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Bengaluru FC vs Kerala Blasters: How has one of ISL’s fierce rivalries evolved over the years

Bengaluru FC has been one of the most sensational teams in the history of the Indian Super League with one silverware in the tournament guided by some rollicking performances as well. Hence, despite the Blues’ late entry into the league, the Bengaluru FC vs Kerala Blasters fixture has fast gained mileage amongst fans.

Bengaluru FC has been border lining on the fringes of mediocrity in recent times and will be desperate to find an outlet that can bring back the relevance to them. The Tuskers, on the other hand, still continue their trophyless run in the league.

Kerala Blasters vs Bengaluru FC Head-to-Head ISL stats

Kerala Blasters9252
Bengaluru FC9522

Bengaluru had started their Indian Super League journey in 2018 under Spanish coach Albert Roca and was off to a flying start as they ended up bagging the ISL title in their very first season. Kerala Blasters, on the other hand, has been a part of the league ever since its inception and have been a part of the finals twice.

Over the last few years, Kerala Blasters have fallen from their grace. And Bengaluru FC hasn’t managed to keep their formidable form intact, they have managed to keep Indian national football team mainstays Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and Sunil Chhetri over the last few years.

Bengaluru FC vs Kerala Blasters FC: Results

January 7, 2018BFC vs ATKISL1-0
February 3, 2018KBFC vs BFCISL0-2
March 1, 2018BFC vs KBFCISL2-0
November 5, 2018KBFC vs BFCISL1-2
February 6, 2019BFC vs KBFCISL2-2
November 23, 2019BFC vs KBFCISL1-0
February 15, 2020KBFC vs BFCISL 2-1
December 13, 2020BFC vs KBFCISL 4-2
January 20, 2021KBFC vs BFCISL2-1

Bengaluru FC vs Kerala Blasters FC: Top scorers

Sunil Chhetri (Bengaluru FC): 5 goals

Sunil Chhetri is the highest goal-scorer for former ISL winners Bengaluru FC with 5 goals in his kitty. He has found impressive partners in the form of Udanta Singh, Nishu Kumar, Alvaro Vazquez who have fed him with delectable balls. The Indian national football team captain is also the leading goal-scorer for Bengaluru FC against Kerala Blasters

Bartholomew Ogbeche (Kerala Blasters): 2 goals

One of ISL top scorers Ogbeche is one of the most prolific strikers to have played for the Kerala Blasters FC. Ogbeche knows the net pretty well and is one of the most eminent sportspersons to have met the ball with substantial force.

When will Bengaluru face Kerala next?

BFC’s latest clash game against Kerala in 2021 saw both sides finding the back of the net once each. Alan Costa and Cleiton Silva have been the two show-stoppers for Kerala. In the game against Kerala, Ashique Kuruniyan scored both goals as he put one in the opposition’s net and put one in the own net. The date of the next clash between Bangalore and Kerala is still to be announced.

At the moment, Kerala has been riding high on the youngster Sahal Abdul Samad, who has been blazing bright for a while. Prince Ibara, on the other hand, has arrived as the latest BFC star and will be an important inspiration to look forward to in 2021-22. Danish Farooq was one of the brightest stars of Real Kashmir and is currently plying his trade for BFC. Jeakson Singh is another rising sensation in the fabric of Kerala Blasters. Albino Gomes is another reckoning name for the Blasters.

Bengaluru FC came up with Iman Basafa, an Iranian footballer who is also deemed as one of the most prolific attackers in the BFC line-up. The target for both the teams is now resurrecting themselves to the former glory. Similarly, Adrian Luna is a valuable addition to the Kerala Blasters FC rank. Other youngsters at BFC included Suresh Singh while at Kerala Blasters FC, Sandeep Singh is another promising name.


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