FC Goa defeated Kerala Blasters FC in the 20th match of ongoing Hero Indian Super League 2017. The ISL soccer game was played on 9th December at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, which is situated in Goa. Goa’s team scored five goals while the opponents managed to score two. With this victory, FC Goa’s rank improved in ISL points table while Kerala Blasters FC dropped to bottom zone in the chart.
The football started with Kerala’s soccer player Mark Sifneos scoring the first goal at 7th minute. No sooner did the guest team acquire lead in the match than the home team leveled the score 1-1. Manuel Lanzarote Bruno scored the first goal for Goa’s football club at 9th minute and equalised the score. The same player scored second goal 18th minute and FC Goa took 2-1 lead in the match.
Kerala Blasters FC’s players tried their best to level the score and one of its player – Jackichand Singh succeeded in doing so. Singh scored the goal at 30th minute. It was the second goal for Kerala’s team in this game. The team managed to equalise the score 2-2 before the half time. The score remained 2-2 till the end of half time. No team gained lead in initial 45 minutes of the match.
At 47th minute, Ferran Corominas scored his 1st goal in the match. It was 3rd goal for hosting team. FC Goa clinched 3-2 lead in the game and the competition became tougher for the rival side. Massive efforts to score the goals were being seen from the antagonist team, but it failed to score any goal in the match. On other side, Corominas scored his 2nd and 3rd goal at 51st and 54th minute, respectively.
The magical performance of Corominas took FC Goa’s score to the next level. Acquiring 5-2 lead, the team remained dominant throughout the match and successfully resisted the adversary team from scoring any goal in next 45 minutes. 2nd half of the game was the worst phase for Kerala Blasters FC as it did not manage to grow its performance in the game and ended up facing defeat against ISL 2015 runners-up.
Kerala Blasters FC is all set to face NorthEast United FC in its upcoming match which will be played on 15th December this year at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium located in Kochi. FC Goa will be confronting Delhi Dynamos FC in its next match which is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM on 16th December 2017. The soccer match is going to be played at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, which is situated in Delhi.