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newsfootball3 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | We won because of quality players like Aridane Santana, admits Josep Gombau

Odisha FC Head coach Josep Gombau has credited the team's narrow 2-1 win over Jamshedpur FC 2-1 to quality attacking players like Aridane Santana, who scored a brace. Santana’s twin strikes either side of an Aitor Monroy penalty sealed the win in Odisha’s first-ever match at the Kalinga Stadium. 
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newsfootball4 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Always there to help Daniel and Manchong with my experience, says Aridane Santana

Star Odisha FC forward Aridane Santana has stated he would always be there to help out the potential likes of Daniel Lalhimpuia and Seiminmang Manchong to grow further. The towering Spaniard also reflected on the relentless travelling one has to do in ISL across varying weather conditions.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | ATK’s black curse to Gombau’s genius - Talking points from Odisha’s home draw

Odisha FC started their home fixtures with a stalemate against an in-form ATK at Pune’s Balewadi Stadium on Sunday. And although the 0-0 won’t see much of a change on the points table, the match was filled with subtle nuances from both ends which were delightful for the neutrals.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball4 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Odisha FC vs ATK - Preview, Predicted Line-ups, Team News, Match Time

ATK would be travelling to Pune's Balewadi Stadium to face Odisha FC for their first home match of the season as they look to continue their new-found winning streak in the Indian Super League. Odisha would be needing to bounce back stronger from their stalemate against Kerala Blasters.
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featurefootball4 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | We’ll see real face of Mumbai if injured players recover in time, says Modou Sougou

Mumbai City’s top scorer from last season Modou Sougou, who is sidelined with an injury at the moment, has warned ISL sides by stating that they will see the real face of MCFC if the injured players recover in time. Mumbai are currently sitting eight on the ISL table with one win from four matches.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball4 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Best XI after Game-Week 2

The Indian Super League has completed its second game week with every team completing four games each and ATK are top of the table while Chennaiyin FC continue their horror show to sit at the bottom. Let's take a look at the best XI from the last set if games played from October 30 - November 10.
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newsfootball5 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Unsatisfied Josep Gombau laments poor game of football

Odisha FC head coach Josep Gombau has lamented the way Odisha FC played against Kerala Blasters FC in the goalless draw in Kochi on Friday. Moreover, the coach updated about the collision injury of star striker Aridane Santana and the factors led to the disappointing goalless draw.
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newsfootball5 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Josep Gombau laments after Odisha FC fail to take 10-men advantage

Although Jamshedpur FC were one-man down for most of the part of the match, Odisha FC failed to capitalise and eventually lost the game 1-2. Odisha FC coach Josep Gombau looked disappointed after the game and he said that there was no excuse to lose the game after JFC were down to 10 men.
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featurefootball6 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Why Odisha FC bought these players

Apart from Chennai’s John Gregory, Josep Gombau has been the only coach who has managed to keep his job despite having a horrible last season. And, his job only gets trickier with the management shifting base and the team shipping in numerous new players who would now need to gel in again.
Subhayan Dutta