Kerala Blasters FC will play their second away game of this ISL season against East Bengal FC at Kolkata’s Saltlake Stadium later this evening, in what will be the team’s second away match for the current ISL season.
After five games in this year’s Indian Super League, the Kerala Blasters find themselves among the swift movers in the points table with 10 points thus far, and a win tonight will take the team to the top of the ISL points table.
The Kerala Blasters approach the game with a lot of confidence after coming back from behind to clutch three points against Odisha FC in their last game in Kochi, whereas East Bengal FC would be looking forward to making the most of their home turf advantage leading into this fixture.
Kerala Blasters FC and East Bengal FC have a neck-to-neck record with very little to separate both sides in terms overall record while playing against each other.
The Kerala Blasters will be going into the fixture against the Torchbearers with a few key players missing out due to injury, with the ever-dependable midfield star Jeakson Singh becoming the latest to officially join the injury list.
Kerala Blasters’ skipper Adrian Luna has been doing the bulk of the heavy lifting for the team, with his three goals so far in the season proving vital in Kerala Blasters securing their three victories so far.
However the Greek marksman Dimitrios Diamantakos has started to hit his straps as the season has progressed, his ability to score consistently would be important for the Kerala Blasters to mount their challenge later this evening.
Live ISL action this evening will kick off at 8pm available on Sports 18 and Jio Cinema, with Malayalam coverage on Jio Cinema, Surya Movies and News 18 Kerala.