Meet Kerala Blasters FC’s New Head Coach Ivan Vukomanovic

Kerala Blasters FC Coach Disappointed with Error-Plagued Performance against Mohun Bagan Super Giants

Kerala Blasters FC’s head coach Ivan Vukomanovic expressed disappointment with his team’s error-filled performance at home against Antonio Habas’s Mohun Bagan Super Giants. Despite a 4-3 loss, the Blasters showed promise in Kochi but ultimately fell short.

Armando Sadiku opened the scoring early on, only for Vibin Mohanan to equalize in the 54th minute. Sadiku struck again, but Dimitrios Diamantakos leveled the score with a left-footed shot. Deepak Tangri’s header gave the Blasters hope, but Jason Cummings and Diamantakos sealed the win in injury time.

Vukomanovic emphasized the team’s struggles in defending set-pieces, pointing out the importance of concentration, responsibility, and awareness in such situations. He highlighted the need for players to maintain momentum and focus, especially against strong opponents like Mohun Bagan SG.

The coach acknowledged his team’s inexperience and individual errors, lamenting missed opportunities and conceding goals. Despite the setbacks, he praised the players for their effort but stressed the need for improved performance in key moments of the game.

Vukomanovic recognized the quality of their opponents and predicted a successful season for Mohun Bagan SG. He acknowledged the challenge of facing one of the top teams in the league and emphasized the importance of minimizing mistakes to secure points in future matches.

Overall, the coach remained optimistic about his team’s potential but acknowledged the need for growth and improvement to compete at the highest level. Kerala Blasters FC may have lost the battle, but there is determination to bounce back stronger and make an impact in the ongoing season of the Indian Super League.

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