November 26, 2018
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By Kartikey Sharma

The NEUFC vs FCPC match preview –

In a game of the Indian Super League, North East United FC will be taking on FC Pune City as the second half of the season is round of the corner.

North East United FC have turned this season around from what they were hovering at last year. This team is a genuine playoff contender and the way they are performing it would be hard to deny them that spot. With the likes of Bartholomew Ogbeche and Gallego, they have of the two of the best attackers in the team, and it should be enough for them to have a successful campaign.

Meanwhile, FC Pune City is coming off the first win the club had this season. Finally, Miguel Portugal got his balance right and the team played like the side that made it to the playoffs last year. The damage has already been done for the team as they lag behind the leading pack. However, this year can be used an experiment to see what works and what doesn’t.

NEUFC vs FCPC Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction:

When and where?

This match is to be played at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune, India. The ground has a capacity of 22,000.

Where to watch North East United FC vs FC Pune City live?

The clash will take place at 7:30 PM (IST) on November 27th, 2018 and can be streamed live on Hotstar.

Stats and Facts for FC Pune City vs North East United FC:

NEUFC vs FCPC recent form (Last five matches)

North East United FC – W L W D W

FC Pune City– W L L D L

NEUFC vs FCPC Head to head

North East United FC Won – 3

FC Pune City Won – 4

Drawn – 1

NEUFC vs FCPC Team News:

North East United FC:

  • Even though Juan Cruz Mascia scored a goal coming off the bench, the starting lineup is not expected to change.
  • Okrah is the only absentee for the team.
  • Pawan Kumar will be the goalkeeper for North East United FC.

FC Pune City:

  • Iain Hume will finally be making a start for his new franchise in this upcoming game.
  • There are no players sidelined for FC Pune City.
  • Kamaljit Singh will be the safety net for the backline.

NEUFC vs FCPC Probable Playing 11:

FC Pune City –

Kamaljit (GK), Ashutosh, Mills, Gurtej, Panwar, Adil, Vila, Ashique, Marcelinho, Diego, Hume

North East United FC –

Pawan (GK), Reagan, Grgic, Komorski, Robert/Keegan, Borges, Leudo, Tlang, Gallego, Khawlthring, Ogbeche

Players to look out for-

  • Diego Carlos

The FC Pune City winger has been doing well ever since coming into the starting lineup. He has scored two goals in five games already this season.

  • Bartholomew Ogbeche

The Nigerian striker has been on the tear ever since coming into this league. Already scoring seven goals in as many games, he is in contention to become the leading goal-scorer in the league.

Gambling India Info Match Prediction North East United FC vs FC Pune City –

North East United FC have the better team but we anticipate a draw in this fixture.

NEUFC vs FCPC Dream 11 Team Predictions-

Team 1:

Bartholomew Ogbeche, Gallego and Borges are the best-attacking options from NEUFC hence we have included them in our side. Carlos and Marcelinho are adept players and can do damage for FCPC as well.

Team 2:

Nothing spectacularly different, this side will fetch us good points if Ian Hume is given a start in this game.

Kartikey Sharma

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