BOTH TEAMS MISSING players that have gone on for national duty, Pune City and Mumbai City are ready to take on each other in this ISL's first Maharashtra Derby.
THE SECOND SEASON of Indian Super League finally begins today. TFG has provided the most detailed coverage of each franchise, dwelling into finer aspects of multiple factors that would determine the performance and fate of each team in what promises to be a much more competitive season than the inaugural one. Based on our analysis, we present the likely semi finalists, the dark horses, and those who are likely to miss the Big 4 fight.
THANGJAM SARAN SINGH will replace Lalrindika Ralte (fondly known as Dika) in the Mumbai City FC squad for the second season of ISL-II due to an ankle injury. Saran Singh, who plays midfield for Salgaocar FC comes in to replace the attacking midfielder - Dika, who was a constant threat to the opposition during the inaugural season of ISL.
INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE (ISL) franchise Mumbai City FC will look to triple the joy of the city's sports lovers by winning the 2015 tournament after Mumbai Indians claimed the Indian Premier League and U Mumba was victorious in the Pro-Kabaddi league earlier in the year.
MUMBAI CITY FEATURE a stronger, more mature team that has just come off a very good pre-season. They may not be the best squad in ISL, but on a good day can give a hard time to the best of them.
INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE (ISL) franchise Mumbai City FC player-cum-manager Nicolas Anelka believes their match against rivals FC Pune City on October 5, which is considered to be a derby clash, will be a tough and a hard game.
FOLLOWING THE THREE CONSECUTIVE DEFEATSÂ in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri believes the team should have got much more time for preparations for their match against Turkmenistan which is scheduled on October 8.
MUMBAIÂ CITYÂ FC's striker and the captain of the Indian team, Sunil Chhetri, started the day with asking hisÂ Twitter fans to suggest places to visit and things to do while he is in the city. The obedient fans were quick to respond. Tweets came pouring in with all kinds of suggestions. Chhetri kindly obliged by even replying to the tweets. Including a reply to one of them to keep mum about the revelry in Goa.
FOOTBALLER AND HOCKEY PLAYERS feel they are seeing some "ache din" thanks to the pro-leagues in the two popular sports in the country, not taking cricket into consideration.
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