Indian Super League: Mumbai City liquidates NorthEast United 4-0 playing a great match

MUMBAI. Mumbai City demolishes NorthEast United 4-0 with goals of

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MUMBAI. Mumbai City demolishes NorthEast United 4-0 with goals of Ahmed Jahouh (6′), Jorge Pereyra Díaz (11′), Greg Stewart (16′) and Vinit Rai (45′). Mumbai City was vastly superior ball possession (75%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

Jorge Pereyra Díaz missed a penalty (89′) for Mumbai City.​

The match was played at the Mumbai Football Arena stadium in Mumbai on Thursday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Ashwin Mohanlal Kanojia. The weather was haze. The temperature was hot around 25 degrees Celsius or 76.98 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 65%.​

Match Statistics

Mumbai City was in firm control of the ball 75% while NorthEast United was struggling with a 25% ball possession.

Mumbai City was more aggressive with 92 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Mumbai City won the match.

Mumbai City shot 20 times, 10 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, NorthEast United shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Mumbai City received 2 yellow cards (Apuia and L. Chhangte). Regarding the opposition, NorthEast United received 2 yellow cards (Wilmar Jordán Gil and Hira Mondal).

Also, NorthEast United didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after Wilmar Jordán Gil (NorthEast United) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (45′).

After this match, Mumbai City will have 36 points to stay in the 1st place. Talking about the opposition, NorthEast United will stay with 4 points to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 6'
    6'

    Ahmed Jahouh

  • 11'
    11'

    Jorge Pereyra Díaz

  • 14'
    14'

    Wilmar Jordán Gil

  • 16'
    16'

    Greg Stewart

  • 17'
    17'

    Apuia

  • 17'
    17'

    Hira Mondal

  • 17'
    17'

    L. Chhangte

  • 18'
    18'

    Mohammed Irshad

    Rochharzela

  • 27'
    27'

    Gurjinder Kumar

    Hira Mondal

  • 45'
    45'

    Vinit Rai

  • 45'
    45'

    Wilmar Jordán Gil

  • 46'
    46'

    Parthib Gogoi

    K. Mbombo

  • 46'
    46'

    Sanjeev Stalin

    Apuia

  • 59'
    59'

    Rowllin Borges

    Ahmed Jahouh

  • 59'
    59'

    V. Pratap Singh

    Bipin Singh

  • 66'
    66'

    G. Singh

    Greg Stewart

  • 79'
    79'

    Ayush Chhikara

    Vinit Rai

  • 89'
    89'

    Jorge Pereyra Díaz

  • 89'
    89'

    Gurjinder Kumar

Next match

In the upcoming Indian Super League match, Mumbai City will play away against Jamshedpur on the 27th of January with a 5-3 head to head statistic in favor of Jamshedpur (3 draws).

NorthEast United will play away with Kerala Blasters on the 29th of January with a 7-4 head to head record in favor of Kerala Blasters (6 draws).

Mumbai City: Formation and Lineups

Mumbai City adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Des Buckingham chose to play with the following team: Phurba Tempa Lachenpa (6.5), Rahul Bheke (7.0), Mourtada Fall (7.1), Mehtab Singh (6.5), Vinit Rai (7.8), Apuia (7.1), Ahmed Jahouh (8.1), Greg Stewart (8.0), Lallianzuala Chhangte (7.6), Jorge Pereyra Díaz (8.4) and Th. Bipin Singh (6.9).

Substitutes

Mumbai City made 5 changes: Apuia for Sanjeev Stalin (46′), Ahmed Jahouh for Rowllin Borges (59′), Bipin Singh for V. Pratap Singh (59′), Greg Stewart for G. Singh (66′) and Vinit Rai for Ayush Chhikara (79′).

Top player: Jorge Pereyra Díaz

Probably the most impressive player in Mumbai City was Jorge Pereyra Díaz.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 31 passes (77% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.

NorthEast United: Formation and Lineups

Also NorthEast United adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Marco Balbul played with: Mirshad Michu (6.6), Alex Saji (6.0), Gaurav Bora (6.6), Aaron Evans (6.7), Hira Mondal (5.9), Rochharzela (5.8), Kule Mbombo (6.0), Pragyan Sundar Gogoi (6.3), Romain Philippoteaux (7.0), Wilmar Jordan (6.1) and Jithin MS (6.8).

NorthEast United could not rely on the presence of Gurjinder Kumar (injured).

Substitutes

NorthEast United made 3 changes: Rochharzela for Mohammed Irshad (18′), Hira Mondal for Gurjinder Kumar (27′) and K. Mbombo for Parthib Gogoi (46′).

Top player: Romain Philippoteaux

The player who no doubt impressed NorthEast United the most was Romain Philippoteaux.

His rating is (7.0) with 26 passes (76% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 13. He performed 3 crosses.

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