Dorjee. All hands on deck for NEUFC. ATKMB are threatening to take the lead here.

NorthEast United FC 1-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

21:04 (IST)

75' | What a brilliant chance for ATKMB! Sloppy from Nim and Manvir is able to get a pass in the middle for Roy Krishna but it has just a little bit more pace than needed and Krishna just misses it.

NorthEast United FC 1-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

21:02 (IST)

ROY KRISHNA EQUALISES FOR ATKMB

72' | GOAL! Roy Krishna brings ATK Mohun Bagan back into the match, finding the back of the net. Thatal squares the ball for Krishna, who is left completely unmarked and he scores the ball.

NorthEast United FC 1-1 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:59 (IST)

Mashoor Miss

70' | A well-worked corner and Gallego puts the ball brilliant towards Mashoor at the far post who was free but his header hits the post. What a chance, unlucky that for NEUFC.

NorthEast United FC 1-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:58 (IST)

Arindam Save

69' | Machado plays Khassa Camara and he goes for a beautiful curler on goal but Arindam makes a solid one-handed save.

NorthEast United FC 1-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:56 (IST)

NORTHEAST UNITED FC SUBSTITUTIONS

68' | Dylan Fox (injured) makes way for Benjamin Lambot.

75' | Suhair and Brown are replaced by Rochharzela and Idrissa Sylla.

90+5' | Provat Lakra comes on for Machado.

20:55 (IST)

ATK MOHUN BAGAN SUBSTITUTIONS

46' | Manvir Singh comes on for David Williams.

67' | Prabir Das makes way for Komal Thatal.

84' | Jayesh Rane comes on for Pronay Halder.

20:50 (IST)

MACHADO GIVES NEUFC 1-0 LEAD

60' | GOAL! Luis Machado scores for NorthEast United FC to give them the lead. Machado get a brilliant through ball and he stays onside and shoulders Tiri, who tumbles down, and gets up the pitch with the ball. The linesman raises the flag for the foul but the referee ignores the linesman and Machado puts the ball into the back of the net. ATKMB are furious as the goal stands.

NorthEast United FC 1-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:47 (IST)

58' | Pritam Kotal swings a ball in and Nim puts it out for a second. McHugh skies the ball from the resulting Javi Hernandez corner.

NorthEast United FC 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:36 (IST)

SECOND HALF STARTS

And we're off for the second half here. Both teams deadlocked at 0-0.

20:25 (IST)

Half-time Stats

NorthEast United FC have had just 14 touches in the ATKMB box even though Machado and Gallego have linked up well. However, ATKMB have created more threatening opportunities.

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20:22 (IST)

HALF TIME

And that's it after 45 minutes at the Fatorda - no goals despite a few chances for both teams. Arindam had to pull off a save against Luis Machado's shot but other than that, ATKMB looked more dangerous than their opponents. Towards the end of the half, ATKMB had a brilliant chance and with just a bit more perfection on the pass from David Williams, Prabir Das could have given them the lead. Nonetheless, the second half is where ATKMB truly come alive!

NorthEast United FC 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:20 (IST)

45+3' | Massive chance for ATKMB! Javi with a good lay off for David Williams, who puts a straight ball for an onrushing Prabir on the far post past the NEUFC keeper and defence but it's too much for Prabir. A bit more curl on the pass would have made it perfect!

NorthEast United FC 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:14 (IST)

43' | Nim Dorjee elbows Roy Krishna's head from behind and gives away a free kick to ATK Mohun Bagan. The free kick from David Williams, however, is way over and wide.

NorthEast United FC 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:11 (IST)

41' | David Williams does well to break free from his defender and put the ball for Javi on the left but his shot was wild.

NorthEast United FC 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:10 (IST)

39' | Suhair with a pass for Deshorn Brown in the middle, who tries to control with his chest but it bounces big and he tries to go for an acrobatic shot which touches the top of the net.

NorthEast United FC 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:05 (IST)

34' | Good chance for Suhair to get around the ATKMB defence but instead he blasts his shot over.

NorthEast United FC 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:03 (IST)

Arindam Save

32' | Gallego puts in a good ball for Machado between two ATKMB defenders and Machado goes for goal but Arindam pulls off a good save.

NorthEast United FC 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

20:02 (IST)

31' | Drinks break and Habas is in conversation with Prabir, showing him some figures to tell him what to do in order to breach the NEUFC defence.

NorthEast United FC 0-0 ATK Mohun Bagan

ISL 2020-21 HIGHLIGHTS, NorthEast United FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan: NEUFC Beat ATKMB 2-1

ISL 2020-21 NorthEast United FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan HIGHLIGHTS: NorthEast United FC beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1 to get their second win on the trot in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 during Match No.72 at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday. ATKMB pushed hard after going down, NEUFC had a chance to score their third but in the end it was the Gallego winner that gave NEUFC the win. Federico Gallego scores a beauty from outside the box to give NEUFC the lead again. Roy Krishna scores the equaliser for ATKMB. Mashoor Shereef hits the post with his header off a Gallego cross. Luis Machado finds the back of the net in the 60th minute to put NEUFC in the lead. Both the teams have got a good start and a half-chance fell to Javi Hernandez. NorthEast United FC get us underway. ATKMB had defeated NEUFC 2-0 in the last encounter on January 3, 2021.

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NorthEast United FC snapped a seven-game winless run in their previous game as they defeated Jamshedpur FC 2-1 in what was their first game since head coach Gerard Nus' sacking. Now, they will be looking to get their fourth win of the season and a second on the trot when they face ATK Mohun Bagan, who edged out Chennaiyin FC in their previous encounter. ATKMB have won two, drawn two and lost one in their last five matches and after a stoppage time win over Chennaiyin, they would want a more confident and solid win over NEUFC.

NEUFC's new acquisition Deshorn Brown from Bengaluru FC had scored the winner in their previous game and they will be hoping he can continue on that front. "It's a different style to what Bengaluru play," Brown explained, ahead of the clash with ATKMB. "I think we will get more scoring opportunities here. I like the style and it will do better for me in the long run as well. The difference is that these guys, they tried to penetrate down the middle as compared to Bengaluru. At Bengaluru, they try to go out wide and play crosses, but the delivery of the crosses is not great which makes it really difficult for the strikers to score."

For ATKMB, it's all about keeping in pursuit of Mumbai City FC in the hope that they will slip up. Antonio Lopez Habas' men left it late to win their previous encounter game against Chennaiyin FC and the Spanish coach understands that NEUFC will present a tough challenge as well. "I think the team played well for 90 minutes against Chennnaiyin," he said. "The players understood that we needed to win the game. We changed the system of how we play and under this new system, it was possible to score more goals. We have to give respect to our opponents and we have to be at our best to win the match," Habas added. "They are a difficult opponent. They have good players and they will make it difficult for us."

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