Live: Delhi Dynamos 2-0 Kerala Blasters
Full Time. Delhi Dynamos 2-0 Kerala Blasters
Brilliant turnaround in the second half by Delhi. They blitzed Kerala at the start of the second half to go two goals up by the hour mark. Then, they just rolled on to victory. Delhi Dynamos are now leading the Hero ISL. Kerala on the other hand were simply outplayed in that second half. They'll need to recover quickly as their next game is in four days.
Delhi Dynamos Second Goal.
90+4' Late free kick for Kerala. Cleared again. Game should be done now.
90+1' Delhi are taking it easy now as they see out the game.
90' 4 minutes added on
90' Kim Kima comes on for Milan Singh who's hurt his hand.
89' Another foul conceded by Kerala.
88' Delhi have really nullified Kerala's attacks.
87' Gadze gives way for Badji.
85' Malouda wins a free kick in a good position.
83' Another tame effort from Kerala. Delhi holding on to their lead really well.
80' German with an attempt but it's a simple save for Doblas.
79' Brilliant interplay between Delhi as they are dominating the game now.
76' Bruno Pelissari. Mount on for Delhi. Marcelinho off. He could probably win the man of the match today
74' Delhi were away on goal in a counter attack but Marcelinho couldn't quite locate Gadze.
72' Free kick for Delhi. Kerala defend it easily.
70' Delhi's front three keep hitting Kerala on the break.
68' Great chance for Delhi! Marcelinho' curling shot isn't saved too comfortably by Nandy but luckily for him Gadze smashes the rebound over.
67' Beautiful pass by Tebar for Milan Singh who can't quite connect.
65' Triple change for Kerala as Coppell desperately looks for a way back in the game.
Delhi Dynamos first goal scored by kean lewis.
64' Clever ball over the top for Gadze but Nandy comes out to collect well.
63' Freekick for Kerala in a good position but the delivery was flat.
61' The team with the most goals so far have now scored 2 in 5 minutes against team which had best defence in the Hero ISL.
60' GOOALLL!! Marcelinho Scored for Delhi. Delhi are two up. Lovely build up play by the Dynamos which ends with Malouda crossing it deep to Marcelinho, who's calculated header is fantastic
58' Malouda looked for Gadze's run in the box but his cross flies over.
57' The veteran 'keeper Sandip Nandy looks distraught. At the rate, Delhi are going to the top.
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56' GOOOALLLL!!! Kean Lewis scored for Delhi.Horrible mistake by Nandy who didn't release the ball in time and gifted it to Gadze, who set up Lewis to finish calmly.
55' Gadze slots the ball in the net but he is found to be offside.
52' Rafi slips as he tries to Connect with Ishfaq'a cross. Goalkick to Delhi.
50' Neither team able to maintain possession in the second half so far.
48' Another free kick, this time in favour of The Blasters. 3 fouls in 3 minutes in the second half.
47' Mahamat is the first to get a yellow this game.
46' Second half is underway in foggy weather .
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Half time- Delhi Dynamos 0-0 Kerala Blasters.
There were a couple of good chances created by both teams but neither has quite been able to take them. Marcelinho and Lewis have been particularly good for Delhi meanwhile Belfort has done well for Kerala so far. Both teams will go into the second half knowing they need to be more clinical.
45' Only one minute added on.
44' Six fouls of Kerala as opposed to only two for Delhi.
41' Belford cross is met by Kadio at the edge of the box and is headed just wide.
38' Rafi was set free but could not find a teammate when in a position to cross.
37' Belfort made a good interception but his shot goes high and wide.
36' Josu's freekick from deep is cleared very well by Delhi.
35' Malouda has struggled to get into the game today.
33' Ruben Rocha got late by Kadio.
Best chance of the match so far for Delhi .
32' Delhi have been getting more and more dominant as the game has gone on with Virender Sehwag watching on.
31' Great long ball for Gadze but hits his first-time shot just wide.
29' Great attempt by Marcelinho! On the half volley from a flick by Gadze, the Brazilian shoots just wide.
28' Delhi taking the third corner of the game. Malouda to take this time. Goes over everybody.
27' Delhi will feel their main man upfront Gadze has been too quiet so far. Not getting the delivery he'd like.
26' Meanwhile, Kerala seem set up to use the counter attack.
25' Delhi have been dependent on their left side for building attacks.
23' Delhi win a corner through Lewis.
Best chance of the match so far .
21' Malouda's shot gets blocked.
18' Marcelinho with another good run towards goal. Rafi had gone down injured moments before that.
17' A strike from almost half way from Kadio isn't too far away.
16' Lewis has been very lively on the wing so far.
15' Sandip Nandy is alert and gets to the cross first.
13' Counterattack straight away for Delhi and they almost score. Lewis almost plays Gadze in for a tap in.
12' What a chance it could've been for Kerala! The keeper was beaten, but frantic defending from Delhi saves the day.
10' Cross by Shouvik from the left is met on the volley by Marcelinho but it goes over. Good attempt, still.
9' Malouda's free kick goes way over.
8' Delhi were almost away after an advantage played by the referee but he is forced to pull it back for the foul.
6' Kerala have been dangerous early on.
4' Belford doesn't get enough space to shoot but gets himself a corner. Delhi look to counter from it though.
3' Kerala now get a corner themselves.
2' A spirited run by Marcelinho earns him a corner.
1' Kick off at Delhi!
6:58 pm With the national anthem just being concluded, both skippers meet in the middle for the toss. Kerala Blasters FC have won the it and select the side. They will be attacking from right to left for the first half.
6:55 pm The teams make their way out for the 30th league game of the season.
6:51 pm Delhi Dynamos are one of the best attacking sides in ISL 2016 having scored 10 goals so far; which is the most by a team in ISL 2016. They have the best overall shot accuracy of 59.45% this season and a goal conversion rate of 13.51% is bettered only by Chennaiyin FC. On the other hand, Kerala have been one of the best defensive sides of ISL 2016. They have conceded only 48 shots on goal this season - the lowest by a team. Which is why they have conceded just 4 goals so far in ISL 2016 – the fewest by a team.
6:44 pm Both teams come in to the game knowing a victory could take them to top spot in the league.
6:34 pm Teams sheet are out .
Delhi Dynamos FC Playing XI:Antonio Doblas Santana(GK), Souvik Chakraborty, Anas Edathodika, Chinglensana Singh Konsham, Rubén González Rocha, Milan Singh, Marcos Tébar, Florent Malouda(C), Richard Gadze, Marcelo Leite Pereira, Kean Lewis.
Kerala Blasters FC Playing XI:Sandip Nandy(GK), Sandesh Jhingan, Cedric Hengbart(C), Josu Currais, Ishfaq Ahmed, Mehtab Hossain, Elhadji Ndoye, Didier Boris Kadio, Azrack Mahamat, Mohammed Rafi, Kervens Belfort.
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6:17 pm Welcome from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. I am your host Ashish Negi and this is Khel Now's live commentary of the game between Delhi Dynamos and Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League.
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Published: Fri Nov 04, 2016 08:55 PM IST