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Delhi Dynamos vs Kerala Blasters Live Score and Commentary

Delhi Dynamos
FT
2 - 0
Kerala Blasters
K. Lewis 56'
Marcelinho 60'
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FT: Delhi Dynamos 2-0 Kerala Blasters

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90+3' Pelissari trips Jhingan and Kerala have a free-kick. Josu swings it in, and Delhi clear with ease.

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90+2' Florent Malouda is pulled up for offside after he runs past Hengbart with a sneaky run. Replays show he was very, very narrowly offside. The Frenchman has looked like the Malouda of old tonight. He should be pleased with his performance, as should Gianluca Zambrotta.

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90' Milan Singh walks off the pitch holding his elbow. Kim Kima replaces him, as 4 minutes of injury time are added on.

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88' Barring a miracle, Delhi Dynamos will go top of the Indian Super League with all three points, taking their total to 13 points from 8 games. Kerala Blasters will see their playoff chances diminish as they are in 6th place with 9 points from 8 games.

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87' Badji comes on to replace Gadze. He seems to be limping off - not sure if that is tactic to waste time, or if he's genuinely hurt.

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85' Malouda is tripped by Pratik on the left wing, and Delhi have a free-kick in a promising position. Kerala clear the initial ball into the box, but Delhi work it to Pelissari on the left edge of the box, and he earns a corner. Delhi take it short, and the danger dissipates.

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82' Kerala have a corner on the left wing. Delhi comfortably clear the delivery that does not even beat the first man.

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80' German shoots from the edge of the box with his left foot, cutting inside from the right wing. Doblas is well positioned to collect his low strike.

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79' My word. Almost some atrocious defending. Pelissari works his way to the left edge of the box and sends in a low cross, that Hengbart intercepts. The centre-back then takes an age to clear, and Gadze pounces, but Nandy blocks for a corner.

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79' This is painful viewing for Kerala Blasters fans, as they had high hopes going into this game. With 10 minutes to go, its hard to see where a goal is going to come from for the visitors.

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78' Oh dear... Josu gifts with ball to Pelissari with a cross-field ball, but Pratik shoves him over to prevent the danger.

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76' Marcelinho takes a free-kick from the right wing and Chinglensana Singh gets his head to the ball, but heads over. That is Marcelinho's last action of the game, as Bruno Pelissari comes on to replace him.

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74' Kerala have a corner, and Josu sends it right into the penalty spot, but Doblas charges out to clear the ball. As Delhi counter with Marcelinho in a 2-on-3 situation, the Brazilians cross to Gadze is cleared by Jhingan.

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72' Josu concedes a free-kick in a dangerous position on the wing, as he trips Malouda. Delhi take it short, and Kerala clear the ball into the box with ease.

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71' Nearly! Malouda chips the ball to Marcelinho in the box, but he miscontrols the ball and Jhingan intercepts and snuffs out the danger.

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68' HOW DID HE MISS THAT?! The game should be over. Marcelinho charges into the box from the left and shoots a curler at Nandy with his left foot. The Kerala keeper makes a mess yet again and palms it straight to Gadze in the box, but he shoots over from about 5 yards out!

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67' Kerala are really struggling with the long ball forward. Milan makes a run forward and almost gets past Hengbart.

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Here's that first goal by Delhi

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64' Pratik comes on to replace N'doye, while Ishfaq is replaced by Duckens Nazon. Steve Coppell makes his third and final change as Antonio German comes on for Kervens Belfort.

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64' Nearly! It's all Delhi at the moment - Malouda chips a ball forward to Gadze with the striker narrowly beaten to the ball by Nandy.

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63' Kerala have a corner from the right wing, and Josu sends in an inswinging cross, but his delivery is low and comfortably cleared at the near post.

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60' A superb team goal from Delhi. Gadze lays the ball off to Malouda, who runs into the box, checks back and crosses to Marcelinho at the far post with his right foot. The Brazilian has a very narrow angle to score from and precisely loops the ball with his head over Nandy into the opposite corner. Delhi Dynamos 2-0 Kerala Blasters

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60' GOAL MARCELINHO

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59' Nearly! Delhi are firmly on top as they counter-attack. Malouda is clear of the Kerala defence down the left, but his cross to Gadze in the centre is overhit and the danger fizzles.

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56' AN ABSOLUTE HOWLER FROM SANDIP NANDY! The Blasters keeper takes a heavy touch and Gadze pounces, and then holds the ball up well, laying the ball off to Kean Lewis. The winger takes a couple of touches in the box, before curling a finish past Nandy to give Delhi the lead and send the home crowd wild! Delhi Dynamos 1-0 Kerala Blasters

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56' GOAL KEAN LEWIS!

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55' THE BALL IS IN THE NET! The crowd are still celebrating a goal, but Richard Gadze was penalised for offside way before he finished past Sandip Nandy

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53' Delhi try to work a couple of threatening positions down their right wing, but Josu defends well.

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51' POOR! Kerala work the ball well to Ishfaq Ahmed on the right, and he produces an intelligent cross from the right, and Rafi should do MUCH better than a poor hack at the ball in the box. A clear chance to score, and the Blasters eschew it for yet another time.

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49' A really sloppy start to the second half as Malouda is the latest to give away possession with a poor through ball forward to Kean Lewis.

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48'' Another foul! Milan only concedes a free-kick as his high boot catches Mehtab Hossain, who bravely went in with his head. He's back up though.

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47' Some physical stuff right at the start of the second half as Azrack goes into the book for catching Marcelinho in the face, while Richard Gadze was in the wars moments earlier.

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46' PEEP PEEP PEEP! Kerala Blasters get us underway in the second half. Will we see a goal?

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The teams have exited the tunnel. Kickoff in the second half is moments away!

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The second half is minutes away. Stay tuned!

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Sehwag also pleads with his own fans to promote and support football in general, and Delhi Dynamos as well.

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At half-time, Viru is being interviewed. He says he love watching football... thanks to his kids, who are ardent fans of the ISL

47'
A. Mahamat
K. Lewis
assist: R. Gadze
56'
Marcelinho
assist: F. Malouda
60'
64'
P. Chowdhary
E. Ndoye
65'
D. Nazon
I. Ahmed
65'
A. German
K. Belfort
Bruno Pelissari
Marcelinho
77'
B. Badji
R. Gadze
87'
Lalchawnkima
M. Singh
90'
Tournament ISL 2016 - Week 8
Stadium Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Match time Fri, 04 Nov, 07:00 PM
Delhi Dynamos
13
Toni Doblas
6
K. Singh
5
Rubén
30
A. Edathodika
23
S. Chakraborty
11
Marcelinho
14
Marcos Tébar
15
F. Malouda
8
K. Lewis
12
M. Singh
43
R. Gadze
Kerala Blasters
24
S. Nandy
5
C. Hengbart
19
E. Ndoye
11
I. Ahmed
21
S. Jhingan
99
Josu Currais
14
M. Hossain
57
D. Kadio
88
A. Mahamat
9
K. Belfort
20
M. Rafi
Delhi Dynamos Subs
25
D. Devadas
2
R. Nongrum
17
Memo
99
B. Badji
7
A. Do
39
Lalruatthara
50
D. Addy
1
S. Anganba
27
Lalchawnkima
4
I. Niasse
10
Bruno Pelissari
Kerala Blasters Subs
27
M. Chopra
22
P. Karuthadathkuni
16
G. Singh
1
G. Stack
2
P. Chowdhary
78
D. Nazon
17
F. Choudhary
8
V. Rai
12
T. Haokip
7
M. Rafique
10
A. German
61% POSSESSION 39%
11 SHOTS 8
3 SHOTS ON GOAL 1
7 FOULS 13
5 CORNERS 5
3 OFFSIDES 3
0 YELLOW CARDS 1
0 RED CARDS 0
1 SAVES 1
Points Table
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1 Mumbai City 14 6 5 3 8 23
2 Kerala Blasters 14 6 4 4 -2 22
3 Delhi Dynamos 14 5 6 3 10 21
4 Atlético de Kolkata 14 4 8 2 2 20
5 NorthEast United 14 5 3 6 0 18
6 Pune City 14 4 4 6 -3 16
7 Chennaiyin 14 3 6 5 -5 15
8 Goa 14 4 2 8 -10 14
Last updated: Nov 04, 2016 20:52