KBFC vs MCFC Highlights: Kerala Blasters trail in the first half against Mumbai City FC in Indian Super League 2022-23 (ISL.) The Mumbai City took an impressive two-goal lead in kerala blasters vs mumbai city in the first 45 minutes at the Kalur Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
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Mumbai City FC won 2-0 over Kerala Blasters in Kochi, moving them up to the second place. Kerala Blasters FC had a solid opening for the game.
Mumbai snuck into the game and used Mehtab Singh to score the game’s first point. Jorge Pereyra Diaz gave Mumbai a two-goal lead with an outstanding goal against his old team.
Kerala Blasters FC seized control of the game after the break. However, they were unable to score any points.
The team that fell in Bhubaneswar last week had 2 alterations from the hosts. Victor Mongil took the position of Ruivah Hormipam.
Ivan Kaliuzhnyi was swapped in the front row by Rahul KP, who started the game. Diaz returned to the starting eleven for Mumbai City FC & Alberto Noguera went to the bench.
Taking the lead after 21 minutes, the Islanders maintained their Hero Indian Super League (ISL) record.
The hosts did not successfully clear a corner because the ball rebounded off a few Kerala Blasters players before reaching Mehtab Singh.
The defender’s kick struck the goalkeeper and sent through the ball.
Diaz had a one-on-one with the goalkeeper within ten minutes because of Marko Leskovic’s poor defending.
He kept his poise before scoring against his old team, doubling the visitors’ lead. The goal was scored one minute after Mongil’s stunning last-ditch challenge prevented Lallianzuala Chhangte from scoring.
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The Mumbai City FC defense often stymied the Blasters’ offense.
Phurba Lachenpa quickly stopped Sahal Abdul Samad’s shot from a tight angle before Rahul KP’s timid volley missed the target in the 33rd minute.
Adrian Luna attempted a strong, swerving free-kick three minutes later, but Lachenpa parried the shot to safety.
In the second half, Kerala Blasters FC upped the ante. The hosts were able to force the Islanders into their half despite a barrage of Blasters attacks on Mumbai City’s defense.
After the goalkeeper deflected Dimitrios Diamantakos’ low attempt, Jeakson Singh’s header from the subsequent corner was just wide in the 57th minute.
Luna’s attempt from within the box hit the post before falling at Jessel Carneiro’s feet as the game drew closer to the conclusion.
Rahul KP headed the ball wide after the full-back corrected his feet and delivered the ball across the goal to him. Mumbai City FC was forced into its half by the Blasters, but they could not score in the 18-yard box.
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Kerala Blasters FC
Prabhsukhan Gill, Harmanjot Khabra, Victor Mongil, Marko Leskovic, Jessel Carneiro, Sahal Abdul Sama, Puitea, Jeakson Singh, Adrian Luna, Rahul KP, Dimitrios Diamantakos
Team Formation: 4-3-3
Mumbai City FC
Phurba Lachenpa, Rahul Bheke, Mehtab Singh, Rostyn Griffiths, Sanjeev Stalin, Apuia, Ahmed Jahouh, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Greg Stewart, Bipin Singh, Jorge Peyreyra Diaz
Team Formation: 4-3-3