Kerala Blasters (KBFC) defeated Atletico De Kolkata (ATK) in the opening game of Indian Super League (ISL), 2019. The game was held on Oct 20, 2019, at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi. ATK team are two-time champions and before this match, they seemed to be the favourite considering their strong side. However, two-time runner-up Kerala Blasters shocked everyone as they defeated ATK by 2-1 in the opening game. Meanwhile, let us see how Twitterati lauds Kerala Blasters on their victory against Atletico De Kolkata in the opening football game of ISL Season 6. Indian Super League 2019-20 Points Table Updated: Kerala Blasters Beat ATK, Lead Team Standings in ISL Season 6 League Phase.
Kolkata’s Carl McHugh scored the first goal of the game to give his team a lead in the sixth minute of the match. Kerala Blasters responded well and planned good strategy after that as Bartholomew Ogbeche scored a goal in the penalty opportunity. With the game heading towards half time, Ogbeche made a good strike to give his team a 2-1 lead. The second half was not that interesting, there were opportunities for ATK, but they missed many chances and in the end it was a comfortable victory for Kerala Blasters.
Sandesh Jhingan Missed By Kerala Fans
They've got his back! 😍
— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) October 20, 2019
Bartholomew is Indeed the Hero of the Match
— Kerala Blasters Army (@blasters_army) October 20, 2019
Fans Want Kerala Blasters To Win The Trophy
Kerala blasters💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛 We want the TROPHY 🥇🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🏆🏆🏆💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛
— Kasinath (@Kasinat38181882) October 20, 2019
Ogbeche Behind Kerala Blasters Victory
— Eze Paul Chidiebere (@Kingpaullo) October 20, 2019
Perfect Start to ISL Season 6
— Abi (@Abiiii_07) October 20, 2019
Kerala Blasters Rose Like a Phoenix
— Manjappada (@kbfc_manjappada) October 20, 2019
Kerala Blasters now has earned three points with their victory. The Nigerian footballer Bartholomew Ogbeche was awarded player of the match for scoring two goals. Kerala Blasters ended on the 9th position in the previous season, they will now indeed look forward to making an impact this year after getting such a good start in this tournament.