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ISL 2018-19: Steve Coppell says AFC Cup slot should go to eventual winners, but league toppers must be acknowledged
ATK manager Steve Coppell differed from Sunil Chhetri’s view that the winners of the league phase of the Indian Super League (ISL) should be awarded the AFC Cup spot which is currently awarded to the eventual winners of the competition.
ISL 2018-19: Bottom sides Chennaiyin, FC Pune City paying the price for flawed transfer policies, under-performing stars
With the likes of Bengaluru, NorthEast United, Jamshedpur and Goa getting off to a good start, Chennaiyin and Pune face an uphill task to qualify for the semi-finals after their poor start to the season.
ISL 2018-19: FC Pune City's hard-earned point of salvation piles frustration on 'unbeaten' Kerala Blasters
Friday's 1-1 draw between FC Pune City and Kerala Blasters was one generic footballing affair. But the end result could carry some significance for both sides in the season ahead.
ISL 2018-19: Emiliano Alfaro scuffs penalty against Kerala Blasters as FC Pune City lose chance to notch first win of season
The result pulled Pune City, still without a win, off the bottom of the table temporarily while Kerala Blasters have moved up to the fifth spot with seven points from five games.
ISL 2018, FC Pune City vs Bengaluru FC, Match highlights: Sunil Chhetri scores brace ensures Bengaluru's win
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ISL 2018-19: Jorge Costa stands vindicated after disciplined Mumbai City FC beat FC Pune City in Maharashtra Derby
Mumbai City Fc put in a disciplined performance against Pune City FC in their 2-0 win in the Maharashtra Derby.
Mumbai City FC defeated arch-rivals FC Pune City 2-0 to record their first win in the Indian Super League on Friday.
ISL 2018-19: Jakob Vanlalhlimpuia's stunning rise from Mizoram Premier League to playing alongside Emiliano Alfaro
With a long season ahead of him, Jakob is relishing the opportunity to play alongside the likes of Marcelinho and Alfaro, and hopefully, finding the back of the net as frequently as they do.
ISL 2018-19: Diego Carlos cancels out Rana Gharami's long-range stunner to win FC Pune City a point against Delhi Dynamos
Miguel Angel Portugal's Pune City managed to earn a hard-fought 1-1 draw at the death against home side Delhi Dynamos in their Hero Indian Super League opener.
ISL 2018-19: With strong core and talented youth, onus on Miguel Angel Portugal to lead FC Pune City to first title
With a strong core and promising young talents, FC Pune City can build on their semi-final finish last season and challenge for their first ISL title.
ISL 2017-18: Sunil Chhetri fires stunning hat-trick to send Bengaluru FC to maiden final with win over FC Pune City
Sunil Chhetri played like a man possessed as his superb hattrick ensured a convincing 3-1 win for Bengaluru FC against FC Pune City in an entertaining second leg semi-final of this year's Indian Super League.
ISL 2017-18: FC Pune City have task cut out to thwart ace Bengaluru FC attackers in 2nd leg of semis
Bengaluru FC skipper Sunil Chhetri and Miku have been quite exceptional in front of the goal this season and coach Albert Roca would want his two best attacking players to find their groove as soon as possible against Pune.
The second leg will be hosted by Bengaluru FC on 11 March where Pune need only a draw to go through to the final with the away goal rule in operation in the semi-finals.
Highlights ISL 2018, FC Pune City vs Bengaluru FC, Semi-final, 1st leg, Football Score and Updates: Both teams fail to break deadlock
Catch the live score and updates from the Indian Super League semi-final 1st leg match between FC Pune City and Bengaluru FC
ISL 2017-18: Bengaluru FC start as favourites with momentum on their side, but FC Pune City's pace poses threat
Pune's fluidity and pace upfront are no doubt a threat to opposition teams but Bengaluru will be looking to target Popovic's defence and aim for an early goal to keep the boisterous home fans quiet.
ISL 2017-18: FC Pune City boss Ranko Popovic demands 'more respect' from referees ahead of semis clash against Bengaluru FC
Popovic has been in trouble with the authorities following his extravagant comments on the shoddy refereeing in the league but all he is asking for is some respect from the referees.
Delhi Dynamos FC played out a 2-2 draw against FC Pune City in their last Hero Indian Super League clash of the season at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi, on Friday.
ISL 2017-18: Marcelinho's late strike helps FC Pune City beat NorthEast United FC and move to 2nd place
Marcelinho's goal could prove to be decisive in the final analysis for Pune City as they have now moved to the second spot with 25 points from 14 matches
ISL 2017-18: CK Vineeth's late strike helps Kerala Blasters defeat FC Pune City to keep semi-final hopes alive
The loss keeps Pune (22 points from 13 matches) in the playoff spots but three points for Kerala Blasters mean they go into fifth position with 20 points from 14 matches.
Catch the live score and updates from the Indian Super League match between FC Pune City and Kerala Blasters