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All you need to know about the East Bengal - Kerala Blasters game:

An important duel in the bottom section of the Indian Super League, with both East Bengal and Kerala Blasters experiencing more worry than joy. This match is a classic "six-pointer" with the home team placed 9th and the visitors in 10th place.

Insights:
  • East Bengal has the most conceded goals in the second half (12) in Indian Super League
  • Kerala Blasters has the most conceded goals (19) in Indian Super League
Best bookmaker betting odds:

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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East Bengal form and stats

When playing at home in the Indian Super League, East Bengal have managed 1 win, 3 draws and suffered 1 defeat from 5 games.

East Bengal enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at Bengaluru's place. The match ended 1-0 with Matti Steinmann scoring. The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 1-1 versus Goa.

The manager R. Fowler will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Chennaiyin in only three days.

Bengal are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 6 goals in 5 games. East Bengal have conceded 6 in these home matches.

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Kerala Blasters form and stats

Playing away, Kerala Blasters, who have the most conceded goals (19) in Indian Super League, have won 1 game, drawn 1 and suffered 3 defeats in the Indian Super League this season.

Two travels in a row for Blasters, whose manager J. Vicuña Ochandorena could celebrate last time after the Indian Super League win against Jamshedpur. A loss against Odisha FC was the result prior to that, in a home game.

Blasters made it very difficult for themselves in their last game, Lalruatthara receiving a red card in the 67th minute. The match was still a draw at this point. But even with this card, Kerala Blasters won the match 3-2!

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Kerala Blasters have scored 6 goals in 5 league games away. For Blasters, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Kerala Blasters - Bengal 1-1.

Top Goalscorers

Kerala BlastersJ. Murray
J. Murray
4 goals
East BengalJ. Maghoma
J. Maghoma
3 goals
BengalM. Steinmann
M. Steinmann
3 goals

East Bengal missing players

Kerala Blasters missing players

Competition: India Indian Super League
Competition: Fri 15.January
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Tilak Maidan Stadium (12000 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Mumbai City 9 7 1 1 16 4 5 4 1 0 10 2 4 3 0 1 6 2 12 22
2 ATK Mohun Bagan 9 6 2 1 10 3 5 4 1 0 6 1 4 2 1 1 4 2 7 20
3 Hyderabad 10 4 3 3 15 13 4 1 1 2 5 7 6 3 2 1 10 6 2 15
4 Goa 10 4 3 3 13 11 5 1 2 2 7 7 5 3 1 1 6 4 2 15
5 Jamshedpur 10 3 4 3 12 12 5 1 1 3 8 10 5 2 3 0 4 2 0 13
6 Bengaluru 10 3 3 4 12 13 6 1 2 3 7 9 4 2 1 1 5 4 -1 12
7 NorthEast United 10 2 5 3 12 14 5 2 1 2 5 5 5 0 4 1 7 9 -2 11
8 Chennaiyin 10 2 5 3 8 11 5 0 3 2 1 5 5 2 2 1 7 6 -3 11
9 East Bengal 10 2 4 4 10 15 5 1 3 1 6 6 5 1 1 3 4 9 -5 10
10 Kerala Blasters 10 2 3 5 13 19 5 1 2 2 7 8 5 1 1 3 6 11 -6 9
11 Odisha FC 10 1 3 6 10 16 4 0 1 3 3 6 6 1 2 3 7 10 -6 6

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Mumbai City 9 7 1 1 16 4 5 4 1 0 10 2 4 3 0 1 6 2 12 22
2 ATK Mohun Bagan 9 6 2 1 10 3 5 4 1 0 6 1 4 2 1 1 4 2 7 20
3 Hyderabad 10 4 3 3 15 13 4 1 1 2 5 7 6 3 2 1 10 6 2 15
4 Goa 10 4 3 3 13 11 5 1 2 2 7 7 5 3 1 1 6 4 2 15
5 Jamshedpur 10 3 4 3 12 12 5 1 1 3 8 10 5 2 3 0 4 2 0 13
6 Bengaluru 10 3 3 4 12 13 6 1 2 3 7 9 4 2 1 1 5 4 -1 12
7 NorthEast United 10 2 5 3 12 14 5 2 1 2 5 5 5 0 4 1 7 9 -2 11
8 Chennaiyin 10 2 5 3 8 11 5 0 3 2 1 5 5 2 2 1 7 6 -3 11
9 East Bengal 10 2 4 4 10 15 5 1 3 1 6 6 5 1 1 3 4 9 -5 10
10 Kerala Blasters 10 2 3 5 13 19 5 1 2 2 7 8 5 1 1 3 6 11 -6 9
11 Odisha FC 10 1 3 6 10 16 4 0 1 3 3 6 6 1 2 3 7 10 -6 6

East Bengal Kerala Blasters
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
10 5 2 Played P 1 5 10
2 1 1 Won W 0 1 2
4 3 1 Drew D 1 1 3
4 1 0 Lost L 0 3 5
10 6 5 Scored S 0 6 13
15 6 3 Conceded C 0 11 19
90% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 80% 90%
80% 80% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 80% 80%
40% 40% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 60% 50%
30% 40% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 60% 50%
10% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 40% 30%
50% 60% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 60% 60%
20% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 20% 20%
40% 40% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 40% 30%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.7 2.8 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 3 2.5
2 2 0 Red cards R C 0 2 2
 
7.5 8.4 9 Shots (avg) S ( 8 10.8 10.2
2.6 2.4 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 3 3.3
38% 50% 62% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 40% 39%
Key stats in Indian Super League this season:
  • East Bengal has the most conceded goals in the second half (12) in Indian Super League
  • Kerala Blasters has the most conceded goals (11) away in Indian Super League
  • Kerala Blasters has the most conceded goals (19) in Indian Super League
  • Kerala Blasters has the most dropped points from leading position (8) in Indian Super League
  • Kerala Blasters have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Bookie East Bengal Draw Kerala Blasters

Read more about Indian Super League

The Indian Super League is one of two top level football leagues in India (the other is I-League). It is officially known as the Hero Indian Super League. The season runs from September to March with ten teams playing two fixtures against each other. The top four teams in the league table enter a championship playoff.