Indira Gandhi Stadium (GUWAHATI): NorthEast United FC warmed up for their coming do-or-die battle match with an encouraging 2-1 victory against Delhi Dynamos in their penultimate Hero Indian Super League fight at Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati on Wednesday.
The Host needed goals was made successful by the two players Seityasen Singh (60 minutes) and N’Dri Romaric (71 minutes). Although Marcelinho Pereira put a goal back for the Team (Delhi Dynamos) in the last added time, but could not stop the home team (NorthEast United) from winning the game.
For the NorthEast United FC, this win lets them to the points tally up to 18 with a match in hand but they still hope to be in the fifth position. Now, NorthoEast United have a match in hand against Kerela Blasters currently who have placed the fourth position with 19 points, and if they can defeat their rivals for the fourth semifinals spot on Sunday in Kochi. But if the match comes draw Kerela will qualify for the next semifinals.
Delhi Dynamos have currently placed the second position with 20 points from their 13 matches and they are already qualified even before this loss against NorthEast United.
Delhi Dynamos, with nothing to lose, started the match perfectly and should have been ahead of their opponents within the third minute of playing. Florent Malouda sent a fine through ball for the striker Richard Gadze but the Ghanaian Striker could not keep his attempt on target with the only goalkeeper I Rehenesh.
On the other side, NorthEast United also had their opportunities to rush ahead just 18 minutes but unfortunately, Emiliano Alfaro was found wanting. Romaric Got the ball and pass to the opponent defense and Alfaro had the time to put on the ground. In the alternative, his attempt was parried away by Goalkeeper Toni Doblas.
NorthEast United again have a great opportunity but the fail to succeed same in the first half but from the second Half finally the Home Team got a goal out of nothing.
In the 71 minutes played NorthEast United FC made it 2-0 against Delhi Dynamos. And after a full-time, NorthEast was comfortably beating Delhi Dynamos by 2-1. For Delhi before ended the full time they could manage to put 1 goal that makes the game 2-1 win the host Team.