Vasco da Gama (Goa): Spanish coach Kiko Ramirez appears to have instilled confidence in his gamers as Odisha FC haven’t dropped a single level on this version of the Indian Tremendous League (ISL) to this point, and can be going into the match in opposition to Kerala Blasters FC right here in a while Sunday on the again of a large win in opposition to SC East Bengal.
Within the final match on November 30, Odisha FC defeated the Kolkata giants 6-4, giving a sign of their scoring prowess. The eighth-ranked Kerala Blasters FC may bear the brunt of a full Odisha FC assault after they conflict on the Tilak Maidan Stadium right here.
Within the final match, Kerala Blasters FC performed out a 1-1 draw in opposition to Bengaluru FC and are winless within the season to this point. They’ve had solely eight photographs on the right track in three matches. Their overseas attackers are but to get on the scores-sheet and supervisor Ivan Vukomanovic has loads of issues on his desk to kind out earlier than the kick-off.
With KBFC trying to find their three factors and Odisha FC aiming to maintain their file intact, the match has rather a lot at stake and might doubtlessly take a toll on how these two groups carry out in the remainder of the season.
Kerala Blasters FC have been in a position to acquire solely two factors from a possible 9. After shedding the primary match 3-0 in opposition to ATK Mohun Bagan, Vukomanovic’s facet got here again to choose up two attracts in opposition to NorthEast United and Bengaluru FC respectively. Towards NEUFC, the sport ended 0-0, whereas in opposition to BFC it was 1-1.
Then again, Odisha FC have two wins out of two. Within the first match, they defeated 2018/19 champions Bengaluru FC 3-1 after which drilled six targets previous SC East Bengal. The great factor is that OFC doesn’t have damage issues and their full squad is on the market for choice.
They’ve the ever-dependable midfielder Javi Hernandez, who has three targets and two assists to this point. The Spaniard has the power to place pin-point crosses from useless ball conditions. One other Spaniard, centre-back Hector Rodas Ramirez scored two targets within the final match. Alongside together with his companion Victor Mongi, the crew has been in a position to play out from the again. Each his targets within the final match got here from a ball swung contained in the field by Hernandez.
Kerala Blasters FC are and not using a win in 11 matches now with their final victory coming in opposition to Bengaluru FC in January 2021. They might hope to provide their followers motive to have a good time on Sunday night time.