The Full Time Show
Summary: A football special podcast from Sportstar - The Hindu where we discuss the biggest games of the season from the Indian Super League.
Coming off a shock exit from the AFC Cup, it's time for Bengaluru FC to focus on the most important domestic conquest there is - the ISL. Pitted against it is Habas' ATK which has also seen a slight slump in the graph after an explosive start to its campaign. After a thrilling start to the playoffs by Chennaiyin FC, will this game also keep fans at the edge of their seats? Aashin Prasad finds out as he previews the clash. Follow our live coverage of the game and all the updates from the playoffs of the Indian Super League at www.sportstar.thehindu.com
After dangerously staring at the bottom of the table, Chennaiyin FC under Owen Coyle has completed a remarkable turnaround to find itself giving teams enjoying a good run in the tournament a big scare. Coyle's boys will take on FC Goa, a side that comes in without Sergio Lobera, in the first leg of the first semifinal of this edition of the League. Anirudh Velamuri and Manasi Pathak discuss what's at stake ahead of the big-ticket clash. For Sportstar's complete coverage of the game, make sure you join us on the live blog at 7pm on 29th February.
Aridane Santana powered Odisha FC to a 2-1 win over Jamshedpur FC. A disappointingly porous Odisha backline saw all four defenders and the keeper earning yellows and if not for a weak Jamshedpur attack, it may have found itself on the wrong side of the result. Lavanya analyses the game in this episode of The Full Time Show
A goal-fest, a post-match brawl, cards flying everywhere and a thriller of a win - ingredients that made up FC Goa's 4-3 win over Chennaiyin FC at the latter's lair. Aashin and Samar analyze the high-octane high-drama encounter in this episode of The Full Time Show.
Merry Christmas to all our listeners! Christmas Day in the Indian Super League did not see fireworks as such but ATK showed the defending champion who is boss, sneaking a 1-0 win over Bengaluru at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. Shivansh and Lavanya sit down to assess the fault lines for both teams on this episode of The Full Time Show.
Scoro is back, amassing goals as the matches go by. A 3-0 win against Odisha FC will leave FC Goa smiling ahead of Christmas but the larger concerns for Odisha and, for that matter, Goa remain necessary to address. Manasi and Lavanya discuss the ups and downs of this game, with a few distractions from the holiday vibes coming in the way, on this episode of The Full Time Show.
We wouldn't blame you for thinking this could have been an easy game for ATK to win. Three easy points. However, as Dominic points out in the review of the tie between Hyderabad FC and ATK, Bobo's exploits and the host's performance, on the whole, was worthy of a win, a win stolen at the last moment by Roy Krishna's theatrics, forcing the teams to settle for a 2-2 draw. We bring you the biggest talking points from the game on this episode of The Full Time Show.
A memorable game for Chennaiyin FC - which saw Owen Coyle's boys return to winning ways with a win against Kerala Blasters - will, unfortunately, be remembered for the most high-profile umpiring howler yet. Aashin and Lavanya discuss a frustrating game, its repercussions and the positives in between on this episode of The Full Time Show.
Steel yields after all. The Islanders handed Jamshedpur FC its first loss at home this season, winning the game 2-1. From what went right for Mumbai City FC to what went wrong for Jamshedpur, here's Shivansh with the review of this ISL tie on this episode of The Full Time Show.
NorthEast United FC now stands winless in four games in the Indian Super League after Bengaluru FC managed a 2-0 win over the host in Guwahati. From decoding the goals to picking out the larger concerns for both sides, Lavanya reviews the game on this episode of The Full Time Show.
Subhasish Bose scored his first-ever goal in the Indian Super League while Bengaluru failed to score a single goal in open goal as it fell back to a 2-3 defeat against Mumbai City FC in its home ground. This breaks an impressive unbeaten home streak for the defending champion. Manasi and Lavanya review this game on this episode of The Full Time Show.
With two of the Indian Super League's most aggressive teams facing off, fireworks were expected. The game was even termed as ISL's very own Clasico, but call it an anti-climax if you will - the game saw just three goals with Goa walking away with a win and three points. With Coro back in the mix, a quiet game, unusual from both these teams, saw a new team sit pretty at the summit. Manasi and Lavanya review the clash in this episode of The Full Time Show.
It was a story of two halves, with Jamshedpur looking like it would walk away with an easy win but Kerala Blasters finding the nerve to fight back and restricting the side to a draw. Shivansh Gupta takes you through the paces of the game in this episode of The Full Time Show.
Xisco starred for Odisha FC that saw three maiden goals for two players on the Odisha and one on Hyderabad's end. The latter tried well to keep up with the pace of the host but could not get the better of the former, conceding three points as a result. Manasi and Lavanya dissect the game in this episode of The Full Time Show.
THAT WAS A HANDBALL - this is the sentence anyone who has seen the Jamshedpur FC vs Chennaiyin FC game will walk away from the game saying. Valskis came good for the visitor, on new gaffer Owen Coyle's ISL debut but a freak ball from Isaac that deflected off Farukh Choudhary's arm was adjudged a goal and helped Odisha equalize, forcing both sides to share the spoils. Aashin, Anirudh and Lavanya analyze the game on this episode of The Full Time Show.