ISL 2019 Kerala Blasters vs Odisha FC Highlights – Kerala Blasters FC remained without a win for the third consecutive fixture within the Indian Super League (ISL) following a goalless draw against Odisha FC on the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Friday. The contest was plagued by injuries to key players from each team as Jairo Rodriguez, Raphael Messi Bouli and Aridane Santana needed to be substituted inside the first half of the game. The changes affected the tempo of the game that in the long run ended without a winner.
ISL 2019 Kerala Blasters vs Odisha FC Highlights – Blasters and Odisha now have four points each and occupy the 5th and 6th position in the league table, respectively. Blasters, who were already hampered by injuries this season, suffered a major blow in the fourth minute whilst captain Jairo Rodriguez went down injured. He was replaced by Abdul Hakku. However, the home team tied to press high up the field to try to find the opening goal but Odisha was properly organized at the back.
ISL 2019 Kerala Blasters vs Odisha FC Highlights – A cautious duration of play early on came to a halt when a head-on collision between Aridane Santana and Messi Bouli took place requiring medical attention. Following a long pause, the game resumed with Mohammed Rafi and Carlos Delgado replacing the injured athletes. With both teams suffering to create big chances, Sahal Abdul Samad took subjects into his personal arms as he launched into a stellar solo run after picking up the ball from the right flank. The midfielder outfoxed three defenders before Narayan Das took him down in the box.
ISL 2019 Kerala Blasters vs Odisha FC Highlights – Blasters had been the better aspect in the first half even though by fine margins. Mohammed Rafi’s cross into the box found Rahul KP whose audacious volley failed to check goalkeeper Francisco Dorronsoro. The teams struggled to raise the tempo and preserve maintain of the ball after the break as well. Odisha threatened when Jerry Mawihmingthanga’s ball placed TP Rehenesh in a gap of bother. The goalkeeper spilled the ball within the box however Nandhakumar Sekar hit the rebound into the facet-netting.
ISL 2019 Kerala Blasters vs Odisha FC Highlights – There were a couple of extra possibilities at either end as the sport wound down, but a goal remained elusive. With four mins left, a Prasanth pass from the left was flicked toward the far post by second-half substitute Bartholomew Ogbeche for Rahul whose firm shot was saved by Dorronsoro. Daniel Lalhlimpuia, at the other end, wasted a chance and both the teams settle with one point.
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