After a tremendous win against Chennaiyin FC, Kerala Blasters will lock horns with Mumbai City FC today at Tilak Maidan. Jorge Diaz scored a brace in the space of three minutes in the second-half to help Kerala Blasters beat Chennaiyin FC 3-0 and keep our semi-finals hopes alive. Kerala Blasters are currently at fifth position in the table, having 30 points from 18 league games while Des Buckingham’s side are fourth with 31 points. The Islanders defeated FC Goa in their last match. This will be a crucial match for both teams to secure their playoff spot. Mumbai City and KBFC will now need four points from the next two matches.
KEY PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR
The Indian youngster started for Kerala Blasters against Chennaiyin FC for the first time after his injury. He seems to be very confident after his injury. He has made a good combination with Leškovic in the defensive line. He made eight successful tackles in the last match.
The promising Indian player had one of his finest games against Chennaiyin FC. Moreover he was awarded the hero of the match in the previous game.
HEAD TO HEAD
In the reverse fixture Kerala Blasters had a win over Mumbai City FC. Sahal Abdul Samad, Alvaro Vazquez and Jorge Pereyra Diaz were the goalscorers for KBFC. Now Mumbai City FC is standing in fourth position with 31 points. This match will be crucial for both teams inorder to make it into the playoffs.
WHERE TO WATCH.
Streaming: Disney+Hotstar, Jio TV, Asianet Plus, and Star Sports network.
Updates are also available on the clubs’ Twitter handle.