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featurefootball5 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Jerry Mawihmingthanga was perfect replacement for Lallinzuala Chhangte, reflects Josep Gombau

Odisha FC coach Josep Gombau has stated that he was very impressed with former Jamshedpur FC man Jerry Mawihmingthanga’s profile and knew right away that he would fit in his tactics, replacing Lallinzuala Chhangte. He also likened ISL players’ hard work to that of Hong Kong and Australian leagues.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball5 months 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
featurefootball5 months 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
featurefootball5 months 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
featurefootball6 months 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
featurefootball6 months 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
featurefootball6 months 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
featurefootball6 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Where will Kerala Blasters finish this season

The most anticipated team of the season, Kerala Blasters are expected to not only keep their fans at the edge of their seat but any football fans for that matter with the sheer quality that they have both on and off the field. However, that won’t be enough to see them having a go at the title.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball6 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
featurefootball7 months ago

Why Kerala Blasters bought these players

While Kerala Blasters fans are more than thrilled for the upcoming season, given the stars that have come their way, their manager Eelco Schattorie will be totally engrossed in how to make an elaborate plan work, especially after he more than convinced the management to water out money.
Subhayan Dutta