Staff Reporter : 1 FEBRUARY, 2021, 9:32 PM
None of the Abahanis, from Dhaka or Chattogram, had won the match between two as the their match on Monday saw a 1-1 tie in Bangladesh Premier League in Dhaka.
The two goals in the match came from penalty kicks and the one Chattogram team could not score also was from a penalty kick.
Playing the fifth match on the day, Dhaka Abahani had eleven points and that was the team’s second tie. Playing same number of matches, Chittagong Abahani had seven points.
Dhaka Abahani opened net in the 32nd minute making use of a penalty kick awarded to the team after its Brazilian striker Francisco Wagsley Rodrigues De Sousa Filho was grounded inside the box by Chittagong Abahani midfielder Saker Ullah. That Brazilian took the shot and hit the net.
In the 44th minute, the sky blue outfits could double the lead. Its Haitian striker Belfort Kervens Fils, with the ball, entered the box and tried to hit the post with a weak shot which went a little far from the sidebar.
The port city team was awarded a penalty kick in the last minute of the first half when their midfielder Rakib Hossain’s headed shot touched their Dhaka opponents’ defender Tutul Hossain Badsha. Chattogram boys sent Brazilian striker Nixon Guylherme Rocha Brizolara to take the penalty kick who in the end succeeded to put smile on his fellows’ face and leve the margin.
Chattogram boys had a chance to go ahead from another penalty kick in 88th minute. Striker Nixon Guylherme took the shot and Dhaka’s custodian Shahidul Alam Sohel prevented the attempt efficiently.
Failing to utilise chances, none of the Abahanies succeeded in breaking the deadlock in the end.
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