ISL2016 – Match 52 – Highlanders keep their semis hope alive

NorthEast United FC beat Delhi Dynamo FC 2 – 1 in an Indian Super League match played today at Indira Gandhi Athletic stadium in Guwahati.

Seityasen Singh put North East United ahead in the 60th minute. A brilliant assist by Robert Cullen helped Koffi N’DRI double the lead in 71st minute. For Delhi Dynamos, Marcello Pereira scored in the penultimate minute, but his goal only reduced the margin of defeat for Delhi.

The win kept NorthEast United FC’s hopes alive of making it into the top four. Today’s defeat didn’t have any impact on Delhi’s chances, as Dynamos have already qualified for the semis.

The Highlanders will play Kerala Blasters FC in a virtual quarter-final to decide who claims the 4th spot. While, Delhi will play Mumbai City FC in their last league match to decide which team tops the table.

Seityasen Singh of NorthEast United FC was named “Hero of the Match“

Final Score:

North East United FC– 2 (Seityasen Singh 60′, Koffi N’DRI 71′) beat Delhi Dynamo FC – 1 (Marcelo Periera 90′)

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