Onto the mundane part of my final season here in Kazakhstan: the Relegation Stage. Goal: To avoid relegation as always. And to keep things short, here's how we did. We pretty much secure survival with 5 games left to play but by then, our star striker, Patrick, decided to go into a rough patch of … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #39 – I’m Sick of Your Threats, Relegation
As mentioned from the previous post, the next match was against Astana in the Quarter-Finals of the Kazakhstan Cup. It did came at a cost as Boskovic, who had just came back from injury, fractured his wrist just before half-time, and Lyubenov, our second striker, received a minor injury. Sadly, our dream run might be … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #38 – Halfway There + Transfers ?
Back to league action, we started May with a narrow loss against Shakhter before holding Altay to a goalless draw. We then won agaisnt Zhetsyu thanks to a goal from the resurgent Patrick. We then draw 1-1 against Ordabasy, who I considered to be the stronger team. Just before we face Astana, our talisman, Sai, … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #37 – May
In this video, we go up against another of the big guns, FK Kairat before facing a second-division side in the first round of the Kazakhstan Cup!
If you haven't seen the latest video post, click here. After a disappointing loss to FK Aktobe, I was worried that the rest of the season would be pretty much the same as the last. Somehow we managed to go on an unbeaten streak, although we drew most of the matches. Yes, including FK Astana, … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #36 – Draws