Police consolidate top place beating Victoria 3-2, Baridhara-YMC ends in stalemate

Dhaka: Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) table toppers Bangladesh Police Football Club got a 3-2 victory over Victoria Sporting Club while the match between Uttar Baridhara Sporting Club and Fakirerpool Young Men’s Club resulted in a 2-2 draw on Saturday. Lower mid-table contesters Victorian boys actually had nothing to do when Police’s Al Amin hit the ground at the fifth minute of the game and took 1-0 lead for his team. At the 17th minute, Police brought the lead to 2-0 with Shamim’s goal. And this striker made the score line 3-0 netting his second goal at the 37th minute of the match. However, the Victorian boys started to give the toppers a good fight from the very first minute of the second half. They even paid two goals back as their striker Rony netted two goals at the 53rd and 63rd minutes back to back. But police boys were more determined to restrict their opponent from scoring any more goals. And finally, they succeeded as the match ended in 3-2. Bangladesh Police have already been occupying the top position of the table pushing Farashganj Sporting Club to the second spot. After today’s match, Police have consolidated their place at the top as they now have 25 points from 14 matches while Farashganj is at the second position with 22 points from 15 matches. Victoria Sporting Club standing at the 7th place with 18 points from 15 matches. In the other match of the day, Uttar Baridhara and Fakirerpool YMC had to share points since each team scored two goals. At the 28th minute, Baridhara’s Shapon opened the goal post. Later at the 41st minute, Arif came up with the second goal for Baridhara boys. After watching Baridhara’s scoring at the first half, Young Men roared in the second half. They made the score line 2-1 at the 57th minute with Parvez’s goal. The last goal of the match came from the feet of Fakirerpool’s Khandar at the 71st minute. Both the teams tried hard rest of the time but their efforts bore nothing more. This match did not affect the point table as Uttar Baridhara is still at the 4th position with 19 points from 14 matches and the Young Men are at the 8th place with 18 points from 15 matches.
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