VIL 2 - VAL 0 | Villarreal vs Valladolid - Live Football Score, Match 42 - Summary
Spain LaLiga 19/20Date: Sep 21, 2019 Start Time: 22:00 IST
Venue: Estadio de la Cerámica
Indian Super League is one of the two football leagues in India along with I-League. Its inaugural edition was held in the year 2014. Five years down the line, Indian Super League has flourished to cement its place in the cricket-obsessed nation like India. ATK and Chennaiyin FC with two titles under their belt have won the most number of championship titles.
The Indian Super League 2019-20 kicked off with a gala opening ceremony, including performances by Bollywood actors by Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Sunday. Check out pictures of their electric performance from the ceremony inside.
Paul Pogba and David De Gea have been ruled out of the game with injuries while Luke Shaw is unlikely to be fit to make the matchday squad. There is a possibility of Anthony Martial and Aaron-Wan Bissaka starting for the hosts which will move Marcus Rashford to the wings.
Jobby Justin and Anas Edathodika are suspended for the contest with the former still serving a six-match ban he received from AIFF last season. Roy Krishna is set to start as the lone striker for the visitors and will be flanked by David Williams and Michael Soosairaj.
The Sounders will face the winner of a later match between Portland and Real Salt Lake in a West semi-final on Wednesday. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the Los Angeles Galaxy will play Minnesota United on Sunday with the winner meeting Los Angeles FC in the other West semi.
Eelco Schattorie's men had a dire campaign last season where they finished 9th in the points table. ATK too were poor considering their high standards as they missed out on a playoff berth. Kerala Blasters and ATK will battle it out at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, a multi-purpose stadium in Kerala.
Kerala Blasters (KBFC) will square off against ATK in the opening game of Indian Super League (ISL), 2019. The game will be held on Oct 20, 2019, at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi. ATK is the two-time champion, while Kerala Blasters have made it to the semi-final on two occasions. This is the sixth edition of Indian Super League (ISL).
"The supporters and the club have had a very, very strong relationship for a long time. It would have been very upsetting to lose the chemistry that we have with the city, so we are very happy that we will be playing here," said Cuadrat.
Kerala Blasters Football Club will host arch-rivals ATK at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here for the opening match of the Indian Super League on Sunday. The two teams have a long history, having met in two finals (2014 and 2016), and the clash is one of the most-awaited fixtures in the Indian football calendar.
Nita Ambani, member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Founder Chairperson, Reliance Foundation, has expressed desire to host Indian Super League (ISL) games in the Middle East and has urged major European clubs and brands to invest in the competition to benefit from the access it offers to an increasingly diverse sports market.
Spanish club FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has accused some of his club members at Camp Nou of being against re-signing Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain this summer.