INDIAN FOOTBALL

Mumbai City FC 1-1 NorthEast United FC: Player Ratings, Player of the Match

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Defending champions Mumbai City FC continued their underwhelming displays after drawing against a struggling NorthEast United FC team. The match ended 1-1 with Mumbai and NorthEast having equal possession, throughout the game.

It was an evenly fought battle, and both teams should feel satisfied with the point. The Islanders are now winless in 5 games and have dropped to 4th place. Meanwhile, The Highlanders continue to languish around 10th place for the most part of the season now. Their last match also ended in a 3-3 draw, as both teams have now failed to get a win against each other in this edition of the Indian Super League.

Mumbai City FC: Player Ratings

Coach: Des Buckingham

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Goalkeeper: M. Nawaz (6.5/10)

Defenders: A. Ranawade (5.5/10), M. Fall (7.5/10), M. Singh (7/10), V. Dakshinamurthy (6.5/10)

Midfielders:  Jahouh (8.5/10), Lalengmawia (8/10)

Forwards: B. Inmam (6.5/10), Cassinho (9/10), B. Singh (6.5/10), G. Singh (6/10)

Substitutes: R. Fernandes (6.5/10), P. Bhumij (6/10)

Northeast United FC: Player Ratings

Coach: Khalid Jamil

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Goalkeeper: S. Chowdhury (8/10)

Defenders: G. Kumar (6.5/10), Z. Diallo (7/10), M. Thangalakath (6/10), P. Lakra (7/10)

Midfielders: Hernan Santana (8/10), S. Singh (6/10)

Forwards: I. Khan (6.5/10), M. Sahanek (7/10), V. P. Suhair (7.5/10), Marcelinho (7/10)

Substitutes: Ralte (6/10), Flottmann (6/10), M. Irshad (7.5/10)

Mumbai and Northeast players fight on in the dying minutes

Player of the Match

Cassinho put in a shift and covered a lot of distance in midfield for Mumbai City FC. He created several chances for his team and was at the heart of every attack from the Islanders. His impressive display saw him grab the Hero of the Match award.

He had a pass success rate of 84% and completed 7/7 dribbles in the game. A wizard in the middle of the park, he weaves his magic and has been a permanent threat for Mumbai throughout the season.

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