The first game saw NorthEast United FC pick a comprehensive 4-0 win with all the goals coming in the second half. After netting the first goal in the 61st minute, NorthEast United scored the second goal with a penalty strike and doubled down on the lead in the dying seconds of the game with two goals.

Odisha FC bounced their way back to keep the match alive. OFC won commandingly 0-2 as the clash went down to the co-op decider.

A tightly knit first half saw both sides squared up at 0-0. NEUFC opened the account first with a goal. In reply, OFC brilliantly worked a set piece to restore parity and a 1-1 draw meant the two sides shared a point each.