NorthEast United FC vs Hyderabad FC: Preview and Predicted Line-ups


NorthEast United FC will be hosting the 51st match of the Indian Super League against Hyderabad FC on 8 January at Tilak Maidan Stadium.

NorthEast United are listed 7th in the league table with eleven points on the board. They have played a total of 9 games out of which they won 2 matches.

Whereas Hyderabad, with twelve points in hand, they are ranked at 6th position in the Indian Super League Standing. They managed to win 3 games from 9 matches.

NorthEast United FC vs Hyderabad FC: Preview

The Highlanders played out 0-2 loss against high flying ATK Mohun Bagan. They had a good to the season but seen struggling in their last few matches. They have one clean sheet this season. NorthEast United conceded a total of 11 goals.

The Nizams won their recent game against Chennaiyin FC. The match score was Hyderabad 4 – 1 Chennaiyin FC.

They managed to break their 3 consecutive loss streak winning against the Marina Machans.

NorthEast United FC vs Hyderabad FC: Team News

NorthEast possesses excellent professional players, but their defense’s downward slide is the reason for their poor performance after winning 2 games. Gerard Nus head coach of Highlanders can make changes in their line-ups to face the Nizams.

The Highlanders forward Kwesi Appiah missed the last game against ATK Mohun Bagan due to an injury. He might miss the match against Hyderabad FC.

On the other Hyderabad head coach Manuel Márquez Roca recently had a perfect playing XI squad. Fran Sandaza and Nikhil Poojary will be missing the game due to injury.

The Nizams have conceded a total of 9 goals in the last 5 matches. But the recent win against the Marina Machans must have boosted the morale of the team. They will have an advantage over NorthEast after their win over Chennaiyin FC.

Predicted Line-ups and Score:

NorthEast United FC: Gurmeet Singh, Dylan Fox, Benjamin Lambot, Provat Lakra, Ashutosh Mehta, Khassa Camara, Federico Gallego , Lalengmawia, Idrissa Sylla, Rochharzela, Suhair VP.

Hyderabad FC: Laxmikant Kattimani, Konsham Singh, Odei Onaindia, Akash Mishra, Ashish Rai, Joel Chianese, Joao Victor, Souvik Chakraborty, Aridane, Halicharan Narzary, Mohammad Yasir.

NorthEast United FC 1 – 1 Hyderabad FC

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