After cricket, football has the highest fan base in India. Not only national teams but many international teams attract a large number of the Indian audience. Football players as well have a high number of fan following on social media. Footballers like Sunil Chhetri, Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo have become an inspiration for the youth.
At present, the most popular football leagues are Indian Super League, English Premier League, La Liga and UEFA Champions League. If you too are a fan of football, then here is a list of all the exciting upcoming football matches in November.
Indian Super League: Jamshedpur FC vs. Chennaiyin FC on 24 November, 7:30 pm IST
The ISL next match is between Jamshedpur FC and Chennaiyin FC. Two of the best team members of Chennaiyin FC- Owen Coyle and Nerijus Valskis switched to Jamshedpur FC this season. While Owen with his outstanding strategy guided the team to the ISL final, Nerijus Valskis showcased his attacking talent and bagged the Golden Boot Award.
Will Jamshedpur FC still be winners after losing its 2 star team members to Chennaiyin FC? Watch the game to find out!
UEFA Champions League: Inter Milan vs. Real Madrid on 26 November, 1:30 am IST
This is the first time after September 1998 that Inter Milan is hosting a match against Real Madrid. Real Madrid bagged victory in eight out of the nine UEFA Champions League matches against their Italian opponents. However, in this season Real Madrid failed to win both of their opening games and Inter Milan have drawn one of their opening games. Real Madrid in the last 10 minutes of the previous game managed to score a goal breaking the tie score 2-2.
Will they be able to hold their winning position in this match?
Indian Super League: Mumbai City FC vs FC Goa on 25 November, 7:30 pm IST
FC Goa are the highest goalscorers with 205 goals since the beginning of Indian Super League in 2014. Juan Fernando’s Goa FC is hoping for a positive start against Mumbai in the race to win the ISL cup. Sergio Lobera, now the manager of Mumbai-city brought with him four members of Goa’s Hero ISL League Winners Shield team - Mandar Rao Dessai, Hugo Boumous, Mourtada Fall and Ahmed Jahouh. Lobera with his new team Mumbai is all set to win the ISL cup having failed in the last three seasons with Gaurs. This surely will be one interesting ISL next match.
UEFA Champions League: Liverpool vs. Atlanta on 26 November, 1:30 am IST
We are surely excited about this football next match. Liverpool won 5 out of 6 games this season while Atlanta won 2 out of 6 games. In the previous game of Liverpool vs Atlanta, the former gloriously won with 5 goals and Atlanta lost at 0. Liverpool is still in tough waters considering defence, as Atlanta has become Europe’s one of the reputed goalscorers under the guidance of Gian Piero Gasperini.
Can Atlanta make a comeback in the game with a win in the next match?
Indian Super League: SC East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan: Nov 27, 7:30 PM IST
We guarantee you; this upcoming football match will keep you at the edge of your seat. The two teams have never played against each other in the ISL but have had over 300 meetings amongst them since Kolkata Derby in 1925. In January 2020, Mohun Bagan beat East Bengal with 2-1 in the I-League marking their only meet of 2020. ATK Mohun Bagan is trophy holders of both the ISL and I-League. Chances are, they will be an outright favourite of the audience against SC East Bengal coached by former Liverpool and England star Robbie Fowler. The question is will the international players of SC East Bengal Aaron Amadi-Holloway, Anthony Pilkington and Danny Fox teamed up with the former Bagan stars Jeje Lalpekhlua and Balwant Singh give a kickstart to East Bengal in their ISL journey this year? The audience will see Lalpekhlua of SC East Bengal and Pronay Halder of ATK Mohun Bagan playing against each other in this match. Not only they are familiar with each other’s game but have also teamed up for Indian Arrows, Dempo SC, Mohun Bagan and India. It is safe to say that this will be one of the matches you will not be willing to miss out on.
Indian Super League: Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters FC on 29 November, 7:30 pm IST
The Southern teams Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters FC have been involved in some exciting rivalry and competition over the years and their first encounter in ISL 2020-21 will be no different. Both the teams come into ISL this year with new faces in their coaching staff as well as players. Playing against each other in the second round of the upcoming season, both teams will be looking forward to ending the month on a high note and strengthen their position in the top four. Chennaiyin FC has the upper hand with 6 wins in 14 games but Kerala Blasters FC will give their best game against the two-time champions in hopes of securing a position in the top four for the first time since 2016