The AFC Cup is the second tier of Asia's continental club competition. The group stages will see 36 teams compete in nine groups of four each, with each group divided geographically. India's representation comes by the way of 2017-18 I-league champions Minerva Punjab and 2017-18 ISL champions Chennaiyin FC, both of whom are clubbed in the South Zone group - Group E. The two teams will play each other on Wednesday at 7:30 PM IST in Ahmedabad - the designated venue for Chennaiyin's home matches in...
The first line sums up their pre-season prediction, while the second looks at their performance this season.
Under Coppell, expect more discipline, but who will fetch goals?
Scrapped hard all season, but goals never came often enough.
The nucleus remaining the same, can they maintain standard throughout?
Never at fluent best, yet table toppers. Favourites for title?
Chennaiyin FC have signed CK Vineeth and Halicharan Narzary from Kerala Blasters on loan till the end of the ongoing ISL season. As part of the same deal, young forward Baoringdao Bodo has joined Kerala on a permanent move.
"Vineeth and Halicharan bring plenty of quality and experience to our squad," head coach John Gregory said in a press release. "Our focus will be to salvage some pride in the ISL while putting up a good run in our debut AFC Cup campaign. The Super Cup also provides us with an...
After a five-week break, the Indian Super League is back in action, with a number of high-profile clashes. As the runaway leaders, Bengaluru FC are all but through to the playoffs, but the remaining three spots are still up for grabs.
Can Nelo Vingada win Blasters' fans over?
Nelo Vingada has had a lot of success in his career. His last major triumph, though, came in 2010, when he led FC Seoul to the K-League title. Since then, he has managed 86 matches - for Chinese club Dalian Shide, the Iran...
As we head into this fortnight's international break, we welcome you to round 3 of ESPN's ISL Power Rankings. (Round 2 of the Power Rankings)