Josep Gombau is hoping to replicate home win performance against KBFC in Kochi as the Juggernauts return to Hero ISL action on 26th December.
After a strong outing against the Mariners at home which resulted in the points being shared by both the teams, the Spanish tactitian will be looking to bring back all three points from Kochi.
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The match will be telecasted live on Star Sports and live-streamed on Disney+ Hotstar & JioTV at 19:30 IST.
While Saul, Shubham, and Soosairaj are still recovering from their respective injuries, Nandha comes back into the sqaud after serving his suspension, boosting Josep's attacking options ahead of our game against the Blasters.
Narender & Sahil's solid defensive display against ATKMB earned them a spot on the Hero ISL Team of the Week. Victor has been getting regular game time post recovery and looks sharp. Josep will be definetly tempted to use the Spanish playmaker against the Blasters.
Kerala Blasters have been in good form as they are unbeaten in 6 games and have kept 3 clean sheets in the process. The Blasters edged past Bengaluru FC in a thrilling encounter before heading to Chennai. Dimitrios netted for the fifth game in a row and Giannou also managed to get himself on the scoresheet.
Leskovic has been massive at the back for the Blasters and he, too, chipped in with a goal against the Blues. KBFC come into this game on the back of a draw against CFC and will be looking to extend their unbeaten form.
KBFC currently sit on 5th with 19 points while the Juggernauts are on 6th with 19 points.
Josep and his men will be keen on getting a positive result in Kochi to bring back home and climb up the Hero ISL table.