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NorthEast United vs Goa Predictions & Tips - In-form Highlanders tipped to win

  • NorthEast United vs Goa predictions for Thursday's Indian Super League match.
  • The match is being played at Tilak Maidan Stadium (2.00pm GMT).
  • NorthEast United have won their last 3 matches.
  • The Highlanders are tipped to continue their winning run.
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news.
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John Eastwood 03 Feb 2021
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NorthEast United vs Goa Predictions

Goa have been the draw specialists of late, but NorthEast are riding high on confidence after defeating the top two sides in the table. They are tipped to continue their upturn in fortunes.

  • NorthEast United have won their last 3 matches (Indian Super League).
  • NorthEast United have seen BTTS in their last 5 matches (Indian Super League).
  • Goa have seen BTTS in 7 of their last 8 matches (Indian Super League).

Head to Head

Goa are unbeaten in the last six matches against NorthEast United. Four of them have ended in draws.

In November, the sides shared the points from a 1-1 stalemate. Igor Angulo levelled for Goa three minutes after Idrissa Sylla had scored a penalty.

NorthEast United Form

NorthEast United completed the double over ISL leaders Mumbai City with a 2-1 victory on Saturday.

Having beaten Mumbai in their opening game of the season, the Highlanders repeated the trick. 

New signing Deshorn Brown got both NorthEast goals, before Adam Le Fondre netted a consolation.

The improvement under interim boss Khalid Jamil has seen NorthEast win three in a row to move up to fifth place.

They were 2-1 winners over Jamshedpur thanks to goals from Ashutosh Mehta and Brown. Luis Machado and Federico Gallego scored in a 2-1 win over ATK Mohun Bagan.

NorthEast United Team News

Full-back Ashutosh Mehta has missed the last two games through injury and is still a doubt.

Centre-back Dylan Fox is expected to remain on the sidelines.

Goa Form

Goa made it three straight 1-1 draws in the Indian Super League when being held by East Bengal in the last game.

Igor Angulo put The Gaurs in front before Danny Fox levelled for East Bengal.

Juan Ferrando's side had also drawn 1-1 with ATK Mohun Bagan and Kerala Blasters in their last three games.

Discipline has been a problem for Goa, who had Ivan Gonzalez sent off against Kerala and Edu Bedia dismissed against East Bengal.

Goa are unbeaten in their last seven matches following wins over Jamshedpur twice and Hyderabad as well as another 1-1 draw with East Bengal.

Goa Team News

Midfielder Edu Bedia is suspended after his sending off against East Bengal. 

Fellow midfielder Brandon Fernandes is also set to miss the game through injury.

Centre-back Ivan Gonzalez returns from a one-game ban, and fellow defender James Donachie is back to full fitness.

Goa have signed midfielder Glan Martins from ATK Mohun Bagan in a swap deal with Lenny Rodrigues.

India international forward Amarjit Singh Kiyam has also joined The Gaurs.

NorthEast United vs Goa FAQs

Where is NorthEast United vs Goa being played?

The Indian Super League match between NorthEast United vs Goa is taking place at Tilak Maidan Stadium.

What time does the NorthEast United vs Goa game kick-off?

The match gets underway at 2.00pm GMT on Thursday, 4 February, 2021.

Can I watch a NorthEast United vs Goa live stream?

NorthEast United vs Goa is being streamed live online. Our live streaming section provides the information on how you can watch the match.



NorthEast United have emerged as serious finals candidates and they are tipped to make it four wins in a row.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes Both Teams To Score @-138.89 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Value Bet: NorthEast United Win Full-Time Result @200.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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