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Highlanders pay penalty against Mumbai City

Mumbai City FC’s Diego Forlan scored the lone goal of the match as Mumbai beat NorthEast United FC 1-0 in their Indian Super League match on October 7.

Highlanders pay penalty against Mumbai City
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Mumbai City FC?s Diego Forlan celebrates the goal

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Mumbai have won both their league matches while NorthEast lost their first. In the 54th minute, NorthEast United’s Reagan Singh brought down Pronay Halder inside the box before losing possession. The referee immediately pointed to the spot and Subrata Paul tried to block Digeo Forlan’s tracer bullet, but the striker had got enough to beat Paul.

RESULT:

Mumbai 1(Forlan 55) beat NorthEast United 0

Goa, Pune hunt for first points

FC Goa chief coach Zico is confident that his team can script a turnaround as they play their first home match of the season against FC Pune City in the Indian Super League at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, on Saturday. FC Goa were handed a rare defeat by NorthEast United FC in their opening clash and coach Zico now needs to inspire his squad to register the first win of the season. FC Goa looked good in patches against NorthEast United FC. They did not score against their rivals but the Brazilian legend remains confident in his team’s ability to fight back. “I think we played well. We tried our best, we fought but we couldn’t overcome them. This is just the beginning of the league. The first year too we started the league with a defeat but later we overcame it. We have to keep going to work on that,” said Zico. FC Pune City have no such injury concerns and assistant coach Miguel remains confident that they will open their account soon. 

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