ATK vs Kerala Blasters is going to be an entertaining match as previous season’s runners-up is taking on the 10th placed team last season.
ISL Match Preview
ATK Mohun Bagan is hosting Kerala Blasters in the opening match of the ISL 2021 season. ATK Mohun Bagan was one of the top performers of last season and was leading from the top. But their unfortunate run during the final match has seen them sway away from the Trophy last season and will be looking forward to winning this year’s campaign. ATK Mohun Bagan has made several changes in their squad and also signed the attacker Hugo Boumous from Mumbai City for a record fee
Kerala Blasters FC on the other hand managed to win only 3 matches last season with several changes to the team. Kerala Blasters will be looking to bounce back this season with their various changes in the team. The club has appointed their new head coach Ivan Vukomanovic for this season’s campaign and is looking to see significant changes from their previous performances.
ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters Match Details
Time- 7:30 PM
Where to watch- Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Star Sports Network, and JioTV
Venue- Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Goa, India
ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters Team News:
ATK Mohun Bagan-
With missing out on the trophy last season ATK Mohun Bagan is going to give all in for their upcoming fixture. Habas’s side has faced a heavy 0-6 defeat to FC Nasaf during their AFC Cup campaign which dented the team’s performance and motivation. With various changes in the squad, the club looks stronger and is this season’s title contender. The team is looking forward to Roy Krishna and David Williams’s duo for the goals after adding Hugo Boumous and Joni Kauko in midfield.
Injuries – Tiri is looking doubtful as of now but he is likely to start
For Kerala Blasters, this could finally be their much-awaited season with a comeback. Finishing at the bottom of the table last season with registering just 3 wins Kerala Blasters surely had a disappointing season last year. The club has made various changes while they managed to retain their best-performing players. However, there has been a change in the management with the appointment of a new head coach the club is looking to turn its fortunes around. With players like Alvaro Vazquez, Jorge Pereira Diaz, Enes Sipovic, and Chencho Gyeitshen in the side. Kerala Blasters will be hoping for a better campaign this season.
Injuries- Muheet Shabir is set to miss out on today’s fixture
ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters Head-to-Head
ATK Mohun Bagan- 5
Kerala Blaster- 4
ATK Mohun Bagan- A.Singh (GK), Tiri, Kotal, Bose, Boumous, McHugh, Rodrigues, Tangri, Krishna, Williams, M.Singh
Kerala Blasters- Gomes (GK), Kumar, Sipovic, Carneiro, S.Singh, J.Singh, Abdul Samad, Prasanth, Khabra, R.KP, Vazquez Garcia