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featurefootball8 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Best XI after Game-week 1

The sixth season of the Indian Super League has started with a bang, with controversy, drama, and rivalry livened up all over again. The first 10 games have seen as many 24 goals with some getting off the mark from the word go. Here’s the best XI from the first ISL game week and it looks promising!
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball9 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Sergio Lobera doesn’t need to put team together like me, complains John Gregory

After losing 0-3 to an under-strength FC Goa side, Chennaiyin FC manager John Gregory has said he would be needing time to put together a new team, something that Sergio Lobera didn’t need to do. The Englishman further stated that he believed his side dealt with the home side well in the first-half.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball9 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Very happy Ahmed Jahouh isn’t playing, says John Gregory

Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory has expressed his delight at the absence of Ahmed Jahouh from the FC Goa side as he would continue to serve his suspension from last season. Gregory also stated that this time he has made the right changes in the team after things didn’t go as planned last season.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

Focusing on finishing at top and forgetting the process only adds pressure, says Sergio Lobera

FC Goa head coach Sergio Lobera has stated that thinking about finishing at the top of the table and forgetting how to achieve it will only add pressure to the players. He has also mentioned that his team had improved overall and attributed it to having struck a balance throughout the tournament.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

FC Goa bolsters defence with Mourtada Fall

With an aim of providing more cover to their defense from aerial threat, FC Goa announced the signing of Senegalese central defender Mourtada Fall. The 6ft 3inch African enforcer is expected to go a long way in upgrading Sergio Lobera’s squad, which finished third in ISL last season.
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