Indian Super League: Gameweek 2
Stadium: Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati
29th September 2023
Northeast United will welcome Chennaiyin FC in Gameweek 2 of the Indian Super League at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati. Both the teams are at the bottom of the table and will be looking to move up. Who will win?Get Your Welcome Bonus!
Northeast United Form
In their most recent five matches, Northeast United has secured victory in 2 matches, while they have suffered 3 defeats, with no draws.
Regarding both teams scoring, Northeast United has been involved in 5 matches out of the last 5 where both teams found the net, and there were no matches where this did not happen.
In the Over/Under 2.5 goals market, Northeast United has witnessed over 2.5 goals in all 5 of their last matches, with no matches ending under 2.5 goals.
Northeast United has had a disappointing start to the tournament, with 0 wins, 0 draws, and 1 loss, which has placed them in the 10th position with 0 points. They seem to be particularly vulnerable during the 16-30 minute period, during which they have already conceded 1 goal. Their overall performance has been lackluster, with an average of 1 goal scored per match and 2 goals conceded. It's uncertain what they will bring to the upcoming match, so we'll have to wait and see.
Throughout these past 5 matches, Northeast United has scored a total of 12 goals and conceded 13 goals.
Northeast United Predicted lineup
Mirshad Michu (GK), Dinesh Singh, Gaurav Bora, Michel Zobaco, Tondonba Singh, Mohammed Ali Bemammer, Phalguni Singh, Romain Philippoteaux, Parthib Gogoi, Nestor Albiach, Jithin MS.
Chennaiyin FC Form
In their recent five matches, Chennaiyin FC has recorded 2 victories, 1 draw, and 2 losses. Regarding both teams scoring, Chennaiyin FC has participated in 2 matches out of the last 5 where both teams found the net, while in 3 matches, this did not occur. In the Over/Under 2.5 goals market, Chennaiyin FC has been involved in 2 matches out of the last 5 that had over 2.5 goals, whereas in 3 matches, the total goals remained under 2.5. During these last 5 matches, Chennaiyin FC has scored a total of 8 goals and conceded 8 goals.ckingham will make alterations to the combination of his overseas players.
The left-wing position, currently occupied by Bipin Singh, faces uncertainty, as other contenders such as Vikram Pratap Singh and Ayush Chhikara eagerly await their chances to make an impact. Finding themselves at the bottom of the tournament table is always a daunting challenge, and presently, Chennaiyin holds the 12th position. In their 1 match played thus far, they have garnered a total of 0 points, which comprises 0 wins, 0 draws, and 1 loss. Unfortunately, there isn't a clear sign of their fortunes improving in the near term. To turn things around, they must focus on scoring goals as they currently average 0 goals per game. Furthermore, they need to tighten their defense to reduce the number of goals conceded, which presently stands at 2 per game. It remains to be seen whether they have made any improvements in these aspects for their upcoming match.
Chennaiyin FC's possible lineup
Samik Mitra (GK), Ajith Kumar, Bikash Yumnam, Lazar Cirkovic, Akash Sangwan, Jiteshwor Singh, Cristian Battocchio, Ayush Adhikari, Rafael Crivellaro, Farukh Chaudhary, Conor Shields.
Northeast United vs Chennaiyin FC expert tips
Both teams are eager to recover from their recent losses, and while Chennaiyin FC has typically performed well in this matchup, this time, the contest seems evenly balanced based on current form.
The outcome of the game might be determined by the defensive performance of both teams, as they have displayed vulnerability to errors and conceding goals. The addition of Ryan Edwards to Chennaiyin FC's lineup could potentially strengthen their defense and provide an advantage in this regard.