NorthEast United FC secured their first three-point of the season
Marcinho and Danlio Lopes goals with the first thirty minute made the difference between the two sides as Highlanders secure first win of the season
The White Lions where handed 0-2 defeat by Highlanders in the third round clash of the Hero Indian Super League played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi on Saturday night.
NorthEast United FC were impressive this evening and took an early lead in the 17th minute through Marcinho who slammed powerful kick into the net on Halicharan Narzary´s brilliant piece of a cross.
Five minutes alter Danilo Lopes doubled the lead for Highlanders when Albino Gomes failed to clear the ball from inside the box and the 26-year-old Brazilain striker took advantage of the defensive error to slot the ball for the 2-0 lead.
Delhi Dynamos tried to bounce back and kept the ball possession with few brilliant moves but NorthEast custodian, TP Rehenesh, proved strong between the bars to be broken up easily.
The second half witnessed Highlanders gradually adopting the defensive tactics and home side controlled the game, however, visitors defended till the end to grab the important three away points.
Halicharan Narzary was adjudged the man of the match
FULL TIME: Delhi Dynamos 0-2 NorthEast United FC
90: Six minutes of added time.
90: Yellow card for Danilo Lopes Cezario
89: Substitution for NorthEast United FC: Holi Charan Narzary OFF Gursimrat Singh Gill IN
89: Yellow card for TP Rehnesh.
82: Yellow card for David Ngaihte
74: Substitution for NorthEast United FC: Rowllin Borges OFF Martín Damián Díaz Pena IN
64: Substitution for Delhi Dynamos: Pritam Kotal OFF David Ngaihte IN
64: Substitution fro Delhi Dynamos: Kalu Uche OFF Eduardo Moya Castillo IN
55: Yellow card for Guyon Fernandez
46: Substitution for Delhi Dynamos: Lallianzuala Chhangte comes IN for Setyasen Singh
46: Second half underway...
HALF TIME: Delhi Dynamos 0-2 NorthEast United FC
45: Two minutes of added time.
22: GOAL!! Danilo Lopes Cezario(NorthEast United FC)
17: GOAL!! Márcio de Souza Gregório Júnior(NorthEast United FC)
1: We are underway at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi
NorthEast United Subs: Ravi Kumar(GK), Gursimrat Singh, Martin Diaz, Odair Fortes, Lalrindika Ralte, Lalrempuia Fanai, Luis Alfonso.
Delhi Dynamos Subs: Sukhdev Patil(GK), Edu Moya, Nandhakumar Sekar, David Ngaihte, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Romeo Fernandes, Rowilson Rodrigues.