Welcome to Sportstar’s dwell weblog of the ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters Indian Super League match being performed on the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Saturday.
ATK Mohun Bagan wins: 5
Kerala Blasters wins: 4
ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters confirmed lineups!!
ATK Mohun Bagan: Vishal Kaith (GK), Asish Rai, Pritam Kotal (C), Brendan Hamill, Subhasish Bose, Carl McHugh, Glan Martins, Hugo Boumous, Ashique Kuruniyan, Manvir Singh and Dimitri Petratos.
Kerala Blasters: Prabhsukhan Gill (GK), Nishu Kumar, Ruivah Hormipam, Victor Mongil, Jessel Carneiro (C), Jeakson Singh, Ivan Kaliuzhnyi, Bryce Miranda, Rahul Kannoly Praveen, Apostolos Giannou and Dimitrios Diamantakos.
An injury-riddled ATK Mohun Bagan will probably be trying to rediscover its kind because it takes on Kerala Blasters, in an Indian Super League (ISL) on the Salt Lake Stadium right here on Saturday.
Having secured solely 4 out of the attainable 18 factors in its final six outings (a win, two attracts and three losses), ATK Mohun Bagan’s strategy to the knock-out stage instantly appears to have gone rudderless.
Injuries to its key foreigners look like the bane of ATKMB, which has not been capable of finding acceptable names from the bench seeing its efficiency going right into a tailspin. ATKMB is at present positioned fifth with 28 factors from 18 matches and can proceed to fall down the rungs if it fails to choose up sufficient factors in its remaining two matches.
ISL 2022-23: ATK Mohun Bagan appears to rediscover kind towards already-qualified Kerala Blasters
With solely two spots remaining vacant within the six-team knock-out stage, the host doesn’t seem to have sufficient time to get well.
“This team needs to show character and it is a strong team. The recent results have been disappointing, but difficult situations provide the best moments to work on a plan for the future,” mentioned ATKMB head coach Juan Ferrando.
“We have to work together, follow the plan and forget about the previous results. That is what is best for the team. Everyone at the club wants to win the last two matches,” he added.
Ferrando needed to do with out the likes of Frenchman Hugo Boumous and India ahead Ashique Kuruniyan previously two matches. There is a risk that the Irish midfielder Carl McHugh might have to take a seat out with an harm thereby growing the problem for Ferrando.
Unlike the host, Kerala Blasters has already ensured qualification to the knock-out stage after Chennaiyin FC beat FC Goa on Thursday.
With 31 factors from 18 matches, the third-placed Blasters will probably be trying to cement its place including extra factors to its current tally. The Yellow Army will even be wanting on the alternative to avenge the defeat it suffered towards the identical opposition within the first part of the event.
Moreover, it is going to be an opportunity for the Blasters to search out its first win towards ATKMB having misplaced 4 and drawn as soon as within the 5 conferences thus far.
“Even last year we qualified for the playoffs in the last game or the game before that so we are used to the pressure. Of course, the circumstances yesterday (Chennaiyin FC’s win over FC Goa) helped us to qualify for the playoffs but we still have two more games where we want to be strong and show that we are capable of being in the playoffs,” Kerala Blasters coach Ivan Vukomanovic mentioned about his crew’s upcoming match.
The Blasters will probably be with out their suspended Uruguayan ahead Adrian Luna within the match towards ATK Mohun Bagan.
-Amitabha Das Sharma
ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters Predicted XI
ATK Mohun Bagan: Vishal Kaith, Pritam Kotal, Brendan Hamill, Asish Rai, Slavko Damjanovic, Lalthathanga Khawlhring, Glan Martins, Federico Gallego, Liston Colaco, Manvir Singh, Dimitri Petratos
Kerala Blasters: Prabhsukhan Gill, Nishu Kumar, Ruivah Hormipam, Victor Mongil, Jessel Carneiro, Jeakson Singh, Ivan Kaliuzhnyi, Sahal Samad, Adrian Luna, Rahul KP, Dimitrios Diamantakos
When and the place will the ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters ISL match kick-off?
The ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters ISL match will kick-off at 7:30 PM IST, February 18 on the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan.
Where are you able to watch the ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters ISL match?
The ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters ISL match will probably be dwell telecasted on the Star Sports Network.
Where can you reside stream the ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters ISL match?
The ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters ISL match will probably be dwell streamed on the Disney+Hotstar app and web site.