Match 59 of the 2020-21Indian Super League (ISL) season sees SC East Bengal take Kerala Blasters FC at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco, Goa, on Friday evening.
East Bengal and Kerala Blasters will be looking for their third win of this campaign on Friday evening. Going into the game, both teams will fancy their chances having won their last game. While East Bengal beat Bengaluru FC 1-0, the Blasters got the better of Jamshedpur FC 3-2.
Robbie Fowler's side are on an unbeaten run of five games, with three draws and two wins. Meanwhile, the Blasters have proved their mettle, but inconsistent performances have left them second from bottom on the table.
Venue and Telecast details:
Venue: Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco, Goa
Time: 7:30pm IST
English Telecast: Star Sports 1 SD & HD, Star Sports 2 SD & HD
Hindi Telecast: Star Sports Hindi 1 SD & HD, Star Sports 3, Star Gold 2
Live Stream: Disney+ Hotstar and Jio TV
SC East Bengal
Goalkeepers: Debjit Majumder, Sankar Roy, Mirshad Michu, Suvam Sen
Defenders: Samad Mallick, Abhishek Ambekar, Daniel Fox, Scott Neville, Narayan Das, Mohamed Irshad, Gurtej Singh, N Rohen Singh, Lalramchullova, Rana Gharami, Anil Chawan, Ankit Mukherjee, Raju Gaikwad
Midfielders: Sehnaj Singh, Matti Steinmann, Jacques Maghoma, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Wahengbam Luwang, Bikash Jairu, Yumnam Singh, Surchandra Singh, Loken Meitei, Mohammed Rafique, Aaron Amadi-Holloway, Anthony Pilkington, Milan Singh, Haobam Singh,
Forwards: Balwant Singh, Jeje Lalpekhlua, CK Vineeth, Girik Khosla, Harmanpreet Singh, Bright Enobakhare
Key Players: Bright Enobakhare and Jacques Maghoma
Kerala Blasters FC
Goalkeepers: Albino Gomes, Bilal Husain Khan, Prabhsukhan Singh Gill, Muheet Khan
Defenders: Costa Nhamoinesu, Nishu Kumar, Bakary Kone, Jessel Carneiro, Sandeep Singh, Abdul Hakku, Lalruatthara
Midfielders: Sahal Abdul Samad, Vicente Gomez, Seityasen Singh, Rahul KP, Givson Singh, Lalthathanga Khawlhring, Yondrembem Denechandra, Arjun Jayaraj, Ayush Adhikari, Jeakson Singh, Prasanth Karuthadathkuni, Ritwik Das, Rohit Kumar, Juande
Forwards: Gary Hooper, Jordan Murray, Facundo Pereyra, Naorem Mahesh Singh, Shaiborlang Kharpan, Subha Ghosh
Key Players: Gary Hooper and Jordan Murray
Prediction: Both teams have scored eight goals in their last five matches, and with just one point separating the two, there will be no lack of motivation to win the game in either camp. However, SC East Bengal have a slight advantage going into the clash, given how consistent they have been of late.
We predict a 2-1 win for SC East Bengal.