Kerala Blasters’ search for their first home win this season continues when they square off against an out-of-sorts FC Pune City at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi on Friday (December 7) evening. ISL Points Table | ISL Results | ISL Fixtures It’s just four points which separate the two sides who have both only managed to win a single game from their 10 matches. In fact, these two outfits have struggled in attack with 11 and nine goals scored respectively. Ahead of the match, Kerala Blasters coach David James went on to express his displeasure with what he perceived as an over-aggressive game from Pune City. “I think they have had a few suspensions and (Iain) Hume has only just come in. I am surprised that they have not had more suspensions, some of the tackles that their players make are borderline disgraceful,” commented the Englishman.
Kerala Blasters vs Pune City: Probable Lineups
Kerala Blasters (4-2-3-1): Dheeraj Singh, Cyril Kali, Nemanja Lakic-Pesic, Anas Edathodika, Sandesh Jhingan, Zakeer Mundampara, Courage Pekuson, Sahal Abdul Samad, Halicharan Narzary, Seiminlen Doungel, Slavisa Stojanovic
Pune City (4-2-3-1): Kamaljit Singh, Ashutosh Mehta, Matt Mills, Martin Diaz, Sahil Panwar, Adil Khan, Marko Stankovic, Iain Hume, Marcelo Periera, Ashique Kuruniyan, Nikhil Poojari