The 8th-placed Kerala Blasters are looking forward to hosting Bengaluru in the 83rd fixture of the on-going season of Indian Football League (IFL). While Bengaluru has already qualified for the playoffs Kerala is looking to save themselves from ending their campaign on a dreadful note. The upcoming match between the two teams will be played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi on February 15. The game will set in motion at 7:30 PM IST.
The season hasn’t been much generous to Kerala as they are placed on the 8th spot on the points table, playing 16 matches with 3 wins and 6 draws in their kitty. Out of their last five matches, they faced 3 back-to-back defeats while the last game ended in a draw.
On the other hand, sitting comfortably at the 3rd place, Bengaluru has already qualified for the play-offs. Considered as one of the strongest teams of the season, they have won 8 matches alongside managing to draw 5, out of the 16 games they’ve participated in. They have won 3 games out of their last 5 matches while the last one was a draw.
With the upcoming game, both the teams will be looking forward to getting back into the game after drawing their respective last games.
Date: 15th February 2020
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi
Where to Watch: Star Sports Network
Probable Playing Line-ups
Bilal Khan (GK), Lalruatthara, Gianni Zuiverloon, Vlatko Drobarov, Jessel Carneiro, Seityasen Singh, Moustapha Gning, Sergio Cidoncha, Holicharan Narzary, Sahal Abdul Samad, Bartholomew Ogbeche
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Rahul Bheke, Albert Serran, Juanan Gonzalez, Nishu Kumar, Dimas Delgado, Erik Paartalu, Udanta Singh, Sunil Chhetri, Deshorn Brown
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu