Iain Hume got himself among the goals and how – scoring a hat-trick against Delhi Dynamos FC, and netting the winner against Mumbai City FC. Bruno Pinheiro put in a solid shift in defence for FC Goa, while Mailson Alves continued his splendid form in Chennai’s backline. Elsewhere, Zequinha starred in ATK’s win over NorthEast United FC scoring a sensational volley that bagged the defending champions the three points. Lallianzuala Chhangte found the back of the net and was a constant threat to the Bengaluru FC defence in a performance that showcased his immense talent.
With 6 goals in as many games - including his first Hero ISL hat-trick - Iain Hume has been a menace for Mumbai City FC.
Iain Hume scored, took a blow, returned again to slot two more and completed his 3rd #HeroISL hat-trick against Delhi Dynamos.
Edu Bedia hit the ground running straight away in a delayed game playing a pivotal role for FC Goa against ATK while Marcelinho continued his good form against Kerala Blasters with a neat finish. Izu Azuka's brace brought the house down in Jamshedpur helping them secure a point against Mumbai City FC. Marcinho netted the first home goal for NorthEast United, Jeje stood out against the Dynamos while Juanan's strong presence helped Bengaluru FC return to the top of the table.
These were our Heroes from an electrifying first Week of 2018.
Kerala Blasters' Mark Sifneos etched his name into the Hero ISL record books by slotting an instrumental goal number 100 of the season against FC Pune City!
The end of 2017 will give birth to a new rivalry on the pitch and in the stands! With former players on either side, Kerala Blasters vs Bengaluru FC is one of the most highly-anticipated games in the Hero Indian Super League.
Miku’s brace swung the big derby in Bengaluru FC’s favour while Jeje Lalpekhlua was on the mark against Jamshedpur as he scored the winner. Everton Santos was rewarded with a goal and a Mumbai City FC win over Delhi for his relentless and effective running. Marcelo Pereira was marvellous with a hat-trick to stun the Highlanders at home. These 4 are our Heroes of the Week.
Attackers - Robbie Keane & Balwant Singh were on target! Shot stoppers - Subrata Paul & Karanjit Singh were instrumental between the sticks! Midfield enforcer - Adil Khan ran the show from the center of the park!
These are our Heroes of Week 6.
They have a telepathic understanding that's been the driving force behind the FC Goa juggernaut! With 13 goals between them from the first 5 matches, there is no stopping the dynamic duo of Ferran Corominas and Manuel Lanzarote.
Sunil Chhetri and Jeje Lalpekhlua netted one each against each other on the same day but Balwant Singh's excellent brace against NorthEast United FC propelled him to the top spot among Indian goal scorers in Hero ISL 2017-18.
In a week that saw pulsating action, it was these 5 players that stood out for their inspiring performances for their clubs. Wes Brown's impressive debut, Lanzarote's dominance, Mailson Alves' resolute defending, Miku's double, and Zequinha's fine assist. These are our Heroes of the Week.
Bengaluru FC's lethal striker Miku has been setting the Hero ISL alight, with 6 goals to his name. Miku started off slowly but found his rhythm as the season grew. With the league wide open, Bengaluru FC will hope for their trump card to continue in the same vein.
FC Goa's Ferran Corominas' second consecutive hat-trick puts him ahead of the pack, but with Bengaluru FC's Miku and FC Pune City's Emiliano Alfaro in sublime form, the race for the Golden Boot is heating up!
Irresistible performances from these Hero ISL stars captured the imagination of the nation! Jeje scored his first two goals of the new season, while Manuel Lanzarote scored two himself and Ferran Coromonas bagged his second successive hat-trick. Izu Azuka went down in history as Jamshedpur FC’s first goal-scorer in the Hero ISL and Miku was once again on target, as his goal proved to be the winner for Bengaluru FC against NorthEast United FC.
A game that had it all! With end-to-end action that saw the first hat-trick of the new season scored, FC Goa vs Bengaluru FC had us on the edge of our seats and will go down as one of the finest games in Hero ISL history.
Lallianzuala Chhangte bolted past the defenders on the field to score his first goal of the campaign! The lightening quick attacker left everyone behind him with his blistering pace and finished beautifully to notch his maiden Hero ISL goal.
Balwant Singh bagged two in two while Henrique Sereno put in a real captain’s shift with a winning goal for Chennaiyin FC who stayed near the top of the table. Emiliano Alfaro’s brace gave FC Pune City a memorable comeback win over Mumbai City FC in the Maharashtra derby. Ferran Corominas netted a hat-trick for FC Goa, who won a thriller against leaders Bengaluru FC and Halicharan Narzary shone brightly on the left flank for NorthEast United FC in their first win of the season.
A landmark moment in the Hero ISL history came through NorthEast United FC striker Danilo’s finish. The tall Brazilian pounced on an error by Albino Gomes to slot home the second of the night for the Highlanders. Danilo’s finish marked the 500th goal in Hero ISL history.
Raphael Augusto drove Chennaiyin FC to their first win of the season and was influential in two goals for the 2015 Hero ISL champions. While Erik Paartalu’s dominating performances for Bengaluru FC were capped off with three goals for this season’s debutants. Marcelinho produced the Brazilian magic for his new team FC Pune City that we all know he’s capable of and Everton Santos’ persistence engineered the first win of the season for Mumbai City FC. In goal, Kerala Blasters’ Paul Rachubka produced moments of magic to keep Jamshedpur FC at bay including an unbelievable save of Kervens Belfort’s header in the dying minutes of the match.
At the tender age of 20, Lallianzuala Chhangte announced himself on the Hero ISL stage with a goal and an assist against FC Pune City. The young attacker set-up the Dynamos' first goal of the season with an inviting cross, while his second goal saw him dart past the home side's defence and finish with a little dink over the keeper. Chhangte's tremendous display against the Stallions only added to his burgeoning reputation.
Spanish attacker Ferran Corominas registered his name into record books by netting the first goal of the new season for FC Goa against the home-side Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai.
There’s plenty of rivalry between Kerala Blasters and ATK. With both sides clashing in Hero ISL 2016 final and ATK coming out on top, this was a game that Blasters would try to settle the score in. We’re picking up right from where we left off in 2016, with a blockbuster start to the biggest season yet.
Ten clubs from all over the country come together for the biggest Hero Indian Super League season yet! ATK, Bengaluru FC, Chennaiyin FC, FC Goa, FC Pune City, Delhi Dynamos FC, Mumbai City FC, Kerala Blasters FC, Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC fight for ultimate glory.