ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United FC Face ATK Mohun Bagan in First Leg of Semi-final

NorthEast United FC will look to proceed their fairy story run after they tackle ATK Mohun Bagan within the first leg of second semifinal of the Indian Tremendous League on Saturday. NorthEast United have been written off after their mid-season hunch however they produced a surprising turnaround with Khalid Jamil main them to their second playoffs.


Jamil has remained unbeaten within the 9 video games, recording six wins and three attracts and he’ll now look to hold on the momentum when his crew clashes towards ATK Mohun Bagan. “All of the gamers have labored very arduous. Due to them, now we have reached right here. I by no means take into consideration the 9 matches. It’s about proper from the primary recreation. The boys have labored arduous and I’m very proud to be their coach,” Jamil stated.

The match can be between two sides with related approaches. Each time the Highlanders have taken a lead, they’ve been unimaginable to beat. They took the lead on 13 events this season and received eight, shared factors in the remaining. Bagan work on related traces. Having taken the lead 14 occasions, ATKMB have received 12 and drawn 2. “We’re going to play towards crew. ATK Mohun Bagan are aspect. Defensively sturdy and their assault is powerful too. Now we have to be very cautious as the primary match is essential,” Jamil stated.

Bagan coach Antonio Habas is winless in three first leg ISL semifinals, dropping 2 and drawing 1. For ATK Mohun Bagan, the final three video games value them the League Winners Protect. “NorthEast United have had ISL season. It’s a really tough crew as a result of they’ve good gamers in defence, central midfield and good gamers in assault,” stated Habas.

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