FC Goa are set to square off against Kerala Blasters in Matchday 4 of the Indian Super League (ISL).
Both teams entered this season after having undergone a squad overhaul and are yet to find their form. Both head into the game winless after the first three matches this season.
Kerala Blasters opened the ISL 2020-21 season with a clash against ATK Mohun Bagan, but lost the game thanks to a lone goal from Roy Krishna. The team continued their possession-based game but allowed the Highlanders to pick up a point in a 2-2 draw.
The Blasters then went on to draw another game against Chennaiyin FC, after Albino Gomes saved a crucial penalty. The Kerala Blasters have had a lot of the ball, but with results not coming in their favour, they will be in dire need of a win.
On the other hand, FC Goa have had a similar run of results. They have picked up two points from their opening three games. ast season's ISL Shield winners will aim to bag their first victory of the ISL season.
FC Goa vs Kerala Blasters - All you need to know
FC Goa and Kerala Blasters have faced each other 12 times in the past. The Gaurs have won on eight occasions, while the Men in Yellow have won thrice. One game ended in a draw. In their last meeting, FC Goa completed a 3-2 victory.
Results of last two ISL matches between FC Goa and Kerala Blasters
FC Goa 3 - 2 Kerala Blasters
Kerala Blasters 2 - 2 FC Goa
Top 3 goalscorers from last season
FC Goa - Ferran Corominas (14), Hugo Boumous (11), Jackichand Singh (5)
Kerala Blasters - Bartholomew Ogbeche (15), Messi Bouli (14), Rahul KP (1)
Clean sheets from last season
FC Goa - 5
Kerala Blasters - 3