NorthEast registers 2-0 victory over Mumbai

NorthEast United registered a 2-0 victory over Mumbai City in the Indian Super League at the GMC Stadium on Saturday. This victory also ended Mumbai's chances of creating history with a record 13th-straight unbeaten game.  NorthEast is the only team who have managed to win against the might of the Mumbai.

 Interim coach Khalid Jamil also maintained his perfect run since taking charge of NorthEast and has now recorded his third straight win, taking his team back into the top four with 21 points.

Talking about the game, Deshorn Brown's first-half double was enough to see Mumbai off, despite Adam Le Fondre pulling back a late goal. Mandar Rao Dessai returned to the starting XI for Mumbai while Jackichand Singh was handed his first start.For NorthEast, Benjamin Lambot made a comeback to the playing XI after Dylan Fox was ruled out with injury while Provat Lakra came in for the suspended Gurjinder Kumar.The Highlanders punished Mumbai for sloppy defending and scored their second within three minutes.NEUFC got off to the best possible start, scoring two goals in the opening 10 minutes to hand an early blow to Mumbai.

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