Kerala Blasters squandered possibilities galore to play out a goalless draw with Jamshedpur FC within the Indian Super League on the GMC Stadium right here on Wednesday.
Kerala have been, by far, the superior staff total and created extra possibilities than Jamshedpur however lacked the innovative within the ultimate third, which denied them their fourth win of the season.
The first half proved to be a pulsating affair however attackers of each side have been responsible of lacking possibilities.
Jamshedpur dominated the opening quarter and had the chance to take the lead early on, following a blunder from Kerala keeper Albino Gomes.
He miscued a clearance, gifting the ball straight to Nerijus Valskis. The striker popped a shot at purpose however Albino recovered properly in time by managing a finger-tip save, which kissed the far-post earlier than going out.
Valskis missed one other gilt-edged likelihood within the thirtieth minute after some pretty build-up play from Jamshedpur. Aitor Monroy discovered the Lithuanian within the field with a pleasant lob however Valskis fluffed his likelihood as he tried an acrobatic volley.
Kerala dominated the second quarter and long-established three massive possibilities, solely to be denied by the woodwork on all events.
The first was when Gary Hooper unleashed a long-range shot that struck the underside of the crossbar earlier than bouncing again into play. However, replays urged that the ball crossed the road however it went unnoticed by the officers.
Minutes later, Sandeep Singh whipped a teasing cross for Jordan Murray whose header brushed the upside of the body.
And then, Lalthathanga Khawlhring rattled the crossbar once more from shut vary in harm time, leaving Kerala assistant coach Ishfaq Ahmed annoyed on the touchline.
After the restart, Kerala carried on from the place they left off as they dominated the second half. They had a possibility to bag the opener after the hour mark when Khawlhring created house on the correct and delivered a cross in the direction of Murray on the far-post. The Australian’s looped header, nonetheless, flew inches extensive of purpose.
Kerala threw the kitchen sink at their opponents as the sport entered its ultimate phases. They created likelihood after likelihood however lacked the completion, and have been pressured to share factors with Jamshedpur on the full-time whistle.