Indian Super League: Spanish Striker Koke Gives NorthEast United 1-0 Win Over Kerala Blasters

A 45th minute strike from Koke sealed the deal for NorthEast United as they did well to hold on to their slender lead in the action-packed second-half at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati.

updated: October 13, 2014 22:19 IST
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NorthEast United and Kerala Blasters in action during ISL.


Guwahati: Spanish striker Koke's opportunistic first-half strike ensured a 1-0 win for the NorthEast FC against Sachin Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters FC in the second match of the Indian Super League in Guwahati on Monday. (Highlights)

The former Marseille frontman struck at the stroke of the break in the 45th minute with a snap angular right-footer that beat former England custodian David James, manning the Blasters bar.

It was an Aibor Khongjee throw inside the box towards David Ngaihte, who rolled it towards the tip of the box for the Koke. The 31-year-old 'Man from Malaga' took a first time shot to find the net.

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