FC Goa hosted Kerela Blasters in the 20th match of ISL 2017 & totally dominated the match to record a thumping 5-2 victory with the help of Corominas’s remarkable 7-minute hat trick, the fastest in ISL history.
It was the first away game for Kerela Blasters and all eyes were on the Men in Yellow, to see whether they can end their scarcity of goals.
The match started on a lightning pace as kerela drew the first blood in 7th minute of the match but a couple of minutes later FC Goa equalised to make the things even. First half ended with the scoreline of 2-2.
The second half started was in the name of FC Goa striker Coro as he scored a hattrick within the first 10 minutes of the second half. FC Goa extended their lead to a 3 goal margin within the 55th minute & maintain it till the end of the match.
FC Goa won the game 5-2, to move level on points with league leaders Bengaluru FC.
Let’s take a look at ISL 2017 Player Ratings : FC Goa vs Kerala Blasters “20th match”
Kattimani (6.5/10) – Despite FC Goa had a game to remember, Kattimani horrible season continues as the Goalie made some horrible mistakes to allow the opponents score two goals in a flash.
Narayan Das (7.8/10) – Narayan had a assist to his name & overall performance from him was good.
Bruno Pinheiro (7.3/10) – The center back didn’t had much to cheer in the first half but became the rock at the heart of defense for the Goa side in second half of the match.
Mohamed Ali (7/10) – The center defender gave a good performance overall & accompanied Bruno at the back.
Benny Seriton(6.9/10) – It was a par game for Seriton , although he picked up a yellow card.
Edu Bedia (8.2/10) : Bedia had an incredible game for his side as the midfielder had some good tackles & he did his job in the middle of park without much fuss. He also helped Goa win a lot of second balls.
Ahmed Jahouh(8.6/10): Jahouh was probably the best midfielder for Goa. The midfielder provided a skillful assist for Coro in the beginning of the second half.
Mandar (7/10): Mandar tried to make some good runs but he was stopped in his tracks for majority of the game. Plus his efforts at goal were also from long distance.
Lanzarote (9.3/10): The Spaniard was just excellent on the ground as he scored two goals and also provided an assist to Coro, which helped him in his hat-rick.
Brandon Fernandes (8.7/10): Brandon was constantly a threat for Blaster’s defense with his through balls, one of which found Coro and he took full advantage of it to double Goa’s lead in the 50th minute.
Corominas (9.9/10): Coro had a night to remember as he became the fastest player to score hat-trick not just in ISL 2017 but in the whole history of ISL.
Arana (6.5/10): The midfielder came on in 77th minute and maintained the goal margin for FC Goa.
P.Haldar (6.8/10): He was a 70th minute substitute and made a superb effort at the goal but failed to convert it.
Manvir Singh (6.5/10): The striker had very less minutes on the field as he came at 89th minute of the match.
Paul Rachubka (5.2/10): The Blaster’s goalkeeper had a terrible time, specially in the second half where he conceded three goals in a frame time of 7 minutes.
Rino Anto (5.5/10): The left back found himself unable to cope against the speed of Mandar and Narayan Das & felt short of them most of the time.
Jhingan (5.5/10): Same happened with the Indian center back as he also found himself repeatedly beaten by the speed of Coro and Lanzarotti.
Lakic-Pesic (5.7/10): Lakic-Pesic was unable to defend against the through balls which were played towards him & was also a culpirt for the Kerela Blasters flow show.
Lalruatthara(5/10): Lalruatthara tried really hard, but was ineffective while defending as he was beaten by Goa’s pace & direct style of football.
Pekuson(7.2/10): Probably Pekuson was the only bright spot of the match. He tried to get into the opponent’s box many times but lack of quality passes made him ineffective.
Arata Izumi (5/10): Arata was overpowered by the Bedia and Jahouh in the midfield.
Metei (5.3/10): Another Blasters player who had a terrible night to remember.
Jakichand Singh (7,5/10): The Indian star equalized the things for blasters after a good through ball from Milan Singh was played from the right.
Sifenos(8/10): Sifenos scored the opening goal for Blasters. He tried his best to hold the ball upfront but was left outmuscled by Bedia and company.
Milan Singh (6.8/10): The midfielder had to come in just after 6 minutes after Dimitar Berbatov injured himself. & also helped in assisting Jakichand Singh for his goal.
Prasanth (6.5/10): The midfielder came on in the 74th minute and did not have much impact on the game.
Karan Sawhney(6.5/10): Sawhney came on in the 64th minute & was largely ineffective.