featurefootball4 months 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
featurefootball4 months 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
newsfootball5 months ago

Playing in the Asian Cup was a huge lesson for all of us, says Ashique Kuruniyan

Ashique Kuruniyan has stated that at the Asian Cup, the Indian team got a chance to play with some of the best players of the continent and added that it was a huge learning curve for the Indian team. India was knocked out of the tournament with a last minute goal in the group stage.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball6 months ago

AFC Asian Cup | We could have scored two to three goals, laments Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri rues India’s poor finishing in their recent 2-0 loss to the United Arab Emirates in their second match of Group A in Abu Dhabi in the ongoing 2019 AFC Asian Cup. The Indian captain also added that they need to focus on recovering well in their next match against Bahrain.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball6 months ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | Why India should go for kill against UAE

India’s 4-1 win over Thailand in the campaign opener was largely unforeseen owing to their terrible recent history in the tournament. However, while the win has given hope to the Blue Tigers, they are up against a UAE side that has all possible ingredients blended well to win the tournament.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball6 months ago

AFC Asian Cup | Thailand win is a massive confidence boost for us, claims Jeje Lalpekhlua

Indian striker Jeje Lalpekhlua has revealed that the emphatic 4-1 win against Thailand in the AFC Asian Cup opener was a massive confidence boost for the entire Indian football team. The Indian tigers take on hosts United Arab Emirates in their second group stage encounter on Thursday.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball9 months ago

ISL 2019 | Squad analysis of Pune City FC for season five

Pune was the last team to qualify for the play-offs in the previous edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) before they were hammered by Bengaluru in the semi-finals. They have now appointed Miguel Angel Portugal as their new coach and are ready to go a couple of steps further this time around.
Chiranjibi Pati