featurefootball5 days ago

ISL 2019 | Bengaluru FC take on FC Goa in a game of subtle dualities

As far as hype for an ISL final goes for the neutral fans, Bengaluru FC taking on FC Goa is right there at the top for the sheer names on paper and kind of football both the sides prefer. And given the vengeance with which the two sides will take the field, this could easily be the best ISL final.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball9 days ago

ISL 2019 | What Clicked and What Didn’t – Mumbai City FC

Despite being one of the most clinical performers in the ISL this season, Mumbai City had quite an anti-climactic exit from the tournament after suffering a 5-2 aggregate defeat to FC Goa. However, they have had a massive upgrade from last season and the Islanders could be a real threat next season.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball12 days ago

ISL 2019 | What clicked and what didn’t – Chennaiyin FC

The defending champions had, to put it mildly, a horrible season with the management now having to decide whether to give the club time or go for a total revamp. However, even amidst the chaotic failure, John Gregory might have stumbled upon talents that could formulate the future of the club.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball14 days ago

ISL 2019 | What Clicked and What Didn’t - Jamshedpur FC

Jamshedpur missing out on the playoffs was definitely one of the biggest upsets of the season, especially after the way they played. However, despite some individual brilliance and masterful tactics, untimely injuries and suspensions meant that the Steelers would need to wait to make the playoffs.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball17 days ago

ISL 2019 | What Clicked and What Didn’t – ATK

It's the second consecutive season that ATK failed to qualify for the playoffs and as much as one would want to blame it on their degrading names, which has gone from bad to worse now, the crux has been Steve Coppell’s frustrating negative football and to a large extent his pathetic imports.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball19 days ago

ISL 2019 | What Clicked and What Didn’t – FC Pune City

If there was one team that had an absolute roller coaster of a season, it was the Stallions. The horse started with a nervy rider before another one took control over steering it straight before they eventually ended with the perfect jockey bringing them to the finishing line in the mid-table.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball20 days ago

ISL 2019 | What Clicked and What Didn’t – Kerala Blasters

Another season gone by and it ends on a similar note for Kerala Blasters as the side succumbed to nine draws and seven defeats under two managers to finish at a meekly ninth position. With Nelo Vingada already revamping the side, he would first need to recognize and cut away the dead weight.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | Mistakes sub-standard Coppell cannot afford against Mumbai City FC

ATK take on Mumbai City FC in probably the most important match of the season as they try to stay relevant in the race for the playoffs. However, standing in their way is their own manager Steve Coppell who needs to take a hard look that the humiliating loss against FC Goa to get a result.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | Tactical Analysis : Eelco Schattorie outwits Phil Brown despite sharing the spoils

Though NorthEast United failed to seal a qualification into the playoffs after playing out a 1-1 stalemate against an in-form FC Pune City, Eelco Schattorie’s men showed tremendous tactical astuteness. Pune, despite their form, are sitting in a time bomb waiting to explode.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | Jamshedpur FC could be one season away from challenging for title

Jamshedpur have had a roller coaster of a season. While they have experienced a monotonous eight draws, they also went from beating FC Goa 4-1 to losing to FC Pune City 1-4. However, if observed closely, all these upheavals might just be the storm before the beautiful rainbow.
Subhayan Dutta