ISL 2017-18: Kerala Blasters vs Delhi Dynamos - TV channel, stream, kick-off time & match preview
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The Tuskers and the Lions will be eager to get a win on Saturday as the season enters a crucial phase..

Kerala Blasters play hosts to Delhi Dynamos in an Indian Super League (ISL) tie at the Jawaharlal Nehru International stadium in Kaloor, Kochi, on Saturday. 

Game Kerala Blasters v Delhi Dynamos
Date Saturday, January 27
Time 8:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30)

 


TV CHANNELS & LIVE STREAM


Kerala Blasters Manjappada

The Star Sports Network have the exclusive broadcasting rights of the ISL. The games will be telecast with the option of English and/or Hindi commentary over their bouquet of television as well as digital platforms.

India (English) TV channel Online streams
Star Sports 2/HD Hotstar and Jio TV

Commentary will also be available in vernacular languages across India.

Hindi TV channel Bengali TV channel
Star Sports Hindi 1/ HD Jalsha Movies/HD
 
Malayalam TV channel Kannada TV channel
Asianet Movies/HD Suvarna Plus/HD

 


TEAM NEWS


KERALA BLASTERS: 

KBFC Likely XI

Injured - Keziron Kizito
Doubtful - Dimitar Berbatov
Suspended - None
Key Players - Iain Hume, Courage Pekuson

DELHI DYNAMOS FC:

DELH XI

Injured: Albino Gomes, Simranjit Singh, Xabier Irureta, Sena Ralte, Jeroen Lumu, Nandhakumar, Rowilson Rodrigues, Edu Moya
Doubtful: None 
Suspended: None
Key Players: Lallianzuala Chhangte, Kalu Uche


GAME PREVIEW


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An Iain Hume hat-trick lit up the evening the last time Kerala Blasters took on Delhi Dynamos and the Kochi faithful will be hoping for a similar show on Saturday when the Tuskers host the Lions. 

Both teams are in unenviable positions in the league right now with Kerala Blasters placed seventh and Delhi Dynamos propping up the table in the tenth position. A defeat on Saturday will be highly detrimental to either teams' chance of making it to the playoffs. 

Hence one can expect an all-out battle because the season is at that stage where being cagey will not serve the purpose of both teams, perhaps Delhi are badly in need of a win than Kerala. 

Kerala Blasters are coming into this game after a loss to FC Goa at home. They have only won one game at their home, which was a sort of fortress last season. It is time for the Men in Yellow to ensure they capitalise on their home games. They have brought in Icelandic striker Gudjon Baldvinsson as a replacement for Mark Sifneos but have been dealt a blow with an injury to Ugandan midfielder Keziron Kizito who is reportedly out for the season. 

Delhi Dynamos are also coming after a damaging defeat to Jamshedpur FC where they lost despite being two goals up at one point. The defence has been their Achilles' heel this time around and Kerala will be hoping to capitalise on that. 

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Moreover, Delhi are suffering from injuries to most of their first-choice players and will be forced to field a weakened outfit which makes the home team the favourites to win the game. 

Can Kerala Blasters do the double over Delhi Dynamos or will the away side avenge their earlier loss? 

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