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ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC edge past Odisha FC, reach fifth to keep semis hopes alive

ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC edge past Odisha FC, reach fifth to keep semis hopes alive

Football, Trending
Danish Farooq and Cleiton Silva were on the scoresheet for BFC. Bengaluru FC had to come from behind to defeat Odisha FC by a 2-1 scoreline in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2021-22 at the Athletic Stadium in Bambolim. The result keeps the Blues in the hunt for a semi-finals spot as they rise to fifth with 26 points, one behind fourth-placed Kerala Blasters FC. On the other hand, a third winless outing causes OFC’s semi-final ambitions to suffer a huge blow. Nandhakumar Sekar (8’) pounced on a loose ball to score early in the game but Danish Farooq’s (31’) header levelled the score. Cleiton Silva (49’) scored from the penalty spot in the second half, which eventually separated the two teams. Both teams began on a strong note, creating decent scoring opportunities. Bruno Ramires ...
The making of Prabhsukhan Gill, the accidental goalkeeper making waves at Kerala Blasters FC

The making of Prabhsukhan Gill, the accidental goalkeeper making waves at Kerala Blasters FC

Breaking News, Football, Trending
You have to be mad to be a goalkeeper. It’s easy to understand why. Make one mistake and it leads to a goal for the opponent and all the numerous wonderful saves that you make before or after, are forgotten. For Prabhsukhan Singh Gill, the man in charge of the Kerala Blasters FC goal in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) this season, it was no different. Having started his career as a defender playing in various local tournaments in the Sarabha village in the Ludhiana district of Punjab, the suggestion for him to swap defending for goalkeeping by his coach Harjinder Singh at the Chandigarh Football Academy, wasn’t welcomed. “I didn’t want to play as a goalkeeper. It wasn’t something that excited me and I was adamant about not changing my position,” Gill told the ISL media team dur...