NorthEast United FC vs Odisha FC Updates and Commentary ISL 2021-22

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 18, 2022 21:22 IST

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21:22 (IST)18 JAN 2022

FULL-TIME: NorthEast United FC 0-2 Odisha FC

21:22 (IST)18 JAN 2022

90+3' Odisha FC are running down the clock here and NEUFC players look drained. 

21:21 (IST)18 JAN 2022


21:21 (IST)18 JAN 2022

88' DRAMA!

Danmawia puts the ball behind the net for NEUFC but the referee rules it as offside. Replays don't back the ruling as Danmawia looks like he was well onside. NEUFC will feel hard done by.  

21:15 (IST)18 JAN 2022

84' Odisha FC had another chance to kill the game! Nandhakumar Sekar lays the for Liridon Krasniqi on the break. But the Malaysian international strikes it straight at the keeper.

21:10 (IST)18 JAN 2022

80' Odisha FC are more than happy to sit-back and soak up all the pressure from NEUFC.

21:09 (IST)18 JAN 2022

79' More changes for Odisha FC: Sebastian Thangmuansang and Akshunna Tyagi come in for Javier Hernandez and Lalhrezuala Sailung.

21:07 (IST)18 JAN 2022

77' NorthEast United FC subs: Manvir Singh comes in for Sehnaj Singh.

21:03 (IST)18 JAN 2022

74' NorthEast United FC are throwing men forward but cannot breach the Odisha FC defense. The addition of Liridon Krasniqi has solidified the midfield. 

20:58 (IST)18 JAN 2022


Nandhakumar Sekar is played through on goal and is one-on-one with the goalkeeper. But his shot is saved by Mirshad Michu and still keeps NEUFC in the game. 

20:56 (IST)18 JAN 2022

65' Odisha FC substitutions: Paul Ramfangzauva, Nandhakumar Sekar come in for Daniel Lalhlimpuia and Isaac Chhakchhuak.

20:50 (IST)18 JAN 2022

62' Javi Hernandez with another vicious attempt from outside the box. No one tries to close him down and the Spaniard opts to have a crack at goal. Just wide of the top corner.

20:46 (IST)18 JAN 2022

57' Odisha FC substitution: Liridon Krasniqi replaces Aridai Cabrera.

A surprising substitution given Aridai was Odisha FC's most positive attacking outlet. 

20:40 (IST)18 JAN 2022

51' Belter of a strike!

Hernan Santana finds the ball inside the Odisha FC box and catches the volley on the bounce. The ball vicious dips towards the far post but crashes into the crossbar. NEUFC are knocking at the door.

20:38 (IST)18 JAN 2022

48' Aridai Cabrera delivers the ball from deep and Javi Hernandez catches the ball sweetly for a volley just outside the box. The shot takes a wicked deflection but Mirshad Michu steps with a crucial save. Victor Mongil tries to tuck the rebound home but the ball rolls wide. 

20:35 (IST)18 JAN 2022

47' Mohamed Irshad gets an early attempt on the OFC goal as he cuts in from the left. But it's a regulation save for Arshdeep Singh in goal. 

20:33 (IST)18 JAN 2022

Second half kicks off!

20:20 (IST)18 JAN 2022

HALF-TIME: NorthEast United FC 0-2 Odisha FC

20:19 (IST)18 JAN 2022

45+2' Javi Hernandez takes a curling effort from a freekick deep on the right flank but Mirshad is up to the task this time around. Punches it away,

20:15 (IST)18 JAN 2022

41' Javi setups up Jerry with a delightful through ball and the young Indian winger tries to cut back the ball for Aridai, who fails to get at the end of it. 

20:12 (IST)18 JAN 2022

20:07 (IST)18 JAN 2022

36' Javi Hernandez finds the ball on the right flank outside the NEUFC box and tries to curl the ball home from a distance. But he has overcooked the effort and the ball flies wide. 

20:03 (IST)18 JAN 2022


Pravot Lakra turns Sahil Panwar inside out and makes an attempt at goal from a tight angle. The ball loops over the keeper and glances off the woodwork. NEUFC are finding chances in the last few minutes.

20:00 (IST)18 JAN 2022

27' NorthEast United FC have upped the ante in search of a goal. 

19:55 (IST)18 JAN 2022

24' CHANCE! 

And NorthEast United FC found a rare chance to pull one back directly from the restart. VP Suhair did well to get on the end of a loopy cross but couldn't keep the header on target. 

19:53 (IST)18 JAN 2022


Aridai Cabrera has been tormenting the NEUFC defense and gets his name on the scoresheet. Poor, poor goalkeeping from Mirshad Michu. 

19:48 (IST)18 JAN 2022


Daniel Lalhlimpuia gets on the scoresheet for Odisha FC and it's probably the easiest goal he'll ever score.

Aridai Cabrera manhandled Provat Lakra on the left flank and delivered a gorgeous cutback for Daniel to tap it home. 

19:43 (IST)18 JAN 2022

13' It's a scrappy start to the game with both teams looking nervous in possession. 

19:42 (IST)18 JAN 2022

9' Javier Hernandez runs into the NEUFC half and tries to thread a ball through for Aridai Cabrera. But the ball is crucial cleared away. 

19:35 (IST)18 JAN 2022

5' Odisha FC have had the upper hand in the early minutes. Wins two early corners but nothing fruitful comes from it. 

19:34 (IST)18 JAN 2022

3' A poor return pass from Mohamed Irshad and Aridai Cabrera latches on to it. But Mashoor Sheref intercepts the ball at the right moment. 

19:31 (IST)18 JAN 2022


19:30 (IST)18 JAN 2022

IT'S TIME! Both teams have lined up for the Indian national anthem. 

19:26 (IST)18 JAN 2022

Odisha FC (Starting XI): Arshdeep Singh (GK), Lalhrezuala Sailung, Hector Ramirez, Victor Mongil (C), Sahil Panwar, Isaac Chhakchhuak, Javier Hernandez, Thoiba Singh, Daniel Lalhlimpuia, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Aridai Suarez.

19:26 (IST)18 JAN 2022

NorthEast United FC (Starting XI): Mirshad Michu (GK), Gurjinder Kumar, Provat Lakra, Patrick Flottmann, Mashoor Shereef, Mohamed Irshad, Hernan Santana (C), Imran Khan, Sehnaj Singh, Lalkhawpuimawia, Suhair Vadakkepeedika.

19:25 (IST)18 JAN 2022

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