As the on-going season of IFL moves towards its business end, and the 72nd fixture of the league will witness Kerala Blasters hosting Chennaiyin FC on Saturday. The game will be played on February 1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium, Kochi, beginning at 7:30 PM IST.
Kerala Blasters didn’t have much of an intriguing season as they are placed at the 8th spot with 3 wins in hand from the 14 games they’ve played till now. Five of their matches ended up in a draw while they lost the other 6. A defeat in the upcoming encounter will mean, Kerala Blasters not qualifying for the play-offs third time in a row as they ended their campaign in the league stage only during the last 2 seasons.
Chennaiying FC, on the other hand, had a mixed sort of season. They hold 5 wins and 5 defeats from their segment of 13 games in their purse. They are currently placed at the 6th spot despite 3 back-to-back wins. The two-time former champions are expected to continue their winning streak in the upcoming match too.
Date: 1st February 2020
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium, Kochi
Where to watch: Star Sports Network
Probable Playing XI
TP Rehenesh, Mohammad Rakip, Raju Gaikwad, Abdul Hakku, Jessel Carneiro, Mousthapha Gning, Sergio Cidoncha, Halicharan Narzary, Seityasen Singh, Bartholomew Ogbeche, Messi Bouli
Vishal Kaith, Laldinliana Renthlei, Eli Sabia, Lucian Goian, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Anirudh Thapa, Edwin Sydney Vanspaul, Andre Schembri, Rafael Crivellaro, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Nerijus Valskis