Indian Super League Preview: NorthEast United Face Off Against Atletico de Kolkata

Both Northeast United and Atletico de Kolkata won their opening Indian Super League matches and would look to maintain momentum.

updated: October 16, 2014 16:40 IST
  • Total Shares
Luis Garcia ISL
All eyes would be on Spanish footballer Luis Garcia when Atletico de Kolkata take on Northeast United.


A tricky test awaits the Northeast United FC as they prepare to host in-form Atletico de Kolkata in what promises to be cracker of a contest in the Indian Super League here on Thursday.

The John Abraham co-owned franchise will have the packed home crowd on its side but they will need more than that to get the better of the visitors who are high on confidence after the 3-0 drubbing of Mumbai City FC in Sunday's tournament opener.

To start with, Northeast United FC pulled off a hard fought 1-0 victory against Kerala Blasters in a packed Indira Gandhi Stadium here even as the latter too fought valiantly till the end. (Related: Northeast United will put up brave fight against Kolkata, says John Abraham)

Show Full Article