newsfootball7 days ago

Carles Cuadrat delighted with performance of Indian players

Carles Cuadrat singled out his praise for Indian defenders Nishu Kumar, Rahul Bheke and Harmanjot Khabra after his side Bengaluru FC’s hard fought victory against FC Goa. He also spoke about his strategy to play offensive, which was a risky decision, but eventually worked in his favour.
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newsfootball7 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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newsfootball7 days ago

Not much difference Albert Roca and Carles Cuadrat, says Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri has stated that there haven’t been much difference between ISL winning coach Carles Cuadrat and his predecessor Albert Roca, who also took the side to the final last season. Bengaluru FC lifted the ISL trophy by beating FC Goa narrowly in the extra time, courtesy of Rahul Bheke’s goal.
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newsfootball8 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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newsfootball8 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.
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newsfootball11 days ago

AFC Asia Cup was incredible experience, says Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu reckons that the recent outing at the AFC Asian Cup, which was held in the UAE, will serve as an invaluable experience to the Indian team despite the disappointing end. India were knocked out in the group stages after falling to a last-gasp defeat in the match against Bahrain.
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newsfootball13 days ago

ISL 2019 | Hope we have a different final from last year, reveals Miku

Bengaluru FC striker Miku has revealed that he hopes this year’s ISL final will be different from the last after his side sealed their spot in the final with a 4-2 aggregate win over Northeast United. Sunil Chhetri & Co. will face high-flying FC Goa in the final of the 2018-19 season of the ISL.
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newsfootball13 days ago

ISL 2019 | Coach told me I wasn’t playing very badly, reveals Nishu Kumar

After Bengaluru FC’s biggest night in ISL so far, where they turned a 2-1 deficit at home to win the second leg 3-0 against NorthEast, Nishu Kumar revealed that Carles Cuadrat had told him that he was poor in his last two games. Nishu also hoped that his side wins against potential finalists FC Goa.
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newsfootball13 days ago

ISL 2019 | Our season has been memorable, says Eelco Schattorie

NorthEast United manager Eelco Schattorie heaped praise on his team that made it to the playoffs of the ISL for the first time in their history. Bengaluru FC manager Carles Cuadrat admitted that his players stuck to the plan and executed it well to reach the final for the second consecutive season.
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