Delhi Dynamos flaunted its attacking strength steamrolling Kerala Blasters 2-0 to move on top of the ISL table at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi, on Friday. Kean Lewis and Marcelinho scored in the space of four minutes for Gianluca Zambrotta's side as Kerala paid for their defensive errors.
In a clash between the best attack and strongest defence, Delhi’s strike-force delivered in the second session with goals from Kean Lewis and Marcelinho in the 56th and 60th minute, respectively. Delhi
Pre-match talk of attack versus defence played out in the opening 45 minutes as Delhi saw more of the ball and had the better scoring chances. Kerala on their part simply defended and looked to hit their opponents on the counter. Brazilian striker Marcelinho had the first chance to open the account for Delhi when a quick throw-in on the right was flicked on by Richard Gadze to Marcelinho. The Brazilian lost little time in smashing the ball but it only ended up hitting the side netting.
Kerala’s best chance of the half came late in the game. Kervens Belfort sent a good cross from the left for Didier
Four minutes later, Marcelinho made it 2-0. A fantastic ball from Malouda saw the Brazilian head it perfectly beyond Nandy from an acute angle.The setbacks upset Kerala’s calculations prompting coach Steve Coppell to make three substitutions within a minute. Coppell introduced Antonio German, Pratik Chowdhary and