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featurefootball4 months ago

2021 AFC Champions League | FC Goa Preview: Team news, Key Players, Contenders and Match Details

FC Goa are a few days away from representing India in the biggest continental event, the AFC Champions League, becoming the first Indian to achieve the feat. While they are set to face fierce opponents in Group E, the prospect of playing the matches in their home stadium will give them a boost.
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newsfootball4 months ago

2021 AFC Champions League | FC Goa announce 28-man squad, Igor Angulo and Alberto Noguera overlooked

FC Goa have announced a 28-member squad for the upcoming 2021 AFC Champions League, but have overlooked Igor Angulo and Alberto Noguera for the four-man foreigner's quota. The Gaurs will play their first group stage match against Qatari side Al-Rayyan at the Fatorda Stadium, on April 14.
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newsfootball4 months ago

2021 AFC Champions League | Difficult task to shortlist four foreigners, admits Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando feels that it is difficult to pick the foreigners quota for the upcoming AFC Champions League matches, with only four allowed to field at a particular time. The Gaurs will be up against Qatar’s Al-Rayyan in their first tie on April 14, at the Fatorda Stadium, in Goa.
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newsfootball5 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | We had more chances to score goals, admits Sergio Lobera

Mumbai City FC head coach Sergio Lobera admitted that they chances to score more goals, but had to settle for a 2-2 draw against FC Goa in the first leg of the semi-final. While Igor Angulo and Saviour Gama scored for the ‘Gaurs’, Hugo Boumous and Mourtada Fall were in the target for Mumbai City FC.
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newsfootball5 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Goa firm up playoff hopes as Bengaluru bid goodbye

FC Goa have taken a step forward as far as the playoffs are concerned, having inflicted a 2-1 win over Bengaluru FC this Sunday evening at the Fatorda Stadium. With the loss, Bengaluru FC have now officially crashed out of the title race, with them slated to play their last game later this week.
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featurefootball7 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 5

Merry Christmas to all our readers as we approach the last week of the year - with 2021 knocking at the door. Even though we have a two-day break in the Indian Super League, the past week has been exceptional, with action-packed matches and breath-taking individual performances.
sounak mullick
featurefootball7 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 3

We are already into the fourth week of the Indian Super League and so much has already happened in the action-packed season. Some players have disappointed, while others have pushed above their weight, which brings us to this edition of - Studs who stole the show - Week 3.
sounak mullick
newsfootball8 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Happy with the win, but focus on Odisha FC right now, proclaims Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando is happy with the win over Kerala Blasters FC on Sunday evening but has shifted focus on the Odisha FC game straightaway. A brace from Igor Angulo, scoring on either side of the halfway mark, along with Jorge Ortiz’s lone strike sealed the deal for the ‘Gaurs.’
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newsfootball8 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | I'm not so happy as it is only one point, exclaims Juan Ferrando

FC Goa manager Juan Ferrando stated that he was not happy with the one point against Bengaluru as their mentality was to register nothing less than a win. The Goa-based side overturned a 0-2 goal deficit to clinch one point at the Fatorda Stadium, last Sunday evening.
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newsfootball8 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Players were not complacent and played for a win, asserts Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat stated that he was happy that his team fought for a win, even though they struggled in the final third to create opportunities to convert. The side was leading 2-0 in the second half, but a brace from Igor Angulo meant they had to settle for a point.
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