SC East Bengal head coach Robbie Fowler said he was devastated after his team’s 0-3 defeat to Mumbai City in the Indian Super League (ISL) on Tuesday at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolim.
The result left SCEB bottom of the table after two games and a goal difference of minus five. “Positives [from the game]? Probably wasn’t more [than three goals]. We are a new team, who are learning. Lot of our players who can do better. But we are showing glimpses [of good football]. Defensive errors cost us. Players were dragged out of position and made some silly mistakes,” Fowler conceded in the post-match presentation.
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With the poor start to the season, the former Brisbane Roar coach recognises the difficult task at hand to move up the table. He also gave a damning assessment of the Indian players’ technical quality in his squad.
“I am devastated…