newsfootball3 months 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
newsfootball4 months ago

ISL 2019 | I won’t be here next year, says John Gregory

Chennaiyin FC’s ISL campaign ended as it had started – with a loss – and the title-winning manager last year, John Gregory has revealed that he won’t be with the club next year. Goa manager Sergio Lobera praised his team, which had some youngsters, as they beat Chennaiyin FC in last league game.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball4 months ago

ISL 2019 | Mistakes sub-standard Coppell cannot afford against Mumbai City FC

ATK take on Mumbai City FC in probably the most important match of the season as they try to stay relevant in the race for the playoffs. However, standing in their way is their own manager Steve Coppell who needs to take a hard look that the humiliating loss against FC Goa to get a result.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball4 months ago

Defensive contributions repressed my attacking attributes in Kerala Blasters, reveals Jackichand Singh

As FC Goa look to finish in the top four for the second consecutive season, scoring goals galore yet again, one cannot overlook the lethality that new import Jackichand Singh has brought to the side. The former Kerala Blasters man revealed that the lack of extra defensive duties has done the trick.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball6 months ago

ISL 2018 | I still prefer playing as a winger that I’ve done all my life, says FC Goa’s Mandar Rao Desai

A mainstay in Goa for years now, Mandar has seen the yesteryears when the likes of Robert Pires, Andre Santos, and Julio Baptista graced the club, before transforming himself into one of the most important pieces of their puzzle today amidst Ferran Corominas, Edu Bedia, Ahmed Jahouh and others.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball7 months ago

Playing for national team a dream and I’m happy it’s not easy, says Mandar Rao Desai

FC Goa’s Mandar Rao Desai would be a proper example of the talent pool that the Indian Super League was once formulated and envisioned for. Showing both experience and utility on the field over the years, Mandar now waits for the esteemed national call-up that seems just around the corner.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball9 months ago

ISL Tactical Analysis | NorthEast negates Goa's high press to keep them at bay

Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium Guwahati saw a spectacle on Monday as their home side took on the prolific FC Goa team from last season, which ended up being a tactical showoff between two beautiful footballing minds. However, it was debuting ISL manager Eelco Schattorie, who has won the first round.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2018 | FC Goa looking for win to keep semi final hopes alive

Goa will travel to Pune to take on FC Pune City at the Balewadi stadium and both sides will want to keep hopes of qualification to the next round of the competition alive. Sergio Lobera’s men, who are winless in 5 matches, will have to win the next three games in order to qualify for the playoffs.
Press Release
newsfootballa year ago

FC Goa take on Delhi Dynamos as they struggle to return to winning ways

FC Goa will face bottom-placed Delhi Dynamos on Wednesday with an eye to break their winless streak from the last four games as they hustle to finish in the top four. The last time the Gaurs faced Delhi, the lob-sided match ended 5-1 to Goa that had helped them reach the top of the table.
Press Release
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL Analysis | FC Goa outclass passive Kerala Blasters

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.
SportsCafe Desk