Coach Juan Ferrando, captain Edu Bedia are among six foreigners leaving ahead of Goa's last ACL match.
Persepolis breezed to their fourth-straight win and earned a berth in the knockout rounds of the Asian Champions League.
Goa took to the pitch with eight changes, but nerves at the back cost them the match.
Iran's Persepolis took a step toward booking a place in the knockout rounds of the AFC Champions League with a win over tournament debutants FC Goa.
Goa suffered their first defeat of the AFC Champions League campaign against last season's runners-up
FC Goa continued their impressive start in the ACL, holding Al Wahda 0-0 in their second game.
Far from diluting the competition pool, the new teams in the expanded AFC Champions League showed they can match up against the tournament's best.
Goa showed they are no pushovers with a hard-fought draw vs a superior opponent on their ACL debut.
Tractor FC struck late to salvage a 3-3 draw against Pakhtakor Tashkent after all six goals were scored in the second half.
Goa put on a defensive masterclass to hold Al Rayyan to a goalless draw.
Goa conceded a 89th minute goal after having taken the lead in as early as the third minute.
Here's what to expect as FC Goa become the first Indian side to compete in the ACL group stages.
Ahead of the start of West Zone action in AFC Champions League 2021, we look at the five major talkings points from Asia's premier club competition.
The two finalists make the bulk of the team, but who else makes the cut?
After 210 minutes of drama spread over three days, Goa and Mumbai gave us a fitting finale.
Rowllin Borges scored the winning penalty after aggregate scores remained tied after extra time in second leg.
The fear of Mourtada Fall, ISL's most terrifying defender, was Goa's undoing vs Mumbai.
Goa squandered the lead twice as goals from Boumous and Fall helped Mumbai earn a 2-2 draw.
Here are the keys for underdogs Goa to stop the Mumbai juggernaut in the semis.
With the ISL league stage over, we take a look at how each team has performed this season.
PLUS: Odisha finish in style and Hyderabad win everyone's heart in this week's ISL musings.
A dramatic final day saw Mumbai and Goa get the job done.
Dheeraj Singh's late heroics helped Goa hold on to a 0-0 draw.
Hyderabad FC need a win, FC Goa need just a draw. Who will qualify to the playoffs of ISL 2020-21?
PLUS: Jamshedpur show encouraging signs and Chennaiyin's playoff hopes come to a disappointing end.