Tilak Maidan Stadium will be the venue of the game between East Bengal and Northeast United that will unfold on Monday, as part of the 19th round of the Indian Super League. The home side in the pending showdown sits on the 11th spot in the standings after collecting 10 points so far. Their opponents from Northeast United are occupying 10th place on 13 points. East Bengal and Northeast United are neighbors in the current standings with a gap of 3 points.
East Bengal vs. Northeast
Their last match concluded in a home win for Northeast United, with the final score of 2:0. The two opponents faced each other on the 17th of December 2021. Northeast United are enjoying a streak of three consecutive wins in the H2H clashes. The home factor has proven to be an advantage in the recent 3 head-to-head games. The hosting side achieved 2 victories and lost on 1 occasion in the process. No draw has been registered among the last 3 head to head meetings. One of the previous three encounters produced over 2.5 goals and one witnessed goals at both ends. During this period, East Bengal were not able to maintain a clean sheet, and Northeast United kept a clean sheet on two occasions. The goalkeepers had to pull the ball out of the nets a total of 7 times for the period.
The efforts of East Bengal were not enough and they lost 1:0 away against Mumbai City in an Indian Super League match played on February 22nd. The club is currently on a streak of three losses and have not won any of the last six games. It appears location has little to no impact on how East Bengal’s previous 10 encounters unfolded. These ended in 4 home victories and 3 triumphs for the visiting sides. Of their last five meetings, three resulted in over 2.5 goals and three had both sides scoring. During that period East Bengal have not managed to keep a single clean sheet, while they failed to score in two clashes. Judging by the numbers, the team’s preceding 5 outings saw an average of 2.60 goals.
The latest match of Northeast United was against Jamshedpur on Friday, with the outcome being a disappointing 2:3 defeat at home. Being the host turned out to be of little importance in Northeast United’s recent ten encounters, with the sides performing on home ground triumphing on 5 occasions and the visitors recording three wins. The result was a draw in just two of the outfit’s most recent 10 meetings. Every single of Northeast United’s five previous games finished with more than 2.5 goals and all bar one saw both sides finding the net. The players of Northeast United left everything on the field but still did not manage to prevent their opponents from scoring and they failed to net goals on their own in only one of those cases. The goalkeepers had a busy time throughout the team’s recent five outings, as they had to pull the ball out of the nets twenty times combined.
Northeast Bengal has the higher chance of winning today’s match compared to East Bengal in today’s match.