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Kerala Blasters will square off against Jamshedpur FC at JRD Tata Sports stadium, Jamshedpur. KBFC is coming for the second consecutive away game after a hiatus of about 2 weeks.
With an away win against Hyderabad FC in the last match, KBFC has won 3 games in a row which has never happened in the club’s history. Dimitrios’s solitary goal made the difference in Gachibowli stadium. On the other hand, reigning league winners JFC is approaching this match after a 4-match winless streak and both the teams will be looking forward to gathering maximum points out of this game.KBFC is in fifth position of the table with 12 points from 7 games whereas JFC is in 10th position with 4 points from the same number of games.
In 12 meetings between these two sides Jamshedpur has won 3 times and KBFC has won 2 times. 7 matches ended in stalemate. Jamshedpur still remains unbeaten against KBFC at their home and KBFC will be eager to break this record. Out of the 12 games, the men of steel have found nets 17 times and KBFC did it 12 times.
PLAYERS TO WATCHOUT
Dimitrios Diamantakos, who has scored in his 3 consecutive games, has risen up to the level from an initial phase of struggle. The Greek forward will be eyeingfor more goals to increase his tally.Marko Leskovic stood calm yet strong against Hyderabad’s relentless attack during the second half particularly in the dying minutes of the game. He was cool and composed and led the backline to earn a well deserved clean sheet and 3 points.Sandeep Singh had a good outing against defending champions HFC at their home. The right wing-back was crucial in game and was able to hold HFC’s attack through that flank to a certain extent. He, alongside Rahul KP gave their all to keep the score 1-0 up for Blasters.
WHERE TO WATCH
The live streaming of the game between Jamshedpur FC vs Kerala Blasters FC will be available on Star Sports network, Disney+ Hotstar, Jio TV and Asianet plus. Live updates will be available through the club’s official Twitter account also.