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Morning Digest | PM to virtually flag off Secunderabad-Vizag Vande Bharat Express; IMD predicts dip in Delhi-NCR temperature, and more

An empty rake of Vande Bharat train arrived at Visakhapatnam railway station on Wednesday. The Vande Bharat train between Secunderabad and the port city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh will be flagged off virtually by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti on Sunday. | Photo Credit: V. Raju PM Modi to virtually flag off Vande Bharat train between Secunderabad-Vizag on SundayPrime Minister Narendra Modi would virtually flag off the Vande Bharat train between Secunderabad and the port city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti on Sunday.IMD predicts dip in Delhi-NCR temperature from SundayTemperatures in Delhi-NCR are likely to dip from Sunday, the India Meteorological Department has predicted, as cold nort...
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ISL: Clinical Bengaluru FC beat Odisha FC 3-1 to spice up playoffs battle | Football News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Bengaluru FC notched up a comfortable 3-1 win over Odisha FC to spice up the playoffs battle in the Indian Super League on Saturday.Rohit Kumar broke the deadlock before Roy Krishna ended his 10-game goalless streak to double the Blues' advantage.Diego Mauricio pulled one back in the opening stages of the second half, but the home side managed to close Odisha FC's pursuit for the major part of the game before Pablo Perez scored his first goal for the Blues in stoppage time to wrap up all three points.This was the first time this season that Bengaluru FC scored more than two goals in a game. It was also their first back-to-back win of the season.The result splits open the playoffs race, with Odisha once again vulnerable to being overtaken by FC Goa to fifth place, while Bengal...
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ISL: Mumbai City FC breeze past Kerala Blasters FC | Football News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Mumbai City FC registered a commanding 4-0 win against Kerala Blasters to move to the top of the Indian Super League table here on Sunday.The win brought an end to Kerala Blasters' eight-match unbeaten run and vaulted Mumbai City FC back to the top of the table, as they brought up a league record eight wins in a row.The visitors tried to keep pace with Mumbai City FC for the opening ten minutes of the game, but couldn't keep Mumbai City FC's relentless frontline at bay.In the fourth minute, Bipin Singh received a long ball from the back on the wings and played a one-two with Greg Stewart to break into the box. His shot was saved by Prabhsukhan Gill, but the deflection fell in the path of Jorge Diaz who swept the ball home for the first of his two goals.Some close tackles ensued ...
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Mumbai City FC thrash Odisha, regain top spot

Lallianzuala Chhangte struck a brace and set up another as Mumbai City FC defeated hosts Odisha FC 4-2 in a relentless second-half attack to extend their winning streak to seven matches in the Indian Super League here on Monday. The home side had a solid defensive start and Mumbai City failed to breach the resolute defence of goalkeeper Amrinder Singh in the first-half. But the Mizoram midfielder began the goal-spree when he opened the scoring in the 55th combining well with Jorge Diaz. Diego Maurcio equalised six minutes later but Mumbai returned stronger to score through Bipin Singh (68th). Chhangte set up substitute Alberto Noguera (86th) to make it 3-1 before he virtually killed the contest, completing his brace in 79th minute. Out of nowhere, Mauricio got into the act in the 90th m...
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Indian Super League: Hyderabad FC secure 6-1 win against NorthEast United FC | Football News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Hyderabad FC registered their fourth win on the trot with a 6-1 thrashing of NorthEast United FC in the Indian Super League here on Thursday.Javier Siverio bagged a brace, while Borja Herrera, Odei Onaindia and Joel Chianese were on target for the defending champions, with the final Hyderabad FC goal coming in the form of a Gaurav Bora own-goal.Four goals were scored in the first half and the first one came in the eighth minute via Siverio. Herrera whipped a corner in over the defence before Siverio side-footed a volley past Mirshad Michu from close range.Herrera turned from provider to scorer in the 24th minute when he cut in from the right flank before making his way past two NorthEast United FC defenders and getting his shot away. Michu got a glove to the ball but it snuck...
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ATK Mohun Bagan ends FC Goa’s three game unbeaten run

ATK Mohun Bagan snapped FC Goa’s three-match unbeaten run in the Indian Super League with a 2-1 win here on Wednesday. A first-half strike by Anwar Ali was not enough as goals by Dimitri Petratos and Hugo Boumous helped ATK Mohun Bagan reign supreme at the Saltlake Stadium here. Hosts ATK Mohun Bagan got things up and running soon after kick-off, creating their first big chance in the sixth minute itself. Dimitri Petratos pounced on a loose ball at the edge of the box and pulled the trigger, but missed the target with his attempt. Four minutes later, they were in the lead. Once again, it was Petratos who made the difference as he collected the ball from a throw-in, advanced through the right side and fired a shot into the near post after catching Goa shot-stopper Dheeraj Singh off his l...
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Indian Super League: Sandeep Singh’s late strike vaults Kerala Blasters into third place | Football News – Times of India

KOCHI: Kerala Blasters FC extended their unbeaten streak to seven games, moving up to third place after a late goal from Sandeep Singh earned them a 1-0 win over Odisha FC in the Indian Super League here on Monday.It was a game of two halves for the Blasters, who didn't find their rhythm in the first half but bounced back in the second half, with Sandeep Singh scoring the winning goal in the 86th minute.The hosts made one change that saw left-back Jessel Carneiro replace Nishu Kumar in the starting XI.The visitors made a couple of changes as Nandhakumar Sekar returned to the left flank after serving his suspension, while Victor Rodriguez came in to make his first start of the season -- Jerry Mawihmingthanga and Diego Mauricio dropped to the bench.KBFC nearly conceded in the third minute...
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Indian Super League: Hyderabad FC surge to second spot after clinical win against Chennaiyin FC | Football News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Hyderabad FC returned to winning ways after back-to-back defeats as they beat Chennaiyin FC 3-1 in the Indian Super League here on Saturday. Halicharan Narzary (65th minute), Chinglensana Singh (74th) and substitute Borja Herrera (85th) struck in the second half to push the defending champions back into second place. Petar Sliskovic (78th) scored the only goal for the home team. Chennaiyin FC made four changes that saw Gurmukh Singh, Vincy Barretto, Edwin Vanspaul and Abdenasser El Khayati coming in as Vafa Hakhamaneshi, Sajal Bag, Sourav Das and Jockson Dhas were left out. A couple of changes for the visitors saw Joel Chianese and Halicharan Narzary return to the lineup, as Borja Herrera was benched and Reagan Singh was not in the squad. Hyderabad FC almost got their noses in ...
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Indian Super League: FC Goa script first ever win against ATKMB to jump to third place | Football News – Times of India

MARGAO: After losing three and drawing one against ATK Mohun Bagan in all previous matches, FC Goa finally registered their first victory against the Mariners in the Indian Super League (ISL) here on Sunday. Aibanbha Dohling, Mohamed Fares Arnaout and Noah Wail Sadaoui were on target to spoil Juan Ferrando's return to Fatorda with a 3-0 win. FC Goa head coach Carlos Pena made two changes to the side that lost to Kerala Blasters FC last week. The injured Saviour Gama dropped out of the matchday squad as Marc Hernandez returned at the heart of defence, pushing Dohling to the left-back position. The other change raised a few eyebrows as Noah Wail Sadaoui was benched and Redeem Tlang started on the right flank. ATK Mohun Bagan FC made no changes to their starting lineup. The first half was ...
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ISL: Super-subs make impact for Chennaiyin FC in 3-1 win over Jamshedpur FC | Football News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Chennaiyin FC earned their first victory at home this season with a 3-1 win over Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) here on Saturday. Petar Sliskovic broke the deadlock in the first half before Ishan Pandita equalised in the final quarter. Substitutes Vincy Baretto and Abdenasser El Khayati struck late for the Marina Machans as Jamshedpur notched up three consecutive losses for the first time since the 2020-21 season. Both sides made four changes to their respective lineups. Anirudh Thapa, Rahim Ali and Jiteshwor Singh dropped out of the squad for the hosts, while El Khayati dropped to the bench. Vafa Hakhamaneshi returned in the heart of defence as Jockson Dhas, Sajal Bag, and Sourav Das were given their first starts. Daniel Chukwu, Laldinpuia Pachuau, and Laldinli...
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ISL: Pedro leads charge as Odisha FC stun East Bengal with second-half comeback | Football News – Times of India

KOLKATA: Odisha FC made a stunning second half comeback as they beat East Bengal 4-2 in their Indian Super League (ISL) match here on Friday. Half-time substitute Pedro Martin bagged a brace to restore parity three minutes after coming on. Jerry Mawihmingthanga and Nandhakumar Sekar wrapped up the three points later on. Thongkhosiem Haokip and Naorem Singh had put East Bengal 2-0 up in the first half. The hosts were forced to make one change to their starting XI as Pritam Singh replaced the injured Jerry Lalrinzuala and started his first match of the season. The visitors made two changes, dropping Denechandra Meitei and Mawihmingthanga to the bench as Narender Gahlot and Isaac Chhakchhuak started. Midway through the first half, Haokip broke the deadlock. Jordan O'Doherty's through ball ...
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ISL: Chennaiyin FC seal 1-0 win against East Bengal FC | Football News – Times of India

KOLKATA: Chennaiyin FC beat East Bengal 1-0 to notch up their second win over the same opponents this season in the Indian Super League here on Friday. Vafa Hakhamaneshi scored the only goal of the match in the 69th minute, not long before he was sent off. Both sides finished with ten men as East Bengal's Sarthak Golui was also sent off in the 75th minute. The hosts were unchanged as head coach Stephen Constantine fielded the same XI that started in the Kolkata Derby last week. Chennaiyin FC made just one change, with Debjit Majumder returning in goal after serving his suspension. The major concern for the visitors was the absence of Kwame Karikari from the squad due to an injury. Two minutes into the game, Jordan O'Doherty found himself in space inside the Chennaiyin box. His cross was...
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ISL: FC Goa celebrate first home match with 3-0 drubbing of Jamshedpur FC | Football News – Times of India

MARGAO: FC Goa's first home game of this Indian Super League (ISL) season was a joyous one as they defeated Jamshedpur FC 3-0 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Thursday. Iker Guarrotxena and Noah Wail Sadaoui scored inside the first 15 minutes, and Brison Fernandes struck in the 93rd minute to give FC Goa a win on their return home. Both sides made two changes to their starting eleven. The hosts welcomed Dheeraj Moirangthem back in goal, and Mohamed Fares Arnaout replaced Marc Hernandez in defence. The visitors also made a change in defence with Eli Sabia coming in to replace Pratik Chaudhari. Harry Sawyer dropped to the bench, and Jitendra Singh came into the midfield as Jamshedpur switched to a 4-2-3-1. A successful homecoming for @FCGoaOfficial 🧡🔥#FCGJFC #HeroISL #LetsFootball ...
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Jamshedpur FC clinch first win as NorthEast United FC remain rooted to bottom

Jamshedpur FC secured their first victory of the season after beating North East United 1-0 in the Indian Super League . Skipper Peter Hartley scored the only goal as NorthEast United recorded their worst ever start to an ISL season with their fourth consecutive loss. The hosts received a defensive boost as Hartley returned to the starting line-up and Eli Sabia dropped to the bench. An injury ruled midfielder Germanpreet Singh out of this game, and he was replaced by Farukh Choudhary. Full-time at the Furnace! #JFCNEU #NEUFC #StrongerAsOne #8States1United pic.twitter.com/tK2vgu3ee9 — NorthEast United FC (@NEUtdFC) October 30, 2022 Marco Balbul switched to a 5-man backline as he made five changes to the side that lost against East Bengal last week. Joe Zoherliana, Mashoor Shereef, and A...
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What to watch this weekend: Derby returns to Kolkata after two years while City hope to knock Arsenal off their perch

The biggest leagues of the world will see a lull in high voltage action with this week being one of those rare instances where there is an absence of so-called big matches. However, the biggest match of the week will be a lot closer to home as archrivals ATK Mohun Bagan take on East Bengal in the Kolkata derby in the Indian Super League on Saturday. Mohun Bagan vs East Bengal (7.30 PM) The Indian Super League will host its marquee clash on Saturday when ATK Mohun Bagan take on East Bengal at the iconic Salt Lake stadium. Considered one of the most famous derbies in the world, this match between the Mariners and their red and yellow counterparts has a long and storied history with tales of sporadic violence between their two groups of supporters have made headlines on countless occasion...
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ISL: Mumbai City continue unbeaten run with 2-0 win over Kerala Blasters | Football News – Times of India

KOCHI: Mumbai City FC continued their unbeaten streak with a 2-0 victory over Kerala Blasters in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Friday. First-half goals from Mehtab Singh and Jorge Diaz were enough to secure all three points for the Islanders. Kerala Blasters lost their third consecutive game after winning the ISL opener earlier this month. The hosts made two changes to the side that lost in Bhubaneswar last week. Ruivah Hormipam was replaced by Victor Mongil. Up front, Ivan Kaliuzhnyi dropped to the bench as Rahul Kannoly Praveen took his place in the starting line-up. Mumbai City made just one change to their line-up -- Diaz returned to the starting eleven as Alberto Noguera dropped to the bench. The Islanders took the lead after 21 minutes. The ...
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Indian Super League: Odisha FC beat Bengaluru FC, move to top | Football News – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha FC picked up their second consecutive win at home as they pipped Bengaluru FC 1-0 to move to the top of the Indian Super League (ISL) table with nine points, here on Thursday. Nandhakumar Sekar scored a belter in the 33rd minute, and it turned out to be the game's only goal. Josep Gombau made one change to the side that defeated Kerala Blasters. Raynier Fernandes replaced Isaac Chhakchhuak in the Odisha FC midfield. Simon Grayson changed the Blues' starting formation for the first time in the ISL this season. Alan Costa and Javier Hernandez were replaced by Leon Augustine and Roy Krishna as Bengaluru FC switched to a four-man defence. The hosts started on the front foot as BFC goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu quickly went down and denied Jerry Mawihmingthanga at the ...
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ISL: Jamshedpur neutralize Stewart threat to claim point against Mumbai City, Hyderabad extend unbeaten run | Football News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Mumbai City FC dominated possession but were held to a 1-1 draw by Jamshedpur FC in their Indian Super League match here on Saturday. Hosts Hyderabad FC remained unbeaten in the tournament after a narrow 1-0 victory over Bengaluru FC in Hyderabad in the second match of the day. Lallianzuala Chhangte put the hosts in front after eight minutes before Daniel Chukwu levelled the score four minutes later. Jamshedpur's star player from last season, Greg Stewart, was threatening in attack and made the assist for Mumbai's goal, but was neutralized by his former club for the rest of the game. In the opening stages of the game, both sides tested the waters in the final third. Jamshedpur FC won a corner in the second minute of the game, but Wellington Priori's ball was too high for any of ...
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Mumbai City FC look to build on home advantage against Jamshedpur

Mumbai City FC will look to build their home advantage against Jamshedpur FC on Saturday at the Mumbai Football Arena while Jamshedpur FC are in search of their first win this season in their Indian Super League (ISL) encounter. Both sides played Odisha FC in contrasting fixtures. Jamshedpur fell to late goals and lost, while Mumbai nabbed all three points and kept a clean sheet. With a draw and a win in the opening two matches, Mumbai City FC have gotten off to a decent start this season. The Islanders have scored five goals so far, four of which have come in the second half. A Saturday showdown awaits us at the Arena! 👊 मंडळी, तयार आहात ना? 💙#MCFCJFC #MumbaiCity #AamchiCity 🔵 pic.twitter.com/sWmlLcHDO6 — Mumbai City FC (@MumbaiCityFC) October 22, 2022 All eyes will be on Greg Stewart...
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East Bengal beat NorthEast United 3-1 in ISL

East Bengal snapped their winless run against NorthEast United in the Indian Super League (ISL) with a comfortable 3-1 victory at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Thursday. A first-half goal from Cleiton Silva (11th minute) and second-half strikes from Charis Kyriakou (53rd) and Jordan O’Doherty (84th) ensured the three points for East Bengal, before Matt Doherty’s consolation goal (90+2) opened NorthEast United’s goal account for the season. It took a while for the two teams to find their rhythm with the game’s first real chance coming in the 10th minute when Cleiton Silva smashed a volley from range at NorthEast United FC’s goal, but Silva didn’t have to wait long to get his goal. East Bengal took the lead a minute later after some diligent work from Mahesh Naorem Singh. Nor...