ISL: Wounded Kerala Blasters looking for a comeback
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ISL: Wounded Kerala Blasters looking for a comeback

Comebacks always make great stories. Host Kerala Blasters, which is right now at a hopeless seventh position in the table, will not expect anything short of a victory against Jamshedpur FC and a comeback at Kaloor Nehru International Stadium in Kochi on Tuesday.

Kerala Blasters are passing through a bad patch in the history of Indian Super League (ISL) as the team after eight matches could find only a single victory against ATK and that too during the opening round of the tournament. In order to regain the fans’ confidence and to find a play-off berth, Blasters need to pull up a victory.

Recently, a section of the Blasters’ fans, who are known for its blind dedication once, have turned hostile and threatened to boycott the Blasters’ matches. But Blasters coach David James knows that a win against Jamshedpur FC, which is on the fourth position, is not easy. But David James, who is also the former England World Cup team member, said: “All we can do is giving our 100 per cent.”

Back to winning race will be the mantra of each and every Balster player. Kerala Blasters is reeling under the worries of injuries. Serbian midfielder Nikola will not be available. The two key players, Slavisa Stojanovic and Courage Pekuson, are in pink and have resumed training.

Jamshedpur is also coming here after a goalless draw, against NorthEast United. Jamshedpur coach Cesar Ferrando is confident as the team is on a better position.