Odisha stays at the bottom of the table despite its first victory of the season, with five points from nine matches. Meanwhile, Kerala Blasters remains at the tenth position as well, with six points from the same number of games.
Odisha finally bags their first victory after playing nine games in the Indian Super League.
Kerala Blasters FC 2-4 Odisha FC: TEAM NEWS
Odisha started with the formation of 4-4-2 making only one change After four matches. N Sekar returns to the starting eleven replacing S Sarangi.
Kerala Blasters head coach Kibu Vicuna has done two changes Abdul Hakku returns to the Blasters lineup replacing C Nhamoinesu and Rahul KP comes in place of Puitea. In a formation of 4-2-3-1.
Odisha went on a complete rampage in the second half as D Mauricio steals the win after an amazing brace within the interval of ten minutes.
Kerala Blasters FC 2-4 Odisha FC: MATCH ANALYSIS
The Blasters started the match in a bright manner. However, it lost steam very early. J Murray had put Kerala in front but J Singh’s own goal brought Odisha back in the game. S Taylor then handed the away side the lead just before half time.
Odisha won every second ball and dominated the Blasters on the field. The Juggernauts pushed Jacob up the field. He linked well with Mawihmingthanga and Lalhlimpuia and it helped them.
Mauricio steals the show by finding the back of the net with two stunning goals.
Jordan Murray: worked his shoes off for his third start in a row for the Blasters and scored an exclusive goal from a tight angle.
Diego Mauricio: Mauricio helped Odisha score 3 out of 4 goals. A goal from a deflection declared as an own goal, and two sublime finish from his side helped Odisha to bag their first win in the league.
Odisha will face Chennaiyin FC in their next fixture this Sunday at GMC stadium in the Indian Super League. Kerala will play against Jamshedpur FC this Sunday at Tilak Maidan.
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