With only a month of game left, the current season of IFL is catching pace. An exciting encounter between Goa and Kerala on January 25th at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Goa to mark the 67th fixture of the season which will begin at 7:30 PM IST. This will be the first time Goa hosting Kerala; the teams have previously met each once during this season which was in Kochi.
Goa is amongst the top-4 clubs on the points table, sitting comfortably at the 3rd spot with 7 wins and 3 draws from the 13 matches they have played till now. Their total points tally accumulates to 24 points.
Meanwhile, their opponents for the upcoming match, Kerala Blasters have had an off season as they failed to make a place for themselves amongst the top competitors. They are placed on the 8th spot just 3 wins and 5 draws from 13 games.
The last match for both the teams ended in a defeat for them, and thus, they shall be eyeing solitude with a victory in the upcoming match. While Goa will be the obvious favourite walking in the field, Kerala will try everything to give tough competition to them.
Probable Playing XI
Mohammad Nawaz, Seriton Fernandes, Mourtada Fall, Carlos Pena, Mandar Rao Desai, Ahmed Jahouh, Lenny Rodrigues, Jackichand Singh, Hugo Boumous, Brandon Fernandes, Ferran Corominas.
TP Rehenesh, Mohammad Rakip, Raju Gaikwad, Vlatko Drobarov, Jessel Carneiro, Jeakson Singh, Mousthapha Gning, Sahal Abdul Samad, Messi Bouli, Bartholomew Ogbeche, Mario Arques