Team Kerala Blasters clinched 1-1 draw against FC Pune City in a thrilling Indian Super League (ISL) game held on Thursday. FC Pune City Player Marcelinho took lead against the opponent team in the first-half of game. Player Mark Sifneos (73rd) clinched essential points in the second half to match the points with Kerala Blasters. Following the game, Pune FC clinched top spot on the table with 16 points from 9 games whereas Kerala clinched 8th position with 8 points.
In the earlier game, FC Pune City defeated NorthEast United by 5-0. They had an initial opportunity to go to the front when a Marcelinho free-kick was carried out by Adil Khan crossways goal and into the trail of Rafael Lopez who couldn’t able to hook up.
In the initial 20 minutes of game, the visitors achieved five corners but victory evaded them. In the 33rd minute of game, Pune’s hard work lastly helped the team to clinch the game.
Marcelinho and Keralite Ashique efforts sent back Brazilian No. 10 Ashique to the pavilion.
Kerala Blasters persists to seek for the equalizer and their stay finished when Sifneos scores his third goal of the season in the 73rd minute.