Kerala Blasters vs Atletico De Kolkata’ Preview 5th Match Prediction – ISL 2016

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Kerala Blasters vs Atletico De Kolkata’ Preview 5th Match Astrological Prediction – Indian Super League 2016 :- Kerala Blasters vs Atlético de Kolkata Match preview 05-10-16 Indian Super League. Kerala Blasters FC vs Atlético de Kolkata will face each other in the 5th match of Indian Super League’ ISL 2016.This is the third edition of  ISL. This match will be played at
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi. Match Timings are 19:00 IST. 

The Southern Tuskers want to get their home matches at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium off to a flying start as Atetico seek to build on impressive start with first win…

Kerala Blasters will take to the pitch at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in Kochi, a venue packed to the rafters on Wednesday, 5th October, to face old foes Atletico de Kolkata in the third edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).

More than just being a spectacle of Sachin Tendulkar’s team versus Sourav Ganguly’s, the tie puts two teams at opposite ends of the performance spectrum against each other. The Kerala-franchise are coming off a poor showing in Guwahati against NorthEast United, while the Bengal one impressed verus Chennaiyin, in a tight 2-2 draw at the Rabindra Sarobar.

Steve Coppell will want his team to erase the memories of a bad performance in Assam and totally reboot their hard-drives and put up a performance appreciative of the voracious support emanating from the 60000-seater stadia.

It’s no surprise the British manager was bitterly disappointed with his team’s showing in the highlands and will hope for better fitness amongst his men in what will surely be a hot and humid evening. Graham Stack will begin in goal, with three of  the rearguard quartet unlikely to be unchanged from the previous outing, with Aaron Hughes, Cedric Hengbart and Sandesh Jhinghan all retaining their starting spots. Former Barcelona player Josu is expected to start as a left-back.

Kerala Blasters will be aiming for a quick reversal of fortunes in their second Indian Super League (ISL) football match against Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) here on Wednesday after having lost their first match away at Guwahati to NorthEast United.

Blasters coach Steve Coppell said he is eagerly looking forward to experiencing the lively atmosphere at their home ground — the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

“People have been talking to me about this since I arrived in India so am looking forward to it,” said Coppell in a release on Tuesday, on the eve of his team’s second round clash against the former champions.

A lacklustre Blasters succumbed to a 0-1 defeat against NorthEast in the opening game on October 1.

Coppell admitted his team was not unified yet and identified losing possession cheaply as the prime reason for getting beaten at Guwahati.

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“We kept giving the ball away. It was may be first night nerves, may be just playing away from home. I really can’t understand. But obviously we have to be better in front of our own supporters. We have to keep the ball better. It’s important that we have possession of the ball,” said Coppell.

ATK approach the match after drawing their first match 2-2 against title holders Chennaiyin FC at home in a game of fluctuating fortunes.

Their new Spanish coach Jose Molina said playing the tournament’s first away game doesn’t change their outlook, as they will play to win and not harbour defensive thoughts.

“Football is the same whether you play at home or away. The plan is the same and we will try to have possession, try to fight, try to defend and try to win in the end. We do not have any different strategy,” Molina said.

The Spaniard was also keen to witness how his team will react under the collective vocal might of a partisan away crowd, daring his players to view the intimidating atmosphere as a challenge that needs to be conquered.

“I know there will be a great atmosphere with 50,000 supporters but it’s always good for the players to play in that atmosphere,” said Molina.

ATK’s defensive midfielder Ofentse Nato is likely to sit out the match as he hasn’t yet recovered from his injury.

They are also sweating on the availability of defender Pablo Gallardo.

Both teams ideally would have wanted to begin their campaign with wins, but having failed to do so, anything less than three points will disappoint them further.

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