Hero ISL 2016 proceeds to Matchday 22 as FC Goa to play Kerela Blasters next. The standing last in the ISL Season 3 points table with 4 points out of 5 matches played so far FC Goa has won only 1 game against Mumbai City FC previously. Whereas they have drawn 1 and lost 3 games already. Meanwhile, Kerela Blasters previous fixture was a 1-1 draw against FC Pune City and they are second last in the ISL 2016 Standings with 5 points out of the 5 ISL Matches played so far.
Kerela Blasters have lost 2 Drawn 2 and won only one game against Mumbai City FC at home. Now the Host FC Goa to play the visitors Kerela Blasters at the Fatorda Stadium as on 24th October 2016. Let’s see the ISL 2016 Match 22, FC Goa vs Kerela Blasters Prediction, match preview & predicted line-ups.
FC Goa vs Kerela Blasters (ISL 2016)
Date: 24 October 2016.
Venue: Fatorda Stadium
Time: 7.00pm IST
Broadcasters: Star Sports (English) Star Gold (Hindi)
‘’Our Aim is to Get on the top 4 in the Hero Isl 2016 points table and Kerela Blasters is a task in Hand’’ Said the FC Goa Manager. FC Goa’s defense has improved a lot since the last two games as major contribution in the defensive duties were done by Gregory Arnolin with his crucial tackles and interceptions. Another good news for FC Goa is that the Brazillian marquee player Lucio who played as a substitute in the last few minutes of the game against Mumbai City FC is fit to play and the FC Goa Defense gets rock solid.
Couldn’t sign the Brazillian striker Leo Moura would be a matter of concern for Zico but instead, Julio Ceasar brings on the pace in the Gaurs attacking department. However, Challenging Kerela Blasters Defense is not so easy and their organized gameplay is a headache for the opponents admired Zico.
Talking about the Men in Yellow Kerela Blasters. The Defense is stiff and invincible as Cedric Hengbart, Aaron Hughes, and Sandesh Jhingan is giving a hard time to the opposition strikers. Also, the Chemistry in the Defense seems spot on as Kerela Blasters has just conceded 2 goals in their last 3 ISL fixtures.
Moreover, the Newcastle United striker Michael Chopra is outstanding in positioning and controls the Game pairing with Mohammad Rafi. “It was not a Conscious decision to Focus only on the Defense while building the team. I think we are Solid and Well organized, but we do not have enough goals’’ said the Kerela Blasters manager Steve Coppel. It’s a matter of fact that Kerela Blasters lack that goalscoring streak and are struggling to score. Let us see if Rocky Chopra and Rafi could increase their goals tally.
FC Goa (4-5-1)
Goalkeeper: Laxmikant Kattimani
Defenders: Debabrata Roy, Lucio, Gregory Arnolin, Raju Gaikwad
Midfielders: Romeo Fernandes, Mandar Rao Desai, Jofre Mattieu, Trindade Goncalves, Richardson
Defenders: Ishfaq, Hengbart, Hughes, Jhingan
Midfielders: Josue, Mehtab, Vinit
Strikers: Nazon, Chopra, Mohd Rafi
FC Goa vs Kerela Blasters Predictions
FC Goa proved they have revived again after their performance against Mumbai City FC. They do have a mountain to Climb and they have what it takes to do so. Meanwhile, Kerela Blasters are hungry for all three points if they want to proceed further. Just a draw is not much for the Men in Yellow. Although for this Match I Predict a 1-1 Draw. Michael Chopra to score for Kerela Blasters. Whereas Julio Caesar to score for the gaurs.
Goa vs Kerela Live Streaming
It is Match Day 22 of Hero ISL 2016 Season 3 and you can watch this confrontation of the Match FC Goa vs Kerela Blasters on STAR Sports 3, Star Gold & Star Utsav in Hindi. Whereas,STAR Sports 2 to Broadcast the Match in English.You can also watch the FC Goa vs Kerela Blasters live stream online through the Hotstar app as . You can also check the Live Match scores online on the official website of Indian Super League.