ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United FC defeat Mumbai City 1-0

Saturday, 21 Nov, 10.55 pm

NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) on Saturday made a winning start to their Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 campaign after a 1-0 win against Mumbai City FC at Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco on Saturday.

Mumbai dominated the ball in the opening period but lost Ahmed Jahouh after he was given his marching orders in the 43rd minute of the game.

According to a match report, the second half of the game saw Kwesi Appiah score the only goal of the match from the penalty spot to help the Highlanders bag three points.

Ahmed Jahouh was sent off towards the end of the first half and the red card handed NEUFC the initiative.