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Kerala Blasters
N. Fedor 90'+1'
U. Singh 90'+3'
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Kerala got their shape for the whole of the scheduled 90mins, but they got caught off-guard in the four minutes added on in the end, letting in two goals. They worked really hard all match and will be heartbroken after the late goals. 
Bengaluru on the other hand, end their league matches asserting their dominance, after reaching 40points with this win. They will go into the play-offs full of confidence. Though they attacked a lot in the first half, Kerala had a quite a few of their own in the second. But, Bengaluru made sure that the few that they got, counted. Two attacks in quick succession right at the end of the match and Kerala were caught napping. This team will definitely be favourites to win the ISL this season. 
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Miku has been adjudged to be the Hero of The Match. 
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There's the whistle and it's all over. It finishes 2-0 in favour of Bengaluru. 
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90+3' GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL !!!!!!!
It's 2-0 now to Bengaluru FC, as Udanta gets onto the scorecard. Dimas finds him with a precise ball, standing at the edge of the box, at the right. Udanta instead of putting the ball in, drops his shoulders and just cuts back into the middle and fires a low shot with his left boot. It rolls past the keeper again, this time into the right bottom corner. 
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90+1' GOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLL !!!
Miku has made amends for his miss and Bengaluru have their goal.  He rushes into the box after picking up the ball layed off for him at the edge of the box. Then he lines it up and fires  a shot that is almost a photocopy of the one from his boots just a couple of minutes here. Only this time it rolls past the keeper, nestling right into the left bottom corner of the net. 
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90' There will be four minutes of added time here.
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88' That was the clearest chance for both teams till now, that fell for and was squandered by Miku for Bengaluru FC. Jhingan is really struggling now, as his pocket is picked and it's Miku on the ball. He rushes forward with Wes Brown the only defender in front. He goes for goal after getting into the box, instead of squaring it to his teammate standing alone at the far post and the ball goes wide.
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86' SUBSTITUTION(Kerala Blasters FC) : Izumi Arata is taken off as Sahal comes on. 
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84' Jhingan is back on his feet and the Kerala faithful will be relieved to see their captain hobble back onto the pitch. 
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82' Jhingan is down again and this looks bad. The referee has signalled for the stretcher. 
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SUBSTITUTION(Bengaluru FC) : Sunil Chhetri is subbed off for Alwyn George
Dimas has been handed the captain's armband.
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80' Now, it's the referee who goes down. He trips over his own leg and takes a tumble onto the turf. 
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79' Bengaluru seem to be readying a substitution. 
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78' Miku cannot believe it as he gives a free-kick away. He looks at the referee asking how that challenge by him was a foul, when the one's where he had been taken down were not given. 
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75' Big chance missed by Bengaluru. Chhetri puts Jhingan under pressure and pushes him towards the back-line. Jhingan tries to clear, but his clearance is straight to Bengaluru. The ball is swerved into the middle, where Udanta runs onto it, unmarked, but his header goes wide of the post. 
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74' Jhingan trying to play his teammate in with a long ball over the top, but he plays it too long and the player cannot reach it. 
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72' Kerala have had a lot more of the ball in the second half, as Vineeth lashes out at a ball from just outside the Bengaluru box, and unsurprisingly, the ball sails into the stands.  
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70' Dimas picks up the ball in midfield, as he rushes onto the free ball and just skips past a slide challenge, with just a slight dink on the ball. He plays it forward for Miku to run onto, but Jhinghan is there to meet him. 
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68' Gudjon chests the ball from a throw-in near the Bengaluru goal and then tries to muscle his way into the box. He goes down in the box and now he is clutching his hand in pain. It's surprising how many players are getting injured in one match. 
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65' A good chance created by Kerala. It's Arata to Gudjon, who controls it well and just waits on the pass to the free man running in from the left. Gudjon rolls it to him, who then tries to pull it back into the middle. But, Bengaluru can deal with it. 
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64' Bengaluru get a throw-in as Kerala try to play out from the back and give away the throw. But, the substitute Udanta, makes a mess of it and ends up making a Foul-Throw.
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61' Another chance for Bengaluru, as Toni chips a nifty ball over the Kerala defence for Chhetri. Chhetri takes the shot, but can't score.  
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60' Everyone seems to be picking up knocks, as it is the Kerala captain, Jhinghan who is down on the ground. 
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59' SUBSTITUTION(Bengaluru FC) : The lively Nishu Kumar is replaced by Daniel Segovia.  
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57' SUBSTITUTION(Bengaluru FC) : Boithang is taken off for Udanta.
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56' Big chance for Bengaluru. Sunil takes the ball out wide to the left and then turns and floats it in. Boithang watches it and then runs in with a lunge at the end to try and meet it. But, unfortunately for him, can only manage to injure his wrist and looks like he will be subbed off. 
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54' Miku trying to show his strength against two Kerala defenders, gets forced off the ball and it's a goal-kick to Kerala. 
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51' The pace of the game has gone down a bit compared to the high it ended with at the end of the first half, as we see Kerala on the attack. But Bengaluru have enough players behind the ball and Kerala are forced to play wide.
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49' Kerala have a rare free-kick in the opposition half. The ball is floated into the box, but Bengaluru can clear. 
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46' Good sportsmanship from Chhetri, as Arata goes down under his challenge and he shouts to stop play, so that the injured man can receive some attention. 
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We're back with the second half as Kerala kick us off. 
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Bengaluru have done most of the attacking, with Nishu rushing down the left and Sunil making the Kerala defence uncomfortable with some good skills on the ball. 
But Kerala have held their shape well, despite continuous pressure from the opposition. It will be interesting to see how long they can continue like this. 
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That's the end of the first half, where it remains goalless.
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45+1' Nishu and Rachubka are both down, as he has a through played through for him to latch on to. But, Rachubka is aware of it and bravely comes out to meet him. There's a collision and both the players are down on the turf. 
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There will be one minute of added time at the end of this half. 
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45' Big chance for Bengaluru, as Miku is found with a beautiful through ball. He drives forward with the ball and is brought down in the box under Jhingan's challenge. The referee however, deems it to be a fair challenge, much to Miku's disbelief. 

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44' Nishu again with a run down the left, tries a one-two with Sunil, but the return is straight to the Kerala defence.
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42' Another corner for Bengaluru. It's taken short and then floated in. Kerala get it out of the box, but it comes out to Boithang, who goes for goal. The shot however, is straight to the keeper, who claims it. 
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38' Looks like Nishu has been entrusted with the responsibility to make runs down the left flank for Bengaluru. He seems to be darting down again and again, as Subashish seems to be slotting into his place, whenever he goes up. 
U. Singh
assist: Dimas
90'+3'
N. Fedor
assist: Daniel Segovia
90'+1'
87'
S. Samad
A. Izumi
A. George
S. Chhetri
82'
Daniel Segovia
N. Kumar
59'
U. Singh
B. Haokip
57'
25'
P. Karuthadathkuni
J. Singh
B. Haokip
19'
Tournament ISL 2018 - Week 18
Stadium Sree Kanteerava Stadium
Match time Thu, 01 Mar 2018, 08:00 PM
Kerala Blasters (5-3-2)
David James (Manager)
1
Gurpreet Singh
22
N. Kumar
15
S. Bose
16
E. Paartalu
2
R. Bheke
14
Dimas
8
L. Rodrigues
11
S. Chhetri
19
Toni
17
B. Haokip
7
N. Fedor
1
P. Rachubka
39
Lalruatthara
21
S. Jhingan
6
W. Brown
20
J. Singh
31
R. Anto
12
M. Singh
8
A. Izumi
15
D. Negi
16
G. Baldvinsson
13
C. Vineeth
Kerala Blasters (5-3-2)
David James (Manager)
Bengaluru Subs
20
A. George
18
T. Haokip
12
Daniel Segovia
30
Malsawmzuala
28
Lalthuammawia Ralte
4
Z. Ralte
21
U. Singh
Kerala Blasters Subs
27
S. Chowdhury
19
S. Hanghal
11
P. Karuthadathkuni
4
N. Lakić-Pešić
14
L. Meitei
18
S. Samad
7
K. Sawhney
59% POSSESSION 41%
16 SHOTS 6
3 SHOTS ON GOAL 0
14 FOULS 11
3 CORNERS 2
1 OFFSIDES 1
1 YELLOW CARDS 0
0 RED CARDS 0
0 SAVES 1
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1 Bengaluru 18 13 1 4 19 40
2 Chennaiyin 18 9 5 4 5 32
3 Goa 18 9 3 6 14 30
4 Pune City 18 9 3 6 9 30
5 Jamshedpur 18 7 5 6 -2 26
6 Kerala Blasters 18 6 7 5 -2 25
7 Mumbai City 18 7 2 9 -4 23
8 Delhi Dynamos 18 5 4 9 -10 19
9 Atlético de Kolkata 18 4 4 10 -14 16
10 NorthEast United 18 3 2 13 -15 11
Updated: Mar 01, 2018 22:06 PM | Published: Mar 01, 2018 17:45 PM