With 15 points from eight matches, Sergio Lobera's team displaced ATK at the top of the table. Antonio Habas' men are second with 14 points.
Odisha FC had to shift their first three games to Pune due to the upgradation work at the Kalinga Stadium for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020.
Kerala had the better chances to score but it was a Piti (38') penalty that broke the deadlock. CK Vineeth (71') added the visitor's second before Raphael Messi Bouli scored a brace (75', 87') to pull his team level.
The Gaurs find themselves third on the table with 12 points from seven games. Their opponents, ATK, have been brilliant ever since their opening day loss against Kerala Blasters FC.
Odisha FC edged past Hyderabad FC with a 3-2 win in the Indian Super League.
The Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Competition Committee had earlier recommended expanding the premier continental club competition in Asia by eight teams from the existing 32.
FC Goa returned to winning ways in the Indian Super League with a 1-0 win away over Hyderabad.
The striker saw off stiff competition from the likes of Jamshedpur FC's Sergio Castel, Odisha FC's Aridane Santana, FC Goa's Mourtada Fall and Bengaluru FC custodian Gurpreet Singh Sandhu.
ATK have reclaimed the top spot in the Indian Super League with a comfortable 3-0 win over NorthEast United.
Centre-back Juanan (36th minute) scored his first goal of the season to secure Bengaluru's third win of the season and take them to the top of the table.
Josep Gombau's side come into this tie after playing out three successive draws, two goal-less results against ATK and Kerala Blasters, followed by a 2-2 draw away to Chennaiyin FC.
Sergio Cidoncha's (2nd minute) early goal helped the home side set the tempo of the match. Mourtada Fall (41st) pulled FC Goa level before the break but was sent off for a last-man tackle in the second-half.
Jamshedpur are third on the table with 10 points from five matches, while NorthEast sit fourth, a point behind their opponents. A win on Monday will be enough for either team to sit atop the table.
Bengaluru FC were held to a 1-1 draw by hosts Hyderabad FC as the latter avoided their fifth defeat of the campaign.
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Castel climbed to the top of the goalscoring chart and Jamshedpur climbed to the second spot on the table with 10 points after five matches. Goa slipped to fourth and have eight points.
Chennaiyin FC secured their first win in the ongoing Indian Super League, beating Hyderabad FC 2-1 in a match that sprung to life in the final moments with all the goals coming in added time.
A win will take Goa to the top of the Hero ISL table, but the Gaurs' head coach Sergio Lobera would be concerned with the fact that his side haven't won consecutive matches this season.