ISL 2016 final is all set to take place between Kerala Blasters vs Atletico de Kolkata in the biggest game of the season at Kochi. The football fans will witness the two powerhouses of Indian football take on each other. The match will kick off at 7pm IST and Star Sports is the official broadcaster of the match in India. The game is scheduled to take place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi on 18th December 2016. You can find ISL 2016 final, Kerala Blasters vs Atletico de Kolkata live stream info, team news, line-ups and match prediction below.
This is the second time when Kerala and Kolkata taking on each other in the ISL final. Before this meetup, Kerala Blasters and Atletico de Kolkata faced in 2014 ISL final where Atletico won the match.
Atletico de Kolkata beat Mumbai FC to reach the final which was looking tough for them in the group stage. Kolkata won the semifinal with 3-2 victory over Mumbai City FC while Kerala Blasters beat Delhi Dynamos FC in a penalty shootout at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to reach the final of ISL 2016.
The current Atlético forward, Ian Hume who is leading goal scorer in the ISL 2016 is still popular player among Kerala fans who played for them in 2014 season while Kolkata’s key player Rafique who helped them to won the final against same team is now playing for Kerala and will look to repeat this history but this time against opponent team.
Kerela Blasters FC Predicted Lineup: (4-2-3-1)
Stack; Josu, Hughes, Hengbart, Jhigan; Mahamat, Hossain; Vineeth, Nazon, Rafi; Belfort.
Atletico de Kolkata Predicted Lineup: (4-2-3-1)
Debjit Majumder, Pritam Kotal, Tiri, Sereno, Prabir Das, Borja Fernandez, Bikramjit Singh; Sameegh Doutie, Javi Lara, Avinash Ruidas, Iain Hume
Kerala Blasters vs Atletico de Kolkata Prediction
Kerala will look to take revenge of the 2014 ISL final loss against Kolkata who is looking in good form. Despite Blasters are a strong team at home, our prediction is for Kolkata to win the ISL 2016 final.
Kerala Blasters vs Atletico de Kolkata Live Stream
India: TV – Star Sports 1/HD1, Star Sports 2/HD2, Star Sports 3/HD3
Star Gold, Star Utsav (Hindi)
Jalsha Movies (Bengali)
Asianet Movies (Malayalam)
Asianet Suvarna Plus (Kannada)
Live streaming – Hotstar.
Europe: TV – Star Gold
Australia, USA: TV – Fox Sports
Canada: TV – CBN, ATN Bangla
Bangladesh: TV – Channel 9
South-East Asia: TV – Eurosport