Toyota Yaris LaLiga World: Kerala Blasters vs Melbourne City, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 24, 2018 21:02 IST

FT : Kerala 0-6 Melbourne


21:02 (IST)24 JUL 2018

FULL TIME : Kerala Blasters 0-6 Melbourne City

Total Domination from the Sky Blues. Melbourne city strike six times to send Blasters out of any contention to get a single goal in the entire game.

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20:49 (IST)24 JUL 2018

2 Minutes Added on.

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87' Melbourne going all out for that seventh goal but Kerala are holding on here.

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83' OFF THE WOODWORK! Almost a seventh. Njaarine hits the post from distance. 

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80' Melbourne City onslaught is well and truly on.

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78' GOAL! Fornaroli finds the back of the net this time after the Blasters defence were caught napping.

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75' GOAAAL! Defence splitting ball from Najjarine who slots it home past Dheeraj to make it 5-0.

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75' GOAAAL! Defence splitting ball from Najjarine who slots it home past Dheeraj to make it 5-0.

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72' SAVE! Courage Pekuson leads a Kerala counter, sets up Stojanovic on a plate who lets everybody down with his shot being straight at the onrushing goalkeeper.

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69' Anas booked for a late challenge.

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67' Three powerful shots in quick succession from Melbourne. Dheeraj saves them all.

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65' MISS! Fornaroli shoots wide from distance.

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62' Kerala get multiple crosses from either sides into the danger area, but there is no one in the box to make use of the ball.

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60' MISS! McGree heads inches wide from a corner. Should have been 5-0 there.

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57' GOOAAAL! McGree twists, turns and shoots with immense venom. Into the goal in a flash past a hapless Dheeraj Singh.

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54' Prashanth with a curling left footer on goal. Saved.

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50' GOAL! Lachlan Wales scores again! He fires in a rebound after an initial save from Dheeraj. It is 3-0 now for the Sky Blues.

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46' BIG CHANCE. Len Doungel gets clear on goal, only has the keeper beat, gets caught in two minds and fails to shoot.

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The weather gods are angry now. It is raining cats and dogs here.

20:04 (IST)24 JUL 2018

Second half kicks-off.

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HALF TIME : Kerala Blasters 0-2 Melbourne City

McGree's and Vidosic's goals deservedly take the teams into the break with a 2-0 scoreline in favour of the Blues, who have dominated the entire first half.

Will Blasters hit back? Second Half, ten minutes away. Stay Tuned.

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1 Minute Added on.

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42' Resultant corner is collected with ease by Dheeraj.

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41' SAVE! Dheeraj with a brilliant diving save to deny McGree a long ranger.

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38' Stojanovic heads over the goal from yet another Prashanth cross.

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36' One way traffic continues. Melbourne City dominating the Blasters in every department since kick-off. 

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33' GOAL! McGree scores with a deflection off Jhingan. Blasters hit hard by two quick goals.

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30' GOAL! Dario Vidosic Wales scores! A lofted ball over everybody is headed in by Wales. It is 1-0 to the A-League side.

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28' Prashanth does a little shimmy, crosses in with venom, but nobody is at the far side to head it in. 

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26' Prashanth with a low and hard cross from the right, Jamieson clears it away. Kerala now slowly clawing back into the game.

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23' HOLICHARAN FINDS THE NET! Oh wait. The whistle is blown already due to a handball from a Yellow Shirt. Melbourne survive.

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20' The Kerala defence have done well to keep away any serious threat from the opposition, but the midfield looks out of form today as they have not been able to create any positive play so far. 

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17' Len shoots wide.

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16' Couple of crosses from either sides from Len and Poplatnik towards Stojanovic, but the City defence clear their lines.

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14' Series of corners for Melbourne City. McGree earns it with a deflection.

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11' Caceras has an attempt on target. Dheeraj saves.

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10' It is all Melbourne here in the first ten minutes so far. Kerala are playing catch up play.

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9' Melbourne get another corner swung in. Cleared away with ease. 

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6' Corner headed away by Anas for safety.

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5' Caceras dribbles past three defenders, outrun by Kali. Corner to Melbourne.

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4' Kali heads the incoming corner way off target.

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3' Poplatnik earns a corner for Kerala.

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3' Corner swung in by McGreggor for Melbourne. Cleared away by Kali.

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 2' Melbourne dominate early proceedings.

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AND WE ARE UNDERWAY!  Kerala are in their traditional Yellow kits, while Melbourne City are in their usual Sky Blues. 

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The Dignitaries meet the teams and unveil the trophy.

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The Manjappada are up and running with a Tifo and Smokeshow. Surreal Scenes.

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The Indian National Anthem is being played at the venue.

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The teams are out amidst the firecrackers.
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