Vasco: A resilient NorthEast United surprised 10-man Mumbai City 1-0 in the 20-21 Indian Super League’s (ISL) second match at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco on Saturday.
Despite Mumbai’s bright start with a lot of possession, everything was undone when Ahmed Jahouh was sent off for a reckless challenge on Khassa Camara.
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Gerard Nus’ side made the most of the man advantage and took the lead in the 49th minute through a Kwesi Appiah penalty.
NEUFC held on till the last minute to get a winning start.
On Sunday, Bengaluru FC will get their Indian Super League season underway when they take on hosts FC Goa at the Fatorda Stadium in Margao.