Jamshedpur FC vs Kerala Blasters Prediction: Indian Super League 2020-21
Jamshedpur FC were pretty convinced with their ending to 2020 as they beat Bengaluru FC in the final week of December. However, they are now set to face Kerala Blasters who have not lived up with their standards this season.
Jamshedpur FC vs Kerala Blasters Where to Watch
1) Star Sports 1 and HD, Star Sports 2 and HD.
2) Live streamers can watch it live on Jio TV and Hotstar.
Jamshedpur FC are currently fifth, and a win here would make them a part of the top four as they also have a match in hand.
Kerala Blasters would want to get some points on the board after a shambolic loss against Odisha FC. Kibu Vicuna and co. are currently tenth in the table, not where they want to be ideally.
Jamshedpur vs Kerala Blasters Head to Head
The two teams usually make some thrilling encounters with Jamshedpur FC having won twice out of the six meetings between the two, while Kerala Blasters are yet to win their first against them in the ISL.
Jamshedpur FC vs Kerala Blasters Fact Check
1) Kerala Blasters have the joint-most headed goals scored in the ISL.
2) Jamshedpur FC are unbeaten against Kerala Blasters in their last six meetings.
Jamshedpur FC vs Kerala Blasters Team News
Jamshedpur FC would be thankful for the break as they have several players returning from injuries. David Grande, Narender Gahlot, and a few more could make way into the XI if Coyle feels like incorporating them right away.
For Kerala, keeping Nerijus Valskis would be the primary job for his side and with that, they will have to sort themselves offensively too. Nishu Kumar and Costa Nhamoinesu are doubts for the fixture, Prashant K may start as the ideal replacement.
Jamshedpur FC vs Kerala Blasters Players to Watch
Stephen Eze (Jamshedpur FC)
The defender has been one of the most underrated players in the ISL, and his defensive abilities are enormous. His partnership with Peter Hartley is full of understanding and covering up for one another, while his physicality makes him lethal during set-pieces.
Jordan Murray (Kerala Blasters FC)
The Australian has been doing well this season. He can score and he can create and people are still not aware of all the tricks he has in the box.
Murray's hold-up play has amassed people to an extent, while his nature of dropping deep to create chances could be something Jamshedpur's backline will have to care about.
Jamshedpur FC vs Kerala Blasters Prediction
Owen Coyle and co. enter today's match as favorites but we have already witnessed several unprecedented results in the competition.
The competition is wide open and nothing is certain as of now. What is certain is that the team which performs well, has a plan in mind, and manages to execute their plans perfectly would come on top.
For today's game between Jamshedpur FC and Kerala Blasters, Sportco predicts Jamshedpur FC to win.