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Bengaluru FC 2-0 Shillong Lajong: 10-man Champions Make It Three In A Row

Bengaluru FC showed everyone why they are the I-League Champions after a deserved win over opponents Shillong Lajong despite playing an entire half with ten men. The Blues could have opened the scoring in the 1st minute of the game, but Robin Singh’s shot was deflected for a corner. The chance set up the game nicely for Bengaluru as they probed for an opening and finally took the lead in the 16th minute when Shankar Sampingiraj’s cross was headed home by an unmarked Robing Singh in the box. Bengaluru could have doubled their lead in the 30th minute when a corner caused all sorts of problems but the home team did all but score. The visitors were handed a lifeline when Curtis Osano was sent off in the 41st minute as he was the last man to make the challenge. Bengaluru’s goalkeeper Ralte spilled the subsequent free kick, buy Shillong fluffed their lines. Despite going down to 10 men, Bengaluru could have […] Read more »

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Bengaluru FC’s Joshua Walker Says I-League Football Is better Than What He Imagined

Bengaluru FC’s new midfielder Joshua Walker spoke to BBC Sport in a recent interview and revealed that India in general offered something different to the places where he had played his football, a factor that convinced him to join the I-League Champions. Walker, who joined from Conference side Gateshead, has been playing in a holding midfielder role thus far and has impressed for his side. Walker told BBC Inside Out, “India was somewhere I’d never even thought of going on holiday, let alone to play football. “The things I was being offered to stay in the United Kingdom, I thought, it’s time to try something new. It’s different, sights you see on the road and the street. You might find a few cats on the streets in England but here you see a load of cows just roaming the streets. Walker joined John Johnson at the club and the duo know each other after spending time together at the Middlesbrough academy. […] Read more »