newsfootball8 days ago

Ahmed Jahouh’s red card turning point, says Sergio Lobera

Sergio Lobera has singled out Ahmed Jahouh’s red card at the end of the first half of the extra time to be the sole reason for FC Goa’s demise against Bengaluru FC in the ISL final on Sunday. Goa could hold the Blues till the 116th minute following which a header by Rahul Bheke was the decider.
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newsfootball9 days ago

ISL 2019 | Possession in midfield will be main battle in final, believes Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC manager Carles Cuadrat has stated that the side controlling the ball well in the midfield would have the edge in the final on Sunday. The Spaniard also went to claim that they are not the favourites to win in the final despite winning both the league fixtures against the Gaurs.
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newsfootball9 days ago

ISL 2019 | Bengaluru and Goa don’t have same style of football, says Sergio Lobera

Despite being clubbed as the most offensive sides in the ISL, FC Goa manager Sergio Lobera has claimed that his playing style is very different from that of Bengaluru. Mandar Rao Desai reminisced their last ISL final in 2015, stating that his club shouldn’t repeat the same mistakes again.
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newsfootball9 days ago

ISL 2019 | Bengaluru FC ready for final against FC Goa

Carle Cuadrat's Bengaluru FC will seek redemption as they gear up to take on FC Goa in the final of this season of the Indian Super League at the Mumbai Football Arena in Andheri. Cuadrat is adamant that his players can thwart Goa's plans of laying their hands on silverware at the end of the season.
Press Release
newsfootball15 days ago

ISL 2019 | I’ve been more physically conditioned this season, reveals Ahmed Jahouh

FC Goa lynchpin Ahmed Jahouh has revealed that he had to train a lot to get physically conditioned for the Indian Super League style of play, which has seen him contributing in the attack more this season. The Moroccan also Bengaluru as the ISL team he thinks could win the title apart from Goa.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball15 days ago

ISL 2019 | We still have another 90 minutes to play, asserts Brandon Fernandes

FC Goa winger Brandon Fernandes is optimistic that his side will make it to the final of this year’s ISL season but cautions that there is still 90 minutes left to play in the second leg. Sergio Lobera’s side beat Mumbai City FC by 5-1 in the first leg of their semi-final encounter on Saturday.
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newsfootball16 days ago

ISL 2019 | Jorge Costa gives up final hopes after thrashing defeat against Goa

After losing the first leg of the semi-final against FC Goa by a margin of four goals, Mumbai coach Jorge Costa has stated that they don't have a chance to change the result in the away leg. On the other hand, Sergio Lobera has said that Goa has to approach the second leg with the same excitement.
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newsfootball16 days ago

ISL 2019 | Mood in our camp is very good, says Jorge Costa

Mumbai City FC coach, Jorge Costa, believes his side are ready for the task against FC Goa whom they face in the in the first leg of the Hero ISL semi-final on Saturday in Mumbai. Meanwhile, Jesus Tato backed his side to come through as they on the high-flying Islanders away from home.
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newsfootball25 days ago

ISL 2019 | I won’t be here next year, says John Gregory

Chennaiyin FC’s ISL campaign ended as it had started – with a loss – and the title-winning manager last year, John Gregory has revealed that he won’t be with the club next year. Goa manager Sergio Lobera praised his team, which had some youngsters, as they beat Chennaiyin FC in last league game.
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newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | We have improved defensively as a team, reveals Sergio Lobera

FC Goa coach, Sergio Lobera, has heaped praise on his improved defensive side who managed to secure a spot in the play-off stage with a 3-0 win over Kerala Blasters on Monday. Lobera’s high-flying players will go up against table-toppers Bengaluru FC on Thursday at the Kanteerava Stadium.
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