After a blockbuster start to the season, former champions Bengaluru FC face NorthEast United in the second match of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2021-22 at the GMC Athletic Stadium, Bambolin, Goa on Saturday. Watch Bengaluru FC vs NorthEast United football match live. (More Football News)
On Friday, ATK Mohun Bagan beat Kerala Blasters 4-2. Expect another goal fest as both Bengaluru FC and NorthEast United boast of some fine strikers. Bengaluru skipper Sunil Chhetri will be eager to prove his worth once again.
Last season, Bengaluru FC and NorthEast United played out 2-2 and 1-1 draws. Bengaluru FC finished seventh while NorthEast United finished third in the regular league stage. The Highlanders then lost the semi-finals to ATK Mohun Bagan FC.
In the previous ten meetings, Bengaluru have won 5 as against NorthEast United's 1. Four matches have ended in draws.
Bengaluru FC will once again start as the favourites.
Match and telecast details
Match: Second match of ISL 2021, between Bengaluru FC and NorthEast United
Date: November 20 (Saturday), 2021
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: GMC Athletic Stadium, Bambolim, Goa
TV Channels: Star Sports 2/HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi/HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Jalsha Movies, Asianet Plus, Star Sports 3, Star Sports 1 Bangla.
Live Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar, JioTV
Bengaluru FC: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Alan Costa, Musavu King, Sarthak Golui, Ashique Kuruniyan, Suresh Wangjam, Jayesh Rane, Bruno Ramires, Sunil Chhetri, Udanta Kumam, Cleiton Silva.
NorthEast United: Subhasish Roy, Provat Lakra, Patrick Flottmann, Hernan Santana, Gurjinder Kumar, Sehnaj Singh, Imran Khan, Federico Gallego, Rochharzela, Mathias Coureur, VP Suhair.
Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Lara Sharma, Sharon Padattil; Defenders: Alan Costa (Brazil), Yrondu Musavu-King (Gabon), Pratik Chaudhari, Wungngayam Muirang, Sarthak Golui, Ajith Kumar, Parag Shrivas, Roshan Naorem, Muhammed Inayath; Midfielders: Bruno Ramires (Brazil), Iman Basafa (Iran), Jayesh Rane, Suresh Wangjam, Danish Farooq Bhat, Rohit Kumar, Ajay Chhetri, Ashique Kuruniyan, Damaitphang Lyngdoh, Biswa Darjee; Forwards: Prince Ibara (Congo), Cleiton Silva (Brazil), Sunil Chhetri (captain), Harmanpreet Singh, Edmund Lalrindika, Udanta Kumam, Namgyal Bhutia, Leon Augustine, Bidyashagar Khangembam, Akashdeep Singh, Sivasakthi Narayanan.
Head Coach: Marco Pezzaiuoli (Germany).
Goalkeepers: Subhashish Roy Chowdhury, Mirshad Michu, Nikhil Deka, Sanjiban Ghosh; Defenders: Patrick Flottman (Australia), Tondonba Ngasepam, Provat Lakra, Gurjinder Kumar, Mohammed Irshad, Jestin George, Nabin Rabha, Mashoor Shereef, Joe Zoherliana; Midfielders: Federico Gallego (Uruguay, captain), Hernan Santana (Spain), Khassa Camara (Mauritania), Imran Khan, Emanuel Lalchhanchhuaha, Sehnaj Singh, Pragyan Gogoi, Pragyan Medhi, Rochharzela; Forwards: Mathias Coureur (France), Deshorn Brown (Jamaica), Manvir Singh, VP Suhair, Gani Nigam, Lalkhawpuimawia, William Lalnunfela, Laldanmawia Ralte.
Head Coach: Khalid Jamil (India)