Kerala Blasters Football Club defeated East Bengal Football Club by a score of 2-1 in the Indian Super League match played on Sunday, 4 November 2023 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata.
East Bengal Football Club
Kerala Blasters Football Club
East Bengal took the lead in the first half through a penalty from Cleiton Silva, but Kerala Blasters came back in the second half with goals from Daisuke Suzuki and Dimitrios Diamantakos.
The win takes Kerala Blasters to the top of the ISL table with 16 points from six matches, while East Bengal remain in 10th place with five points from six matches.
Both teams had plenty of chances to score throughout the match, but it was Kerala Blasters who were more clinical in front of goal. The visitors also defended well and limited East Bengal to few clear-cut chances.
The match was a closely-fought affair and could have gone either way, but Kerala Blasters ultimately deserved the win.
Here are the key highlights of the match:
- East Bengal took the lead in the 29th minute through a penalty from Cleiton Silva.
- Kerala Blasters equalized in the 56th minute through a goal from Daisuke Suzuki.
- Kerala Blasters scored the winning goal in the 89th minute through a goal from Dimitrios Diamantakos.
The match was a thrilling end-to-end encounter and was enjoyed by the large crowd in attendance.