December 7, 2018
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By Kartikey Sharma

The ATK vs NEUFC match preview –

The most successful team in the history of ISL are ATK and they will be travelling to face NorthEast United FC in the regular season on Saturday.

ATK are the only team in the history of this tournament who has won the title twice. After a disappointing last season, the side has bounced back in fashion. They are doing a fantastic job by coming from behind. Coach Steve Coppell has shown his ability as the manager and that has been directly proportional to the results. The club will be looking to get more wins before the end of the year in order to establish themselves as one of the favourites to make it to the playoffs.

Similarly, NorthEast United FC are on fire this time out. They were the last placed team in the previous season, and with a wholesale of changes, they are doing exceptionally well. With the help of a goalscorer in Bartholomew Ogbeche and holding midfielder Jose Leudo, the team has found the perfect balance that suits their game. They will be looking to conserve some energy at the start of the new year in order to have their players fresh in the playoffs.

ATK vs NEUFC Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction:

When and where?

This match is to be played at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, India. The ground has a capacity of 23,850.

Where to watch ATK vs NorthEast United FC live?

The clash will take place at 7:30 PM (IST) on December 8th, 2018 and can be streamed live on Hotstar.

Stats and Facts for NorthEast United FC vs ATK:

ATK vs NEUFC recent form (Last five matches)


NorthEast United FC – D W W L W

ATK vs NEUFC Head to head

ATK Won – 5                     

NorthEast United FC Won – 3

Drawn – 1

ATK vs NEUFC Team News:


  • Eugenson Lyngdoh will be looking to come back in the starting lineup after making an appearance from the bench as the player is recovered from injuries.
  • Arnab Mondal, Prabis Das and Emilian Alfaro are the only absentees for the team.
  • Arindham Bhattacharya will be the goalkeeper for ATK.

NorthEast United FC:

  • If there are no injuries suffered in training, the starting XI will be retained.
  • Augustine Okrah and Seiyasen Singh are sidelined for NorthEast United FC.
  • Praveen Kumar will be the safety net for the backline.

ATK vs NEUFC Probable Playing 11:

NorthEast United FC –

Kumar (GK), Lakra, Grgic, Komorski, Robert, Borges, Leudo, Tlang, Gallego, Kadam/Khawlhring, Ogbeche


Arindham (GK), Mujherjee, Johnson, Bikey, Robert, El Mimouni/Lyngdoh, Gerson, Santos/Sharma, Lanzarote, Rane, Singh

Players to look out for-

  • Bartholomew Ogbeche

The NorthEast United FC striker has lit the entire league on fire with the number of goals he has scored. If he keeps this up, Coro from FC Goa has a challenge for highest goalscorer spot.

  • Manuel Lanzarote

The Spanish forward has finally turned up for his new club as he is fresh of the two goals he scored in the winning cause last time out. He will be looking to add more to his tally.

Gambling India Info Match Prediction ATK vs NorthEast United FC –

NorthEast United FC are formidable in their home ground and we see them edging out the result in their favour.

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ATK vs NEUFC Dream 11 Team Predictions-

Team 1:

This is going to be a close matchup. We have gone for a 6:5 ratio in this one. Ogbeche, Gallego and Tlang from NEUFC are selected as they are definite starters. Manuel Lanzarote will be looking to do the same for ATK.

Team 2:

In this team, we have given some different options such as Bipin Singh from ATK.

Kartikey Sharma

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