Sunil Chhetri: Where has the scoring boots gone?

Sunil Chhetri’s stunner three months ago against the then AFC Cup defending champions Johar Darul Tazim was the last time the Indian captain found the net.

It’s been 1 AFC cup final, 6 ISL games and two I league matches that Sunil Chhetri been part of since his last goal. The Indian International and leading Goal scorer of our national team has failed to find the net ever since.

Historic victory for blues

Chhetri’s struck a wonderful goal from outside the box

The 30 yard stunner at Kanteerava, three months ago in the second leg of AFC CUP semi-final had ensured a safe passage for the Bengaluru boys to final. But since then the Indian highest goal scorer has failed to find the net. While the frustration of missing goals in the Indian Super League was clearly visible and understandable considering he joined late and needed time to adjust. The crucial miss in the ISL -Semi final in a 1-on-1 situation might have hurt a bit, the trend seem to continue into the I-league now

Also Read:Expectations in probably the final season of I league

Although it is not the time for the alarm bells to start ringing as Bengaluru FC, his current venture, sits comfortably at the top. But for a team that has always been around success, it will be hard to keep him in the playing eleven despite his stature with the amount of strike force the current I league champions has. There is no doubt that the blues captain has been instrumental in many games but in the last few games he has failed to live up to his expectation.

Blues already have plenty of strike force with even CK Vineeth, who has been in prolific goal scoring form this season being benched in the first game and came has substitute for the second in the last 15 minutes turning the tide for his team with the goal. Along with him the Blues have Udanta Singh, Daniel Lalhlimpuia and Seminlen Doungel in the striking department, while new foreign import Roby Norales has also registered his name in the score sheet in his very first game.

Chhetri needs to step up now, with a congested football calendar and with harder opponents for BFC ahead, the blues will need their captain to find his scoring boots and get back into what he does best i.e. Scoring goals

Chedda Nagar FC set to conduct trials for MDFA Super Division

Chedda Nagar Football Fanatics will be conducting trials to reform their MDFA Super Division squad. Being established in 2011, Chedda Nagar is a renowned name in Mumbai football. The team…

Share

IDBI Bank to host trials for MDFA Super Division

With football resuming, IDBI Bank will be conducting trials for the upcoming MDFA Season. The team will participate in the Super Division and will be seen conducting their first round…

Share

Madanpura FA, Sara FA to host trials for the upcoming MDFA season

Sara Football Academy and Madanpura FA to host trials for MDFA Super division & 2nd division and 3rd division respectively on the 19th and 21st of November simultaneously. Sara FA…

Share

FC Hydra to hold trials for women footballers in Bengaluru

FC Hydra will be holding trials for women footballers for the upcoming BDFA A division Women’s league. The club is based out of Bengaluru. FC Hydra will be holding trials…

Share

NLWS FC to hold trials for MDFA 3rd division

NLWS FC is club based in Dadar who have registered themselves in the MDFA 3rd division for the 2020-21 season. The club will be holding trials for the same. Mauli…

Share

The Oranje FC to host trials for MDFA Elite Division

The Oranje FC will be hosting trials for the upcoming MDFA 2020-21 season this November. The club will be participating in the MDFA Elite division this season. Established in 2017,…

Share

Sporting Options FC to hold trials for MDFA 2nd Division

Sporting Options Football Club will be hosting trials for the upcoming 2020-21 football season. The team is currently playing in the MDFA 2nd division. Sporting Options FC was established in…

Share

MDFA 1st Division side Madanpura Sports Club soon to host trials

With football gradually returning, Mumbai based Madanpura Sports Club are slated to conduct trials for the upcoming season. Madanpura Sports Club is the Junior team of Bombay Muslims SC, who…

Share

Feugo Tormento FC to host trials for MDFA 1st Division

Newly promoted Feugo Tormento FC are set to revamp their squad for the 2020-21 MDFA 1st Division tournament. After a rampant past season, Feugo Tormento was promoted to the 1st…

Share

Regal FC trials postponed to April

Mumbai based MDFA 3rd Division side Regal FC has postponed their upcoming trials to a new tentative date in April, amidst the Corona Virus outbreak Regal football Club had earlier announced…

Share