Indian Super League, Round 18
With the race for the qualifying spots heating up, there won’t be much room for error when Hyderabad takes on Kerala Blasters at the Tilak Maidan, later today. Ahead of this game, we take a look at some key figures to bring you into matchday mood…
Hyderabad FC have now scored 21 goals in the 17 league games. 17 of those 21 have come in the second half of games this season. In comparison, Kerala have scored 11 goals in the first half of their games and 13 in the second half, which brings it to 30 goals scored by the two teams, after the break. This promises a thrilling contest till the final whistle in Vasco.
29 Goals Conceded
The Blasters have now conceded 29 goals in their 17 league games this season. Only Odisha (30) have conceded more while Hyderabad FC have conceded 17 goals in their 17 games.
Though all of our defenders have been in a consistent form, it is Akash Mishra who has been ever-present in the squad for Hyderabad FC, playing 1,530 minutes in 17 games.
4 Clean Sheets
Hyderabad FC now have 4 clean sheets since the turn of the year. The Blasters have kept just three clean sheets all season.
Our energetic full-back Asish Rai is third in the list for interceptions completed in the ISL this season, with 48 to his name. Kerala has Vicente Gomez at the top of this list, who has made 22 interceptions this season.