Indian Football League Fantasy Tips: NorthEast vs Kerala - Key Players, Probable Line-Up & Lot More

NorthEast United can seal their place in Top 4 with a win on Friday.

Rohan GulatyAuthor

Updated - 26 February 2021 02:27 PM


Match Details

Date: 26 February, 2021

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Venue: Tilak Maidan

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NorthEast United will lock horns with Kerala Blasters in Matchday 22 in what is going to be a very significant match for the Highlanders. Khalid Jamil’s side can seal a place in play-offs with a win against the struggling Blasters side. Things are extremely well-poised and it certainly calls for a thrilling contest at Tilak Maidan on Friday.

Key Players:

Team News

NorthEast United :

The Highlanders don’t have any key injury concerns at the moment. However, Khassa Camara and Ashutosh Mehta are on 4 yellow cards each and are on the risk of getting suspended.

Kerala Blasters:

The Blasters will be without the services of Facundo Pereyra and Nishu Kumar due to injuries. Jordan Murray will start alongside Gary Hooper at the front.


Kerala Blasters have had a forgettable campaign in this season of Indian Super League. They have struggled to find any momentum and are reeling at 10th position, with only 3 wins in 19 matches. The Highlanders are on a 6-match winless streak and would certainly be hoping to end their season on a high. They can move up to 9th position and simultaneously spoil NorthEast United’s party with a win on Friday.

NorthEast United are currently at 4th position in the league table, with 30 points. They can confirm their spot in top 4 with a win against Blasters. They are coming to this match on the back of a crucial hard-fought victory against East Bengal. The Highlanders will certainly hope that their star players can step up in the last league game to confirm their spot in the play-offs.

Team 1:

Team 2:

Probable Playing XI

NorthEast United:

Subhashish Roy Chowdhury, Ashutosh Mehta, Benjamin Lambot, Dylan Fox, Provat Lakra, Lalengmawia, Khassa Camara, Imran Khan, Deshorn Brown, Federico Gallego, Luis Machado

Kerala Blasters:

Albino Gomes, Sandeep Singh, Bakary Kone, Costa Nhamoinesu, Denechandra Meitei, Prashanth K, Seityasen Singh, Vicente Gomez, Rohit Kumar, Jordan Murray, Gary Hooper

Best 14

Goalkeepers: Subhashish Roy Chowdhury, Albino Gomes

Defenders: Bakary Kone, Benjamin Lambot, Dylan Fox, Costa Nhamoinesu

Midfielders: Khassa Camara, Imran Khan, Vicente Gomez, Rohit Kumar

Forwards: Jordan Murray, Gary Hooper, Deshorn Brown, Luis Machado

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