Goa prevails over Kerala Blasters 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

MARGAO. Goa conquers Kerala Blasters 3-1.

Goa prevails over Kerala Blasters 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

MARGAO. Goa prevails over Kerala Blasters 3-1. Goa got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from Iker Guarrotxena (33′) and Noah Sadaoui (43′). Kerala Blasters tried to recover with a goal from Dimitrios Diamantakos (51′). Notwithstanding, the contest was closed by a goal (69′) scored by Redeem Tlang for Goa. Kerala Blasters lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium stadium in Margao on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Coimbatore Ramaswamy Srikrishna.

Match Statistics​

  • 43 Ball Possession 57
Shots
  • 8 Total 8
  • 4 On Target 1
  • 4 Off Target 7
  • 1 Shots blocked 3
  • 63 Attack 97
  • 27 Dangerous attack 79
  • 81 Ball safe​ 82
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 0 Corners 5
Fouls
  • 12 Total 11
  • 1 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Kerala Blasters was in firm control of the ball 57% while Goa was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Kerala Blasters was more aggressive with 79 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, Goa was able to find the solution to win this contest.​

Goa shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Kerala Blasters shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Goa received 1 yellow card (B. Fernandes). On the other side, Kerala Blasters received 4 yellow cards (J. Singh, Adrián Luna, Hormipam Ruivah and Ivan Kalyuzhnyi).

Match Timeline

Iker Guarrotxena(penalty)
33'
36'
Jeakson Thounaojam- Yellow
Noah Sadaoui(goal)
43'
Brandon Fernandes- Yellow
50'
51'
Dimitrios Diamantakos(goal)Adrián Luna
60'
Redeem Tlang- sub ->Devendra Murgaokar
60'
61'
Adrian Luna- Yellow
61'
Hormipam Ruivah- Yellow
68'
Nihal Sudeesh- sub ->Saurav Mandal
Redeem Tlang(goal)
69'
Álvaro Vázquez- sub ->Iker Guarrotxena
71'
76'
Bryce Miranda- sub ->S. Samad
76'
Jessel Carneiro- sub ->Nishu Kumar
76'
Apostolos Giannou- sub ->Dimitrios Diamantakos
Brison Fernandes- sub ->B. Fernandes
81'
Saviour Gama- sub ->Sanson Pereira
81'
85'
Ivan Kaliuzhnyi- Yellow
85'
Ayush Adhikari- sub ->J. Singh

Standings

After this match, Goa will have 23 points to sit in the 5th place. Regarding the opposition, Kerala Blasters will stay with 25 points to hold in the 3rd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Indian Super League, Goa will play away against Bengaluru on the 23rd of February with a 5-3 head to head stats in favor of Bengaluru (4 draws).

Kerala Blasters will host Hyderabad on the 26th of February with a 4-3 head to head in favor of Kerala Blasters (1 draw).

Goa – Formation

Goa
G
Dheeraj Singh 1.India
6.4
D
Aibanbha Dohling 27.India
6.6
D
7.1
D
Anwar Ali 4.India
7.2
D
Sanson Pereira 2.India
6.7
81'
M
Edu Bedia 23.Spain
6.7
M
7.4
81' 50'
M
Ayush Chhetri 14.India
6.2
60'
M
Noah Sadaoui 7.USA
7.5
Goals43'
M
7.0
60'
F
Iker Guarrotxena 34.Spain
7.1
71' Goals33'
Substitutes
G
Arshdeep Singh 13.India
D
Saviour Gama 21.India
6.3
81'
D
Leander D'Cunha 6.India
M
Glan Martins 25.India
6.7
60'
M
M
Redeem Tlang 22.India
7.3
60' Goals69'
M
Brison Fernandes 42.India
6.7
81'
F
Álvaro Vázquez 99.Spain
6.8
71'
F
Makan Chote 19.India

Goa started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Carlos González Peña decided to play with the following team: Dheeraj Singh (6.4), Aiban Dohling (6.6), Fares Arnaout (7.1), Anwar Ali (7.2), Sanson Pereira (6.7), Ayush Dev Chhetri (6.2), Edu Bedia (6.7), Devendra Dhaku Murgaokar (7.0), Brandon Fernandes (7.4), Noah Sadaoui (7.5) and Iker Guarrotxena (7.1).

The home team had on the bench: Saviour Gama (6.3), Glan Martins (6.7), Álvaro Vázquez (6.8), Princeton Rebello, Redeem Tlang (7.3), Leander D’Cunha, Arshdeep Singh, Makan Winkle Chote and Brison Fernandes (6.7).

Substitutions

Goa made 5 changes: Ayush Dev Chhetri for Glan Martins (60′), Devendra Murgaokar for Redeem Tlang (60′), Iker Guarrotxena for Álvaro Vázquez (71′), B. Fernandes for Brison Fernandes (81′) and Sanson Pereira for Saviour Gama (81′).

Best player: Noah Sadaoui​

The most impressive player for Goa was Noah Sadaoui.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 22 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 12. He performed 5 crosses.

Kerala Blasters – Formation

Kerala Blasters
G
Prabhushkan Gill 13.India
5.8
D
6.3
D
Dheeraj Singh 3.India
5.6
D
Nishu Kumar 22.India
6.3
76'
D
Hormipam Ruivah 4.India
7.0
61'
M
Ivan Kaliuzhnyi 77.Ukraine
6.5
85'
M
6.7
85' 36'
M
6.4
76'
M
Saurav Mandal 27.India
6.4
68'
F
Adrian Luna 20.Uruguay
7.8
61'
F
7.2
76' Goals51'
Substitutes
G
Karanjit Singh 1.India
D
Jessel Carneiro 14.India
6.8
76'
M
Nihal Sudeesh 28.India
5.9
68'
M
Bryce Miranda 81.India
7.1
76'
M
Vibin Mohanan 33.India
M
Ayush Adhikari 8.India
85'
F
Apostolos Giannou 99.Australia
6.5
76'

Kerala Blasters started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Ivan Vukomanovic played with: Prabhsukhan Gill (5.8), Sandeep Singh (5.6), Ruivah Hormipam (7.0), Victor Mongil Adeva (6.3), Nishu Kumar (6.3), Saurav Mandal (6.4), Jeakson Singh (6.7), Ivan Kalyuzhny (6.5), Sahal Abdul Samad (6.4), Adrian Luna (7.8) and Dimitris Diamantakos (7.2).

These were the players on the bench: Karanjit Singh, Nihal Sudheesh (5.9), Jessel Carneiro (6.8), Bryce Miranda (7.1), Apostolos Giannou (6.5), Vibin Mohanan, Ayush Adhikari, Khangembam Bidyashagar Singh and Harmanjot Singh Khabra.

Substitutions

Kerala Blasters made 5 changes: Saurav Mandal for Nihal Sudeesh (68′), S. Samad for Bryce Miranda (76′), Nishu Kumar for Jessel Carneiro (76′), Dimitrios Diamantakos for Apostolos Giannou (76′) and J. Singh for Ayush Adhikari (85′).

Best player: Adrian Luna​

The most impressive player for Kerala Blasters was Adrian Luna.

His rating is (7.8) with 54 passes (74% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 13 duels out of 14. He performed 8 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Indian Super League.​