featurefootball14 days ago

AIFF Super Cup Quarterfinal | The battle of the champions promise more grit than tactics

If there’s one match that sums up the whole idea which had stemmed the introduction of the elite knockout tournament, it would be Bengaluru FC taking on Chennai City FC. Regardless of the schism that divides them, the quarterfinal promises to be a battle of relentless will to emerge victorious.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa month 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month 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.
Press Release
newsfootballa month 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Assistant coaches of Bengaluru FC, NorthEast United suspended

The post-match ugly confrontation that took place in Guwahati following Bengaluru’s narrow 2-1 loss to NorthEast United has now reportedly seen the involved assistant coaches of both the sides getting suspended after an appeal. Dimas Delgado, however, has escaped punishment despite being involved.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | Carles Cuadrat aims at "something nice" in home leg against NorthEast

After losing to NorthEast by 2-1 goals in the first leg of the semi-final, Bengaluru coach Carles Cuadrat feels that today will be a special night for them at home. On the other hand, Eelco Schattorie has stated that the 16 fit players in the squad will go for a win against the hosts today.
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