SC East Bengal started their ISL 2020-21 season in poor form. They lost their first three fixtures before settling down as a cohesive unit. Robbie Fowler's side are now unbeaten in their last five fixtures and are placed 9th in the ISL table with 10 points from as many games.
Kerala Blasters FC had to wait till their 7th ISL fixture to notch up their first win of the season. Kibu Vicuna's side looked shaky and unsettled in the initial stages of the season but are eventually settling down as well. They occupy the 10th spot in the table, just one point behind SC East Bengal.
SC East Bengal vs Kerala Blasters FC: Head-to-head
SC East Bengal made their debut in the Indian Super League in the 2020-21 season. They visited the Kerala Blasters earlier in the season at Bambolim and the Red and Golds took the lead through an own goal.
Jeakson Singh scored in stoppage time to eke out a 1-1 draw and snatch a point from SC East Bengal. This draw is the only game the two ISL sides have played against each other.
Scorers from the current ISL season
SC East Bengal: Jacques Maghoma (3), Matti Steinmann (3), Bright Enobakhare (2), Anthony Pilkington (1)
Kerala Blasters FC: Jordan Murray (5), Gary Hooper (2). Sergio Cidoncha, Abdul Hakku, Costa Nhamoinesu, Rahul KP, Jeakson Singh and Vicente Gomez have all scored one goal each.
Clean sheets from the current ISL season
SC East Bengal: Sankar Roy (1), Debjit Majumdar (1)
Kerala Blasters FC: Albino Gomes (2)
More stats and numbers from the current ISL season
Most saves - Debjit Majumdar (SCEB): 33, Albino Gomes (KBFC): 31
Most passes - Matti Steinmann (SCEB): 466, Vicente Gomez (KBFC): 449
Most interceptions - Matti Steinmann (SCEB): 18, Jeakson Singh (KBFC): 15
Most tackles - Matti Steinmann (SCEB): 35, Rahul KP (KBFC): 39
Most touches - Matti Steinmann (SCEB): 562, Vicente Gomez (KBFC): 529
Most assists - Matti Steinmann (SCEB): 2, Facundo Pereyra (KBFC): 2
Most shots - Anthony Pilkington (SCEB): 25, Sahal Abdul Samad (KBFC): 18Published 14 Jan 2021, 20:15 IST