Familiar Foes, FAMILIAR FIGHT
Kerala Blasters will be taking on Bengaluru FC in the fiery Southern Rivalry at JLN stadium, Kochi. This mouth-watering clash will see both the teams facing each other for the eleventh time.KBFC is coming to this game after registering their fourth win in a row. The men in yellow defeated Jamshedpur FC for a solitary goal from Diamantakos. On the other hand, BFC previously faced a narrow defeat against ATKMB for 1-0.Blasters is standing in the 5th position of the league table with 5 wins out of 8 games. Bengaluru FC have 2 wins in 8 games and they are standing at the 9th position.
HEAD TO HEAD
Bengaluru FC have an edge over KBFC as they have won 6 games and KBFC grabbed all three points against them 2 times. Other 3 games ended in a stalemate. KBFC-BFC clashes always offer goals and the fans will be waiting to witness this raging fight.
KEY PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT
Dimitrios Diamantakos scored in the fourth consecutive game from Luna’s free-kick against JFC. He is a constant threat up front and he has an optimal work rate to help the team when in need.Adrian Luna continues to be pivotal for the Blasters. Last game he was orchestrating the attack of KBFC and also provided an assist to Dimi with a looping free-kick.Marko Leskovic is the solid presence in KBFC’s defense. He is a leader from the back and has kept back-to-back clean sheets. He also grabbed the hero of the match in the last game.
WHERE TO WATCH
Catch it live on Disney+Hotstar, Jio TV, Asianet Plus, and the Star Sports network.Updates are also available on the club’s Twitter handle