Kerala Blasters will take on FC Goa in their fourth home match of the season at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi. Kerala Blasters who is coming home after a remarkable 3-0 away win against NorthEast United FC will be looking forward to replicating the same against FC Goa. In their prior game against Jamshedpur FC, the Gaurs also won by the margin of 3-0 and hence they will be eager to continue the winning run.
In the game against NorthEast United FC, Greek forward Dimitrios Diamantakos found his first goal of the season and Sahal Abdul Samad, who came in as a substitute, scored the brace to wrap the game. With six points from five games, Kerala Blasters is now placed in seventh position of the league table. FC Goa is in fourth position with nine points from four games.
Dimitrios Diamantakos finally found the nets with a classical number 9 finish against NorthEast United FC from Saurav’s pass across the face of goal. Sahal Abdul Samad who became the most capped player for Kerala Blasters in ISL with 77 games under his belt, scored a brace in the dying minutes of the game against the Highlanders. Sahal came in as the substitute but didn’t hesitate to show his abilities in front of goal and made his ‘milestone’ match a memorable one.
FC Goa is almost always a tough opponent for the Kerala Blasters. Out of 16 matches played between these two teams, the Gaurs have won nine times and have scored 40 goals, while the Kerala Blasters have won only three games and the remaining four ended up in stalemate. With 63 goals scored against each other, Kerala-Goa battle is one of the highest scoring fixture in the ISL.
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