Balwant Singh scored at the death to salvage a 2-2 draw for Mohun Bagan against Mumbai FC in an I-League football tie at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Looking to bounce back from a slump in form, defending champions Bengaluru FC take on debutants Minerva Punjab in a home fixture of I-League at the Shree Kanteerava Stadium
Buoyed by a spirited show in their AFC Champions League preliminary stage two qualifier in Jordan earlier in the week, defending champions Bengaluru FC will look to get back to winning ways in the I-League football tournament when they take on DSK Shivajians at the Balewadi Stadium on Sunday.
I-League title holders Bengaluru FC's quest for qualification in the prestigious AFC Champions failed at the first hurdle as they lost 1-2 to a dominant Al Wehdat in their Preliminary Qualifying Stage two tie in Jordan.
Robin Singh struck on the 79th minute to give East Bengal full points after teammate Ivan Bukenya had cancelled out CK Vineeth's goal.
Star striker C K Vineeth's hat-trick helped defending champions Bengaluru FC trounce Mumbai FC 3-0 in a third round match of the I-League at Sree Kanteerava stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
Late goals from substitutes Roby Norales and CK Vineeth helped Bengaluru FC defeat Chennai City FC 2-0 in the I-League on Saturday.
The year 2016 has left more questions than answers for Indian football, but in Bengaluru FC there is a compelling blueprint which, if replicated, can turn the fortunes of the sport in the country.
Clubs have come and gone in Kerala's football history and all have failed to translate the passionate support into a football superpower in the country.
From the Rio Olympics to a home Test season in cricket, the year 2016 gave India some great sporting moments and several noteworthy young performers emerged as national sports icons. Here's the list of the most impressive Indian sports icons of 2016.
From three-man defences and compactness off the ball to dynamism and directness in attack, there were quite a few tactical trends on display in ISL 2016, and it was aptly won by the team that remained true to their playing philosophy right until the final kick.
This was a great ISL season for Kerala Blasters to build on, even if they ended runnesr-up. If they can keep the young core of this squad and mix it up with some of the veterans, there is no reason this can’t be a long term project.
Atletico de Kolkata were crowned the Indian Super League champions for the second time in three seasons overcoming a dogged Kerala Blasters side following a 1-1 draw after extra time. Here are the biggest takeaways from the ISL final
Kerala Blasters have conceded four goals in eight matches at home this season. And the final is a 'home' match, make no mistake about that.
Kerala's road to the final has been rockier than you would believe. An opening day defeat in Guwahati and then a home defeat against Atletico left them without a point with two matches gone.
"In the backline, Anwar is standout. There're also Jeje, Sunil and Vineeth, strong players who know how to keep the ball and score goals." - Diego Forlan
ISL 2016: From prolific CK Vineeth to sublime Kean Lewis, the top Indian players from the league stage
With the season reaching it's business end after completion of the league phase, here is a look at the best Indian players in ISL 2016.
NorthEast United lost to Kerala Blasters 0-1 at the latter's home turf in a must-win match to bow out of the third edition of the Indian Super League.
It wasn’t all plain sailing or pretty viewing, but it is the Kerala Blasters who have gotten through. And in retrospect, it is hard to understand what all the fuss and the desperation was about.