featurefootball8 months ago

ISL Analysis | Steve Coppell masterminds Jamshedpur’s tactical win in Bengaluru

Bengaluru FC succumbed to their second home loss in as many games after Rahul Bheke, in injury time, brought down Sameehg Doutie, in the penalty box, and Trindade Goncalves converted the spot-kick. The visitors, in fifth place, are now just two points behind Bengaluru (2nd) with a game in hand.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball8 months ago

ISL Analysis | Chennaiyin FC exploits callous Bengaluru FC

Chennaiyin capitalized on Bengaluru’s careless defence twice at the Kanteerava Stadium as they thwarted the Blues’ chance of going top of the table. After Bengaluru equalized through skipper Sunil Chhetri with five minutes to go, poor defending saw Chennai get the winner three minutes later.
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featurefootball8 months ago

ISL Analysis | Spirited Bengaluru outrun Pune in second-half

Bengaluru showed an encouraging display to come back from a goal down to win 3-1 away at Balewadi Stadium, to hand FC Pune City their third consecutive home loss. The hosts got their tactics horribly wrong after Baljit Sahni’s red card as they failed miserably to hold off a relentless Bengaluru.
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featurefootball8 months ago

ISL Analysis | NorthEast United pay the price for sloppy defence

NorthEast United failed to keep their winning run going after a resurgent win against Delhi in the last game as they went down 1-0 to Bengaluru FC in Guwahati. The Highlanders would need to take a hard look at themselves after they got numerous chances to equalize and perhaps even win the game.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball9 months ago

ISL Analysis | FC Goa carve open Bengaluru’s defence with tactical masterpiece

Bengaluru's winning run came to a halt today as they lost to Goa, who exhibited beautiful passing to unlock Bengaluru's defence at will. Though the visitors equalized with two second-half goals, after being 3-1 down at the break, Goa's 63rd-minute strike turned to be the final nail in their coffin.
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featurefootball9 months ago

ISL Analysis | Bengaluru FC schools Delhi Dynamos with 4-1 win

Bengaluru FC continued their winning start in their debut ISL campaign as they defeated Delhi Dynamos 4-1 in a one-sided game at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium. After Erik Paartalu’s brace gave the hosts a commanding first-half lead, goals from Miku and Lenny Rodriguez sealed the match for the hosts.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 years ago

FIFA U17 World Cup | Logo, venues and tournament dates

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is just eight months away and Indian football fans are excited to host the first-ever official FIFA tournament in the country. The venues for the matches have been announced after all of them passed inspection by FIFA themselves for hosting a tournament of this magnitude.
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featurefootball2 years ago

Why are Indian politicians jumping the football bandwagon?

Indian football has been stuck in a rut of mediocrity for as long as I can remember. The Baichung-era gave us all hope but that faded away soon. There were, however, some people who always cared deeply about the state of football in India.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball2 years ago

As Indian football chooses between red and blue pill, Bengaluru FC is I-League's last stand

In the final, Bengaluru FC will also be fighting for a dying league and clubs. It will be the last stand. That night Bengaluru will be in a position to show the people in power at the AIFF 'how deep the rabbit holes goes'. They are The One.
Amlan Majumdar
featurefootball2 years ago

AFC Cup | Bengaluru FC's win means much more for Indian football than a semis spot

Bengaluru FC, the reigning I-League champions, replicated Dempo and East Bengal's success in the AFC Cup by becoming the third Indian team to book a place in the semis. Can they have a similar impact, though?
Amlan Majumdar