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featurefootballa year ago

ISL 2021-22 | Why would ATK-Mohun Bagan struggle this season?

ATK-Mohun Bagan might be one of the most consistent teams in the history of the ISL, but they’ve got some serious problems to address at Coming into the tournament. With stalwart Sandesh Jhinghan opting to move out and the new foreigners rule in play, it’s double-trouble for the club.
sounak mullick
featurefootballa year ago

2021 AFC Cup Inter-zonal semi-final | ATK-Mohun Bagan vs Nasaf FC - match preview, key players, when and where to watch

ATK-Mohun Bagan will be up against former AFC Cup champions Nasaf FC in the inter-zonal semi-final match on Wednesday evening. The Indian club, progressing to the semi-final stages for the first time ever, will be missing out their star midfielder Hugo Boumous owing to injury issues.
sounak mullick
featurefootballa year ago

Four-foreigner rule in ISL will slowly but steadily give Indian football the push it desperately needs

The 2020-21 Indian Super League will see only four foreigners in the starting XI for every team, which must include a player from an AFC nation. While this was a move that should have been taken earlier, it's better than never and the returns set will benefit Indian football - slowly and steadily.
sounak mullick
featurefootballa year ago

Is AFC trying too hard to tick-off responsibilities, but at what expense?

Indian athletes not allowed to travel overseas owing to the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in the country. However, the apex football body has decided to carry on with the AFC Cup, which has two Indian clubs, in the Maldives, a country that has requested to postpone the matches.
sounak mullick
featurefootballa year ago

Liston Colaco's record-breaking transfer might be superficially misleading

Liston Colaco was roped in by ATK-Mohun Bagan from Hyderabad FC for a record transfer fee for an Indian player, but the amount was undisclosed. With the hype around the deal and a footballer at his peak, there are several pros and cons before the deal can be deemed as a successful one.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years ago

Ashutosh Metha's 12-year slogging was worth the wait

Ashutosh Mehta was recently called-up for the national team ahead of India's international friendlies against Oman and UAE, following his brilliant run with Northeast United FC in the 2020-21 ISL. Having flourished under Khalid Jamil since his Mumbai FC days until now, his journey has been special.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2020-21 Final | Takeaways from the game as Mumbai City FC create history

Mumbai City FC claimed their maiden Indian Super League title with a 2-1 win over ATK-Mohun Bagan in the summit clash Saturday evening, at the Fatorda Stadium. The match was however sloppy in general, with basic errors predominating, while Amey Ranawade’s injury was also shocking for everyone.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2020-21 Final | Mumbai City FC vs ATK-Mohun Bagan - Preview

After 114 matches of enthralling action, it is down to two teams - Mumbai City FC and ATK-Mohun Bagan, that have survived and outlasted to roll the dice in the final, for the ultimate prize. While Antonio Lopez Habas aiming for a third ISL title, Sergio Lobera is set out to conquer what he missed.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2020-21 | Takeaways from the semi-finals as Mumbai and ATK-Mohun Bagan set up summit clash

By far two of the most intriguing semi-finals in the history of the league, Mumbai City FC and ATK-Mohun Bagan survived in the end and set up a date for the grand finale. Let us have a look at the main takeaways from the semi-finals - that consisted of four nerve-racking encounters.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2020-21 Play-offs | ATK-Mohun Bagan vs Northeast United FC - Preview

ATK-Mohun Bagan are all set to face the Northeast United FC challenge in the two-legged play-offs clash scheduled for March 6 and March 9 respectively. While the 'Mariners' would take the field as favourites, Khalid Jamil's men would be eyeing no lesser than pulling off an unexpected upset.
sounak mullick