Gaurav Krishnan


One take at a time

About The Author

Gaurav is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports and is a seasoned sports journalist with an impressive portfolio. Before joining the EssentiallySports team, he made significant contributions to platforms such as Caught Offside (UK) and Sportskeeda (IN). His experience in soccer journalism allows him to delve deeply into the nuances of the sport, uncovering the stories that make soccer more than just a game?a culture, a passion, a way of life. His writing is a blend of insightful analysis, engaging storytelling, and an unwavering dedication to the sport he loves. Whether he's reporting news, dissecting tactics, profiling legendary players, or capturing the essence of a thrilling matchday atmosphere, Gaurav's words have the power to transport readers to the heart of the action. A die-hard Chelsea fan since the Ranieri and Mourinho era, Gaurav has witnessed the London club's evolution through the past 20 seasons, from Roman Abramovich's takeover in 2003 through the highs and lows over the years. When he?s not writing for ES, he?s busy dissecting soccer games from tactics, to analysis & stats, which he brings to light with a dash of humor on X. As his bio on the platform suggests, he still believes that Luis Garcia?s ?phantom goal? didn?t cross the line.

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