Falling Attendances have been an feature of this year's Indian Super League and the interest seemed to have fizzled out across the nation.
Indian Super League side North East United FC have appointed former Portugal national team coach Nelo Vingada as their new manager for the upcoming season.
It's a simple equation for both North East United FC and FC Pune City, as they face each other at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati, on Wednesday -- they must win it to have a chance to qualify for the semifinal playoffs.
Mumbai City FC, FC Pune City, NorthEast United FC & Chennaiyin FC Battle For The Last Semi-Final Spot as the second season of Indian Super League reaches its climax
This is a clash between two teams that are fighting tooth and nail to make it to the semi final playoffs at the business end of the tournament. While a win would take either team close to that mark, the equation is not quite simple for either NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) or Mumbai City FC.
The Indian Super League (ISL) table remains as close as ever, with just five points separating the first and the second-last placed teams.
Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) might have been coming on the back of a 4-1 victory over Mumbai City FC, but their problems up front was still out there for everyone to see, as they slumped to yet another 1-0 defeat at the hands of North East United FC (NEUFC), on Saturday.
It was a must-win game for North East United FC (NEUFC), at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, in Guwahati, and they did exactly that, by beating defending champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) 1-0, in their fifth match of the Indian Super League (ISL).
Amidst a host of injury concerns defending champion Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) travel to Assam to face a resurgent North East United FC.
It was almost déjà vu for North East United FC (NEUFC) and Chennaiyin FC, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in Guwahati, as the home team ran away 2-0 winners, to register their first victory of the season, in a rather ill-tempered affair.