Struggling Kerala Blasters will take on FC Goa in match 29 of the Indian Super League 2019-20. The match will be played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi. Kerala Blasters are on a downward spiral as the Kochi based club has not been able to register a win since the opening day of the competition when the defeated ATK. The teams have met each other 10 times in ISL over five seasons and Goa have dominated the fixture with seven wins while Kerala have won thrice. In head-to-head record between the teams in the last five encounters, Goa have four victories with Kerala winning just once. Kerala Blasters FC Vs FC Goa - Live Football Score.
Kerala will be eager to stop this winless run when Goa come to visit. Both teams had to face defeat in their last match as Kerala were defeated by Bengaluru and Goa fell short against Jamshedpur. The absence of Sandesh Jhingan is surely felt by the home side as they have kept just one clean sheet this season. Mario Arques has not started a game for Kerala and looks a long way away from action. FC Goa will be without the services of Hugo Boumus and Seimenlen Doungel as they are suspended by AIFF. Ferran Corominas will also miss this match due to injury so youngster Manvir Singh has to step up in the Spaniard’s absence. Before this match, we take a look at the results of the last 5 encounters between the two teams. FCG vs KBFC Dream11 Prediction in ISL 2019–20: Tips to Pick Best Team for FC Goa vs Kerala Blasters FC, Indian Super League 6 Football Match.
FC Goa vs Kerala Blasters – February 18, 2019 – Goa Won 3-0
Goa dominated the match from the get-go as Coro opened the scoring for the home side after 22 minutes and Edu Bedia doubled their lead three minutes later. Hugo Boumous secured the three points as he scored ten minutes from time.
Kerala Blasters vs FC Goa – November 11, 2018 – Goa Won 3-1
Another match between the teams that Goa dominated. The Gaurs had a total of 17 shots to Kerala’s nine and made them count as they scored three goals. Ferran Coromins bagged a brace while Manvir Singh scored the other goal. Nikola got the home side on the score sheet in injury time but it was a mere consolation goal.
Kerala Blasters vs FC Goa – January 21, 2018 – Goa Won 2-1
Goa once again started the match in the front foot as Ferran Corominas scored in the seventh minute for the away side. CK Vineeth got Kerala back on level terms on the 29th minute. The match was headed for a draw but Edu Bedia had different plans as the Spaniard scored in the final minutes to give Goa a crucial win.
FC Goa vs Kerala Blasters – December 9, 2017 – Goa Won 5-2
The first half ended on 2-2 as Mark Sifenos and Jackichand Singh scored on either side of Manuel Bruno’s brace to end the half on level terms. Goa ran away in the second half as a Ferran Corominas hat-trick handed them an easy win.
Kerala Blasters vs FC Goa – November 8, 2016 – Kerala Won 2-1
Kerala’s only win in the last five encounters came in this fixture. Goa started on the front foot with Rafael Luiz scoring inside ten minutes but Belfort equalized for the home side right after half time. The match was inching closer towards a draw when CK Vineeth scored nine minutes into the second half injury tome give Kerala an important win.
Goa have scored 13 goals in their last four games against Kerala and will be looking for something similar this time out but it will be a difficult task without their talisman Corominas. Kerala will be hoping that they can make the home advantage count and get a crucial victory in this match. FC Goa are fifth in the points table while Kerala Blasters are in the ninth position.