featurefootball5 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Team of the “weak” after Game Phase 2

Indian Super League has completed four rounds of matches after every team has now played four games before the League paused for the international break for two weeks. Let's take a look at players, whose performance were far from average in between matchdays November 1 - November 10.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball14 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Team of the “weak” after Game Phase 1

The Indian Super League has finished one game phase, which has seen all the teams playing two matches each at least. And we have tried to cherry-pick the weak performers from every position, until October 31, which has unfolded quite well and would have made a good side had they started firing.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball19 days 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
featurefootball21 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Why your team sucked this week ft. Kerala Blasters FC

To put it simply, “to suck”, an American slang, is used to criticize a person, or an entity, in a condescending manner. And Kerala Blasters have deserved every letter of it, after their opening week in the Indian Super League. However, it isn’t because of their win or the loss, but everything else.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa month ago

ISL 2019-20 | Kerala Blasters vs ATK - Preview

ISL will kick start with probably one of the most mouthwatering of fixtures when ATK would be coming to Kerala to test their new side and more importantly, coach Antonio Lopez Habas. Kerala, too, would be having new weapons to show with their fans waiting with baited breathe for the season to start.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootballa month ago

ISL 2019-20 | Habas and Schattorie to bring back glory for India’s El Clasico

Audaciously named as India’s El Clasico, a clash between Kerala Blasters and ATK has often transcended the on-field quality and outcome with the repercussions raining heavily over the extremely-polarized states, divided by culture and language but being shoulder to shoulder in football fanaticism.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa month ago

ISL 2019-20 | FC Goa’s craft, Bengaluru FC’s pace, or Mumbai City FC’s muscle –the best attack in ISL

Despite football surviving the test of time and undergoing imaginable changes in numerous aspects of it over the years, finding the perfect blend of a successful attacking line is still a mystery. Is it the physique of a player, finesse of a striker, or the creative genius of a No. 10? No one knows.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Where will ATK finish next season

Like every season, ATK would be approaching the tournament with absolute grit and quality, but it is their inconsistency that has been a problem in recent times. However, the club has brought in a title-winning Antonio Habas this season, who could fetch results regardless of those shortcomings.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Why ATK bought these players

After yet another disappointing season, time is really running out for the ATK World franchise with footfalls plummeting every year. However, the management cannot really be blamed for the outcomes, for they have brought together a brilliant blend of coach and players yet again this season.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball6 months ago

Antonio Lopez Habas brings more dynamism to ATK camp than experience

The re-appointment of Spain’s Antonio Lopez Habas by ATK has led many to believe that the two-time champions are falling back on a successful formula for immediate success. However, Habas’ brief stint in ISL indicates that his tactical know-how and cavalier management makes his hiring a smart move.
Subhayan Dutta