BFC vs NEUFC Dream11 Match Prediction: NorthEast United will be on the hope of bouncing back with a win after suffering a thumping 3-0 defeat to ATK at home. Bengaluru FC was also on the receiving end of a 3-2 defeat at home as Rowlin Borges scored the winner at injury time. In terms of the standings, NorthEast United is at the fifth spot with 10 points while Bengaluru FC comes in at third with 13 points to their tally.
Due to the political tensions at in the NorthEast, the game will take place at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium behind closed doors.
Date- Wednesday, December 18 | Kick-Off- 6:00 PM (IST) | Venue- Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium. Guwahati
The only big injury concern for the hosts is Asamoah Gyan. Other than that NorthEast should go with a similar style of eleven. Pradhan, Heerings, Komoski and Reagan should form the defensive backline. Khawlhring and Leudo should occupy central midfield. Tlang, Chaves, Kadam are likely to play in advanced positions, while Barreiro should start uptop.
The defending champions have no injury concerns as such and could go with the same eleven. Nishu, Juanan, Serram and Bheke could form the back four. Delgado and Paartalu should feature as the central midfielders while Udanta, Augusto and Kuruniyan are likely to come in as advanced positions. Club Captain, Sunil Chhetri is expected to lead the line of attack.
NEUFC (Expected playing 11)- Chowdhury; Reagan, Komorski, Heerings, Pradhan; Khawlhring, Leudo; Tlang, Chaves, Kadam; Barreiro
BFC (Expected playing 11)- Sandhu;Bheke, Serran, Juanan, Nishu; Paartalu, Delgado; Udanta, Augusto, Kuruniyan; Cheetri
Redeem Tlang has made 210 passes while also making 28 successive tackles from seven appearances for NorthEast United this season.
Sunil Chhetri will be the danger man to lead the attack for Bengaluru FC. The centre-forward has four goals from eight appearances this season.
Panagiotis Triadis has scored two goals and also has an assist to his name from the five appearances for NorthEast United. Triadis has also made 170 successful passes in the process.
Erik Paartalu has made two assists from five games this season for Bengaluru FC and has also secured 228 passes in the process.
With NorthtEast going winless in the last three games and also not playing at their home ground in the upcoming fixture, Bengaluru FC should be considered as favourites.