ArticlesClub NewsMATCH PREVIEW: KERALA BLASTERS FC VS FC GOA

January 2, 2022by KBFC Media
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TEAM NEWS.

Kerala Blasters FC will host FC Goa on January 2nd 2022 at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in what will be the first match of 2022 for both the sides. In the last match, Kerala Blasters and Jamshedpur FC shared the spoils and the result meant Kerala Blasters are now fifth in the table with 13 points from eight matches. The men in yellow are also now unbeaten in seven matches straight and have the highest number of clean sheets in the league. Manipuri winger Seityasen Singh went on a loan deal till the end of the season with Hyderabad FC.

KEY PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR

Sahal Abdul Samad was the lone goal scorer for Blasters in the last game against Jamshedpur FC and is on terrific form this season banging back-to-back goals. He is also the second Indian goalscorer of the league with four to his name.

Alvaro Vazquez
The Spanish attacker has been proven vital for the Kerala Blasters attack this season and has netted 3 goals so far. His pair up with Sahal brought in the crucial goal against Jamshedpur and looks deadly.

HEAD TO HEAD
Kerala Blasters won three times in their past 14 meetings with visitors. In the last match when they met, a 10-man FC Goa was held by a resurgent Kerala Blasters to a 1-1 draw. It was the Guars who took the lead in the 25th minute of the match as Jorge Ortiz scored from a free-kick. Kerala Equalised in the second half after Rahul KP drove in from behind to head home the ball past Naveen Kumar.

WHERE TO WATCH
Streaming: Disney+Hotstar, Jio TV, Asianet Plus, and the Star Sports network.
Updates are also available on the clubs’ Twitter handle

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