Kerala Blasters FC end their year with a win, after a six match winless run for the first time ever in their history of the ISL. Kerala Blasters managed to subdue the much appreciated Hyderabad FC on a two goal margin with the Malappuram lad, Abdul Hakku, and the Aussie, Jordan Murray, scoring those two for the Yellow Army tonight. A team that was solely built on scintillating teamwork looked to foster their game by performing individually and ended up losing to the Yellow Army.
Let’s have a look at the ratings for tonight’s match.
KERALA BLASTERS FC
Albino Gomes – 7.5
Albino Gomes had a good outing tonight as he made 5 saves which helped him reach on par with TP Rehenesh in the most number of saves.
Nishu Kumar – 7
Nishu Kumar had an average outing tonight but considering the overall team performance, his presence was paramount for the Blasters.
Sandeep Singh – 7.5
Sandeep Singh came in as a replacement for the injured centre-back, Bakary Koné, and took the audience by surprise with his scintillating outing tonight.
Abdul Hakku – 8
The Malappuram lad came in as a replacement for the injured centre-back, Costa Nhamoinesu, and scored his first ever goal for Blasters.
Jessel Carneiro – 7
The left-back captained the Yellow Army in the absence of Costa Nhamoinesu and had a decent outing with the Yellow Army tonight.
Jeakson Singh – 8.5
The 19-year-old had a scintillating outing tonight as he held himself and supported the backline at all costs. He earned himself the Hero Of The Match award tonight.
Vicente Gómez – 7
The Spanish central midfielder played a slightly advanced role today and was a great support alongside Jeakson and Facundo Pereyra.
Facundo Pereyra – 7.5
Facundo Pereyra had an excellent outing tonight as he played a key role in the midfield and provided the assist for Abdul Hakku.
Sahal Abdul Samad – 7
Sahal Abdul Samad had an average outing tonight but his presence in the pitch provided a lot to the collective performance and result of the club tonight.
Rahul KP – 7.5
The young lad had a good and composed outing tonight. Had quite a few chances for himself and was a formidable presence up front for the Yellow Army tonight.
Jordan Murray – 7.5
The Aussie was one among the two goalscorers for the Yellow Army and found his second goal in the ISL tonight.
Rohit Kumar – 7
Prasanth K – Unrated