Kerala Blasters suffered a stoppage-time heartbreak as it was forced to a 1-1 draw by SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan, Vasco, on Friday night.
Just when it looked like the Blasters would celebrate its third victory this season, after a Jordan Murray goal shortly after the hour mark, came the East Bengal equaliser from Scott Neville off a corner kick in the fourth minute of injury time.
AS IT HAPPENED
It was virtually a repeat of the previous meeting between the two teams, on December 20, which also ended 1-1. There was no change at the bottom in the 11-team ladder after the draw with East Bengal staying in the ninth spot (11 points) and Blasters in 10th (10 pts) after 11 games each.
The young Sahal Abdul Samad played a lively game as Blasters appeared to control a major part of the first half. And as the match progressed both sides had plenty of…