NorthEast United and Bengaluru FC saw their winless streaks continue as they played out a drab 1-1 draw in the Indian Super League at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Tuesday.
Luis Machado (27’) opened the scoring for the Highlanders but Rahul Bheke (49’) cancelled out his goal after the break to help the Blues salvage a point.
The result meant Gerard Nus’ side are now winless in seven games, while Bengaluru saw their four-game losing streak end but with a draw.
NEUFC and Bengaluru both made three changes each to their eleven. However, the Highlanders were forced to make a late change before the whistle with Lalengmawia replacing the injured Lalrempuia Fanai.
Bengaluru started the game strongly and despite dominating possession, they entered the break trailing a goal down against their opponents, who created better chances. Machado put NEUFC ahead with a brilliant strike, after netting a brace against the Blues in the reverse fixture earlier this season. Federico Gallego…