FC Goa continued their domineering run in the ISL with a whopping 5-2 win over Kerala Blasters on Saturday at the Fatorda Stadium. Kerala’s fearsome and foolproof defence was breached as many as five times today, with forwards Manuel Lanzarote and Ferran Corominas scoring goals for fun.
Are FC Goa the Manchester City of ISL?
The Indian Super League has never been dominated this way since its inception. Sergio Lobera’s side
What makes them so special is not their overseas players, Lanzarote and Corominas, who have been weaving past their opponents now and scoring goals for fun, but the magical composure that we get to see at the feet of Mandar Rao Desai, Narayan Das
FC Goa ran a riot against Kerala Blasters today, who have boasted of the league’s best
Kerala let down by their biggest strength - Defence
Rene Meulensteen did his homework diligently before coming into the game. FC Goa had destroyed Bengaluru FC in the last game, who didn’t keep a high-line leaving a huge chunk of space between their backline and midfield. Goa exploited that space throughout the game with Bengaluru hardly able to stop them. Kerala didn’t want to commit the same mistake and kept a high-line to stop Goa way before they reached Kerala’s box.
However, what they didn’t do well
However, it was their
What a signing Ferran “Coro” Corominas is turning out to be! After single-handedly destroying Bengaluru FC last week, the Spaniard was at it again although anyone watching the first half would not have seen it that way. Coro was mostly anonymous in the first half, apart from his interception that set up Lanzarote’s second in the first half.
However, he was back in the second and how! In a matter of nine minutes, in which he touched the ball just four times, Coro completed an impressive second treble in consecutive weeks. The 34-year-old put the hosts ahead early in the second with a brilliant finish at the near post. He followed it up with a beautiful chip before getting at the end of Lanzarote cross to complete his hattrick. But it isn’t just his goals that make him a special player. As a
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