Indian Super League, Round 16
Hyderabad FC are back in action later today, when they host NorthEast United in a crucial clash in the race to the top-4. Ahead of this tie, here are a few interesting numbers that will get you into matchday mood…
The last two meetings between the two sides have produced 12 goals in total (1-5 & 2-4). Liston Colaco has four goals to his name as well and this suggests that a goal-fest could be on offer later this evening.
20 Shots on Target
Aridane Santana, who has seven goals to his name this season, has taken 20 shots on target so far this season, the second-highest in the league. Luis Machado, who has taken 13 shots on target, is 9th on this list and tops the charts for the Highlanders.
NorthEast United have had just 6615 touches of the ball so far this season, the least among the 11 teams in the ISL. Hyderabad FC, with 8,223 touches, is 5th on this list.
With 44 interceptions, Asish Rai is 3rd on this list in the ISL this season. Akash Mishra (42 int; 4th), Khassa Camara (36 int; 5th), Gurjinder Kumar (33 int; 7th) and Lalengmawia (32 int; 8th) are the other players from this game in the top-10. However, Camara, who leads this list for NorthEast is set to miss this game through suspension.
Interestingly, NorthEast United and Hyderabad are at the bottom of the list for the number of saves made. The Highlanders have made just 27 saves this season while Hyderabad have 30 to their name.