Nicolas Velez

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ISL 2016: NorthEast United coach Nelo Vingada's stubbornness cost team a semifinal spot
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ISL 2016: NorthEast United coach Nelo Vingada's stubbornness cost team a semifinal spot

In the third season as well, the NorthEast United have failed to do justice to the expectations of the football lovers that unconditionally give their hundred percent in every match. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said about the coach and the players.

ISL 2016: NorthEast United FC score last-gasp equaliser against Chennaiyin FC to keep play-off hopes alive
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ISL 2016: NorthEast United FC score last-gasp equaliser against Chennaiyin FC to keep play-off hopes alive

NorthEast United scored in the final minute of the added time to hold defending champions Chennaiyin FC to a 3-3 draw in a thrilling match and kept themselves alive for a play-offs berth in the Indian Super League football in Chennai on Saturday.

ISL 2016: NorthEast United FC's campaign continues to stutter, lose fourth straight match
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ISL 2016: NorthEast United FC's campaign continues to stutter, lose fourth straight match

With Alfaro back from suspension next week, NorthEast will have all the players at their disposal. There is absolutely no excuse now

ISL 2016: NorthEast United FC badly need Plan B after third loss on the trot
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ISL 2016: NorthEast United FC badly need Plan B after third loss on the trot

NorthEast United have the worst form in the league at the moment, and the only reason they are not further down the table is their good early-season form.

ISL 2016: Helder Postiga inspires Atletico de Kolkata to comeback win over NorthEast United
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ISL 2016: Helder Postiga inspires Atletico de Kolkata to comeback win over NorthEast United

Atletico de Kolkata produced a gritty performance as they scored twice in the second half to notch up a 2-1 win over hosts NorthEast United in an entertaining Hero Indian Super League match at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati on Friday.

ISL 2016: NorthEast United fought hard against Chennaiyin FC, but paid for their wastefulness
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ISL 2016: NorthEast United fought hard against Chennaiyin FC, but paid for their wastefulness

NorthEast United have taken 10 points from the available 18 so far, which seems just about satisfactory. However, considering their six matches have come in a space of 20 days, their performance so far has been commendable.

ISL 2016: NorthEast United FC hunted in packs to break FC Pune City down
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ISL 2016: NorthEast United FC hunted in packs to break FC Pune City down

The attacking trident of Nicolas Velez, Katsumi Yusa and Emiliano Alfaro has been incredible for NorthEast so far, and all three played a part in the goal on Wednesday.

ISL 2016: Mumbai City FC win ‘ugly’ over NorthEast United but still room for improvement
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ISL 2016: Mumbai City FC win ‘ugly’ over NorthEast United but still room for improvement

Mumbai City FC learnt from their errors in their victory over FC Pune City in the previous match, but were still not completely able to erase their issues at home against NorthEast United FC, despite winning through a solitary Diego Forlan penalty.

ISL 2016: NorthEast United’s opening win shows glimpse of trophy-winning potential
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ISL 2016: NorthEast United’s opening win shows glimpse of trophy-winning potential

NorthEast have shown a glimpse of their potential in win over Kerala Blasters in the opening match of ISL 2016.

ISL 2015: Mumbai vs NorthEast will be a test of character, mental steel and togetherness
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ISL 2015: Mumbai vs NorthEast will be a test of character, mental steel and togetherness

Mumbai and NorthEast face each other on the back of damning losses.

ISL 2015: It's all up for grabs as battle for semi-final berths goes down to the wire
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ISL 2015: It's all up for grabs as battle for semi-final berths goes down to the wire

That only eight out of the thirty-eight Indian Super League matches so far have ended in a stalemate as opposed to twenty draws in 2014 is a testament to the quality of football on display.

ISL 2015: Sunil Chhetri 'exceeding expectations' as Mumbai City's tournament comes alive
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ISL 2015: Sunil Chhetri 'exceeding expectations' as Mumbai City's tournament comes alive

Chhetri won headers from goalkicks, held up play well, combined brilliantly with Subash Singham on the right and Sony Norde on the left

ISL 2015: Chhetri scores hat-trick as Mumbai smash NorthEast 5-1 for third straight win
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ISL 2015: Chhetri scores hat-trick as Mumbai smash NorthEast 5-1 for third straight win

After a winless streak of three games, Mumbai have a hat-trick of wins -- after a hat-trick from their star forward Chhetri.

ISL 2015: Poor finishing and unsettled defence exposed as Atletico de Kolkata lose to NorthEast
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ISL 2015: Poor finishing and unsettled defence exposed as Atletico de Kolkata lose to NorthEast

Atletico failed to register a clean sheet in yet another game, as one of last season’s strongest defensive units continued to get undone in face of pace from the opposition.

ISL 2015: Tempers flare as NorthEast United score upset win over Chennaiyin FC
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ISL 2015: Tempers flare as NorthEast United score upset win over Chennaiyin FC

Portuguese midfielder Simao Sabrosa converted from the penalty spot in the 90th minute while Velez put the game beyond Chennaiyin's reach with a late second goal

ISL 2015: Kerala Blasters off to flying start with 3-1 win over NorthEast United
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ISL 2015: Kerala Blasters off to flying start with 3-1 win over NorthEast United

Kerala Blasters FC got their campaign off to a rollicking start, recording a convincing 3-1 win over NorthEast United FC in their Indian Super League (ISL) match in Kochi on Tuesday.