Hyderabad took the lead by way of targets from Aridane Santana (3′) and Joel Chianese (36′) earlier than a penalty from Federico Gallego (45′) and Benjamin Lambot’s strike (45′) helped NEUFC draw parity earlier than the break.
Hyderabad settled the tie of their favour within the second half by way of late targets from substitute Liston Colaco (85′, 90′).
The primary half was a dramatic and open-ended contest with either side creating ample possibilities. The Highlanders long-established extra alternatives and regardless of a two-goal deficit, fought their means again with two targets late within the opening half.
It simply took three minutes for Hyderabad to interrupt the impasse as they scored their quickest purpose this season.
Chianese made his means into the field and lower inside, beating two markers earlier than squaring a move for Santana. The Spaniard poked his shot previous NEUFC keeper Subashish Roy Chowdhury to notch his sixth purpose of the season.
NEUFC quickly long-established a gilt-edged probability to attain the equaliser from a free-kick however Idrissa Sylla miscued his header. Federico Gallego’s cross discovered Sylla on the close to put up, who obtained a free header however fired it astray.
Hyderabad quickly doubled their tally, pouncing on a defensive lapse from NEUFC as Chianese, creator for the primary purpose, turned goalscorer.
Akash Mishra did properly to shut down area on the left and discover Chianese exterior the field. The Australian latched on to the ball and beat three markers earlier than discovering the again of the web.
The primary half although witnessed a dramatic finish as NEUFC clawed their means again with two targets in as many minutes.
Ashutosh Mehta first gained NEUFC a penalty after being introduced down by Halicharan Narzary. Gallego made no mistake and positioned his spot-kick straight down the center.
The equaliser then got here after some sloppy play in Hyderabad’s field. After NEUFC had a number of makes an attempt on purpose, captain Lambot positioned his shot into the web to attract his facet degree.
Each side continued to check one another after the break with Chowdhury pulling off essential saves early on within the second half.
The Nizams introduced on Colaco after the hour mark and he would go on to have a significant affect on the sport, notching up a brace.
His first purpose was chic. Receiving the ball on the left, the Goan ahead beat three markers earlier than curling his shot into the highest nook. Colaco then added a second one with a neat end after being assisted by Santana.
The end result propelled Hyderabad to 3rd within the ISL desk, degree on factors with FC Goa.