Kerala Blasters suffered a 7-0 loss to Tottenham on Wednesday in a Group B draw of the Next Gen Cup 2022, played on the Tottenham Hotspur training ground.
The tournament is part of the partnership between the Premier League and the Indian Super League (ISL), with the Blasters that qualify for this edition finishing in the top two, alongside Bengaluru, in the inaugural Reliance Foundation Development League (RFDL ) which was held earlier this year. year.
Muhammed Ajsal missed a chance to give Kerala the lead in the 26th minute before the Spurs U21 scored twice in two minutes via Jahziah Linton (31′) and Jaden Williams (32′), who went on to score a hat-trick.
Max Mcknight (57′) started the scoring fest in the second half, while Tom Bloxham (61′), George Abbott (74′) and Williams (86′ pen, 88′) rounded out the defeat.
Kerala Blasters will face Crystal Palace on Saturday in the third place match at the same venue.