NorthEast United scored early in the game and subsequently conceded late to end the match with one point and second from the bottom. Velez was the man who gave them the lead after he latched on to a lose ball in the box within the first five minutes. He skillfully took it away from Majumder and helped it home.
Atletico de Kolkata regained their composure and form at the back in the second half and always looked like inches away from scoring an equaliser. NorthEast held off untill the 89th minute when Iain Hume charged onto a deflected header fromk a free kick to give his team the equaliser. Both managers are going to be dissapointed with the two points lost.