The ISL 2016 semifinals kicked-off with an eye-catching encounter between Atletico de Kolkata and Mumbai City FC with the home side getting better of the visitors with a 3-2 scoreline. With all the excitement yet to settle down, we are here with the match preview between Kerala Blasters and Delhi Dynamos. We have also provided the live streaming details and the TV guide as we build up to the second semifinal in the ISL 2016.
ISL 2016 Semifinal 2: Kerala Blasters vs Delhi Dynamos Match Preview
Kerala Blasters reached the semifinals in the most dramatic fashion possible. They left the job till the last match in the group to make it to the ISL 2016 semifinals. In the last group match, they edged past NorthEast United FC with a scoreline of 1-0. And that win ensured them a second spot in the group stages of the ISL 2016. It has been incredible how fortunes can change in this tournament, and we might just be prepared for something special in the upcoming between the Kerala outfit and Delhi Dynamos.
Delhi Dynamos have lacked that sparked in the last group league match which has seen them going through to the semifinals much easily. However, that doesn’t mean that Delhi Dynamos have little chance of going through to the final of the ISL 2016. They have a formidable attacking line-up, and wISL ith Florent Malouda in the midfield, they pose a real threat to the defence of the home side. Also, Marcelinho possesses a great threat for the defence of Kerala as he has been instrumental in many of the goals scored by Delhi Dynamos.
Also, the thing that should be kept in mind is that Delhi Dynamos haven’t lost to Kerala Blasters in this season. They have kept their goal intact in both the matches while Kerala Blasters lost the away game 2-0. So Kerala Blasters need to work really hard in order get the better of the opponents in the ISL 2016 semifinal 2.
ISL 2016 Semifinal 2: Delhi Dynamos vs Kerala Blasters Team News
It is reported that both the teams will be able to field their strongest possible eleven with no news of injuries coming up. This means that a lot will depend upon the performance of Mehtab Hossain in the midfield as far as Kerala Blasters are concerned. On the other hand, Florent Malouda will have to be at his best in order to drive his team forward and Gianluca Zambrotta will be looking banking on him a lot in that department of the game. Also one thing that Zambrotta would like to point out is the lack of consistency. That will be the thing in the mind of the thinktank of the Kerala Blasters clash as they prepare for the match against Delhi Dynamos in the ISL 2016 Semifinal 2 in their home ground.
Kerala Blasters (probable line-up): Stack, Josu, Hughes, Hengbart, Jhingan, Mahamat, Mehtab Hossain, Vineeth, Nazon, Rafi and Belfort
Delhi Dynamos (probable line-up): Doblas, Rocha, Edathodika, Konsham, Chakraborty, Singh, Pelissari, Malouda, Lewis, Marcelinho and Gadze
ISL 2016 Semifinal 2: Kerala Blasters vs Delhi Dynamos Match Prediction
We are expecting yet another end to end as we have noticed in the ISL 2016 semifinal 1 between Atletico de Kolkata and Mumbai City FC which ended with the scoreline of 3-2 in favour of the home side. And with all the firepower at disposal in both the teams we another mouth-watering encounter is definitely on the cards. We predict a 2-2 draw where the scorers from the visitors will be Marcelinho and Gadze, while Rafi and Mehtab Hossain will their names on the scoresheet in the ISL 2016 semifinal 2.
ISL 2016 Semifinal 2: Delhi Dynamos vs Kerala Blasters Match Details
Date: December 11, 2016
Time: 07:00 PM IST
Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kerala
ISL 2016 Semifinal 2: Kerala Blasters vs Delhi Dynamos Live Streaming Details and TV Guide
TV Listings: The match will be telecasted live on Star Sports 1/HD1 & Star Sports 2/HD2 in English and Star Sports 3/HD3 in Hindi. Other than these, the match will be telecasted live on other channels of the Star Network in different regional languages.
Online Streaming Details: The live streaming of the ISL 2016 semifinal 2 between Delhi Dynamos and Kerala Blasters will be available on Hotstar.
We hope that the TV guide and the live streaming details of the ISL 2016 semifinal 2 between Delhi Dynamos and Kerala Blasters help you keeping track of the proceedings of the match. Also, share your views regarding the probable starting line-up. Don’t forget to have your say regarding the probable scorers of the goals besides what could be the final scoreline in the upcoming match. We will be eager to hear it from you. For further news and updates on the schedule of the ISL 2016 semifinals, click here.