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NEUFC vs FCPC: Player Recommendations and Predicted Lineups

North East United FC will be eyeing a win against FC Pune City at home in order to confirm their maiden play-off spot in five seasons.

Match Details
Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati
February 20, 2019
19:30 IST

Team News
North East United FC
Mislav Komorski has been ruled out for the season and has been replaced by Colombian centre back Janeiler Rivas.

FC Pune City
Marcelinho is suspended for this game as he racked up his fourth yellow card of the season in the last match.

Predicted Lineups
NorthEast United (4-2-3-1): Pawan Kumar, Reagan Singh, Gurwinder Singh, Mato Grgic, Keagan Pereira, Rowllin Borges, Jose Leudo, Lalthathanga Khawlhring Federico Gallego, Pangiotis Triadis, Bartholomew Ogbeche

Pune City (3-4-3): Kamaljit Singh, Sarthak Golui, Martin Diaz, Sahil Panwar, Adil Khan, Marko Stankovic, Diego Carlos, Nikhil Poojary, Ashique Kuruniyan, Robin Singh, Iain Hume

Must Have Players
Robin Singh

Player Selection Strategy

  • The hosts are the stronger side defensively and hence they should be backed. Defenders like Reagan Singh and Mato Grgic are must have picks.
  • Both teams have got some attacking potential in their midfield and forward lines. Ensure that you have the quartet of Ogbeche, Hume, Gallego and Borges.
  • With Marcelinho suspended, the Pune City midfield will be toothless. Hence, it is safe to back the North East defence.
  • A 3-4-3 formation will suit this team best.

C & VC Choices: Ogbeche and Gallego

Alternate C & VC: Hume, Robin, Borges and Kuruniyan

Combined Dream11 Team

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