Defensively, the Blasters stood out
“Honestly, Goa dominates all the teams in the league. They have a philosophy of maintaining possession and finding gaps. I think the team stood firm in defense against them and tried to close the gaps.
Both teams deserved every point
Asked if the result of the match was fair, the Blasters coach replied that both teams deserved one point each. The Blasters boss pointed out that both teams had scored goals, adding that Goa and the Blasters deserved one point each as the game developed in both halves. “Of course both teams want to win. Our strategy today was to press in the first half and score a few goals.” Ivan said.
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About January Transfers
The Blasters coach was also confronted yesterday with questions about his January transfer plans. Ivan replied that the management was working on it, but did not say anything at the moment, but said he would look into the matter in the coming days.
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Eight consecutive matches unbeaten
The Kerala Blasters completed their eighth consecutive match in the 2021-22 season ISL yesterday. The Blasters lost the first game of the season to ATK Mohan Bagan by four goals to two, and won or drew the next eight. Currently, Kerala is third in the league table with 14 points from 9 matches, including 3 wins and 5 draws.