Athletico Madrid 1 (P S O :4) vs Kerala Blaster 1 (P S O : 3)
Kochi stunned by Athletico Madri when they beat Kerala Blaster in ISL final once again.This time Kerala Blaster had a good chance to win their maiden title in their home ground but they failed to do it.
The Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi plunged into stunned silence as Athletico de Kolkata's Jewel Raja sent goalkeeper Graham Stack the wrong way and buried the ball into the right corner of kerala blasters' net with the fifth and decisive penalty of the shootout.The strike saw Athletico de Kolkata lift Their second ISL crown.
In the first ISL in extra time a goal from Mohammad Rafique which saw Kolkata beat Kerala.This time Kerala betean in Penalty Shootout by Athletico de Kolkata.
Blaster had their first opportunities in the ninth minute.After Belford Latched on to a clearance from Blasters defence , he powered along the middle passing Athletico's Pritam Kotal on the way before Passing the ball to Vineeth on the right but the fleet-footed Blasters Striker messed up his first touch and gave away the ball easily.
37' minute Goal for Kerala Blaster , some sluggish defending from Kerala blaster and they paid a price for it. Athletico's kotal who failed to keep hold of Blasters' Mohammad Rafique and the Mohammad rose high above the defender to head Mahtab's corner past Majumdar into a goal.
44' minute Kolkata didn't take too much time to leveled a game.Henrique scored a goal for Athletico de Kolkata.
Untill two penalty shootout both teams were on level Canadian saw his kick being saved by Blaster's keeper but Ndoye hit the ball over the bar with the third spot kick for Blaster.
Cendric Hengbart kick saved by Kolkata goli and thats it for Kerala Blaster.Raja took a last kick and he made no mistake to convert it into a goal.
Heart-breaking lost for Kerala blaster at their own homeground.