There are clear indications that the Spaniard was fed up with the current situation at the club and had made up his mind to leave.
Blasters suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat at the hands of Hyderabad FC on Tuesday night in Goa to bow out of the play-offs race.
Kibu Vicuna's men have grabbed seven points from their last three games as compared to six in their first nine matches.
The Gaurs are on a six-match unbeaten run against Blasters and will aim to continue that at the home venue Fatorda Stadium.
Sergio Cidoncha, who scored the opening goal against NorthEast United, and Gary Hooper would be the key players for Blasters.
Kerala Blasters went down 0-1 to ATK Mohun Bagan in their opening match, while NEUFC shocked Mumbai City FC 1-0.
This time around Kerala Blasters look solid and well-balanced, at least on paper.
The Yellow Brigade have managed to bring together a compact team with most of the bases covered.
Vicuna, having steered Mohun Bagan to an I-League triumph last season while playing an attacking brand of football, faces his former employers with a point to prove.
The 25-year-old will be the final foreign signing for KBFC this season and the Asian origin player to be a part of the squad as per the new foreign player rule.