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East Bengal Stage Dramatic Comeback Against 9-Man Kerala Blasters in ISL Thriller
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East Bengal Stage Dramatic Comeback Against 9-Man Kerala Blasters in ISL Thriller

East Bengal FC secured a crucial 4-2 victory over Kerala Blasters FC in a pulsating Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Wednesday. The win keeps East Bengal's playoff aspirations alive, while Kerala Blasters, already assured of a playoff spot, will be left pondering what could have been after a night of misfortune and missed opportunities. Read out Kerala Blasters vs East Bengal match report to know more. Blasters Draw First Blood, But Jeakson Singh's Red Card Sparks Chaos Kerala Blasters got off to a promising start with a clinical finish from Fedor Cernych in the 24th minute. The Kochi crowd was buzzing, and the home side looked in control. However, the tide began to turn just before halftime when Jeakson Singh received a second yellow card an...
Odisha vs Punjab: Mauricio Double Leads Odisha FC to Commanding Win Over Punjab FC
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Odisha vs Punjab: Mauricio Double Leads Odisha FC to Commanding Win Over Punjab FC

Odisha FC secured a comfortable 3-1 victory against Punjab FC at home, solidifying their position in the Indian Super League (ISL) standings. Read all about Odisha vs Punjab ISL 2023-24 here! Odisha vs Punjab: A Tale of Two Halves: Odisha FC took the lead in the first half with a well-placed header by Diego Mauricio. However, Punjab FC responded quickly through Madih Talal, bringing the score to 1-1. The second half saw a dominant performance by Odisha FC, with Isak Ralte scoring the go-ahead goal and Mauricio converting a penalty to seal the win. This victory extends Odisha FC's unbeaten record at home and propels them to the second spot in the ISL table. Despite the loss, Punjab FC remains in contention for a playoff spot. They will need to secure positive results in th...
Chennaiyin vs Mohun Bagan: Chennai Steals the Show with Last-Minute Winner
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Chennaiyin vs Mohun Bagan: Chennai Steals the Show with Last-Minute Winner

Chennaiyin vs Mohun Bagan: Chennaiyin FC produced a dramatic comeback in the second half to stun Mohun Bagan Super Giant 3-2 in a thrilling encounter of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24. The match, played at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, saw Chennaiyin defy the odds and snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. Chennaiyin vs Mohun Bagan: Mohun Bagan Takes the Lead, Chennaiyin Responds in Style Joni Kauko put the home side ahead in the first half with a well-placed finish after receiving a cross from Liston Colaco. Chennaiyin goalkeeper Debjit Majumder made a crucial save earlier to deny Colaco, but Mohun Bagan maintained control in the opening period. The momentum shifted dramatically after the break. Chennaiyin came alive, with Jordan Murray equalizing for the visitor...
ISL 2023-24 Playoff Race: A Tight Squeeze for the Final Two Spots
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ISL 2023-24 Playoff Race: A Tight Squeeze for the Final Two Spots

The Indian Super League is reaching its climax, and the battle for the top six is hotter than ever. While Mumbai City FC, Mohun Bagan Super Giant, FC Goa, and Odisha FC have already secured their playoff berths, two crucial spots remain wide open. Let's delve deeper into the current standings and analyze the challenges faced by each contender in the ISL 2023-24. Almost There Kerala Blasters (5th, 29 pts) With 29 points from 18 matches, Kerala Blasters are in a comfortable position. They only need a single point from their remaining four games to mathematically secure a playoff berth. Ivan Vukomanovic's men have a favorable schedule with a win against Jamshedpur FC potentially sealing their fate in the very next match. In the Mix, But Need Help From Others Punjab FC (6t...
10-Man Bengaluru FC Falls to FC Goa in Thrilling ISL 2023-24 Encounter (2-1)
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10-Man Bengaluru FC Falls to FC Goa in Thrilling ISL 2023-24 Encounter (2-1)

FC Goa edged past Bengaluru FC with a dramatic 2-1 comeback win in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 on Thursday. This victory propels them to the third position in the league standings. Early Bengaluru FC Lead in ISL 2023-24 Bengaluru FC struck quickly, with Suresh Singh Wangjam's precise through ball finding Chingangbam Shivaldo Singh in the second minute. Shivaldo coolly slotted the ball past Dheeraj Singh to give the visitors an early lead. FC Goa Fights Back FC Goa gradually took control of the game, with Noah Sadaoui threatening in the 18th minute. Their persistence paid off in the 22nd minute when Brandon Fernandes' corner took a deflection off Odei Onaindia, finding its way past Gurpreet Singh Sandhu for the equalizer. Red Card Shifts Momentum The turning...
ISL 2023-24 Stats: Who is Leading the Golden Boot Race?
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ISL 2023-24 Stats: Who is Leading the Golden Boot Race?

The Indian Super League (ISL) continues to enthrall fans with its exciting matches and top-notch performances. The battle for the Golden Boot and Golden Glove heats up as the season progresses. Diamantakos Takes Charge in Golden Boot Race Kerala Blasters' Greek striker Dimitrios Diamantakos has emerged as the frontrunner in the race for the Golden Boot award. His recent brace against Mohun Bagan SG propelled him to the top spot with 12 goals, even though he has played fewer games than his closest competitor, Roy Krishna of Odisha FC (12 goals in 18 matches). Here's a look at the top scorers as per the ISL 2023-24 stats: RankingPlayerTeamMatches PlayedGoals1Dimitrios DiamantakosKerala Blasters15122Roy KrishnaOdisha FC18123Jason CummingsMohun Bagan Super Giant1694Dimitrios P...
Mumbai City FC Mauls NorthEast United FC 4-1: Vikram Partap Steals the Show with a Hat-Trick
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Mumbai City FC Mauls NorthEast United FC 4-1: Vikram Partap Steals the Show with a Hat-Trick

Mumbai City FC tightened their grip on the top spot in the Indian Super League (ISL) with a convincing 4-1 victory over NorthEast United FC at the Mumbai Football Arena on Tuesday. The win extends their lead at the top of the table and keeps their dream of retaining the ISL League Winners Shield title very much alive. Vikram Partap's Night: A Hat-Trick Hero Emerges The star of the night was undoubtedly 22-year-old Vikram Partap Singh, who etched his name in ISL history by scoring a magnificent hat-trick. His clinical finishing and opportunistic runs proved too much for the NorthEast United FC defense to handle. Partap's first goal came early in the third minute, capitalizing on a delightful assist from Dutch midfielder Yoell van Nieff. He doubled the lead just seven minutes late...
ISL 2023-24: Goa Grab Playoff Spot in Six-Goal Thriller Against Punjab FC
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ISL 2023-24: Goa Grab Playoff Spot in Six-Goal Thriller Against Punjab FC

FC Goa booked their place in the Indian Super League (ISL 2023-24) playoffs with a dramatic 3-3 draw against Punjab FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The match was a rollercoaster ride of attacking football, with both sides displaying moments of brilliance and defensive lapses. Dominant Goa Frustrated by Brick Wall Ravi Kumar: The Gaurs began the match like a house on fire, dominating possession and creating numerous chances. Carl McHugh opened the scoring in the first half with a powerful header off a cleverly taken corner by Borja Herrera. Opportunities rained down on the Punjab goal, with Raynier Fernandes, Noah Sadaoui, and Herrera all testing the resolute Punjab goalkeeper Ravi Kumar, who made a string of impressive saves to keep his side in the game. Punj...
Mohun Bagan Triumphs in Kolkata Derby, Secures Top Spot in ISL Standings
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Mohun Bagan Triumphs in Kolkata Derby, Secures Top Spot in ISL Standings

The Indian Super League witnessed a thrilling return leg of the Kolkata derby this Sunday! Mohun Bagan SG emerged victorious against their arch-rivals East Bengal by a convincing 3-1 scoreline at the Salt Lake Stadium. This dominant performance not only secured all three points for Mohun Bagan but also propelled them to the top of the ISL table with 36 points from 17 matches. While Mumbai City FC holds the same number of points, Mohun Bagan's superior goal difference gives them the edge. Turning the Tide East Bengal started strong with a penalty opportunity in the 14th minute, but their captain, Cleiton Silva, failed to convert. This missed chance proved to be a turning point. Mohun Bagan capitalized on this momentum shift, scoring two goals before halftime through Jason Cumm...
ISL 2023-24 East Bengal VS Chennaiyin FC: A 1-0 Victory for East Bengal FC!
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ISL 2023-24 East Bengal VS Chennaiyin FC: A 1-0 Victory for East Bengal FC!

East Bengal FC secured a vital victory against Chennaiyin FC in the 17th match week of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 season (East Bengal VS Chennaiyin FC). The lone goal scorer, Nandhakumar Sekar, emerged as the hero for the Red & Gold Brigade, propelling them to an 18-point tally and the eighth position in the league standings. East Bengal VS Chennaiyin FC: Chennaiyin's Missed Opportunities Haunt Them Despite needing a win to remain in contention for the playoffs, Chennaiyin FC failed to capitalize on their first-half dominance. Attackers Rahim Ali, Jordan Murray, and Farukh Choudhary squandered several promising opportunities, leaving their team frustrated. East Bengal VS Chennaiyin FC: East Bengal's Second-Half Resurgence East Bengal coach Carlos Cuadra...