Baridhara earn exciting victory

Players of Uttar Baridhara Club pose for an official photo before the BPL Football match against Sheikh Russel krira Chakra on 6 MarchBFF

Forward Sujon Biswas scored brace as Uttar Baridhara Club, came from behind, registered their second victory in the TVS Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) football beating Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra by an exciting 3-2 goals held today (Sunday) at Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium in Gopalganj, reports BSS.

With the day's win, Uttar Baridhara Club improved their tally to seven points from seven matches while Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra remained at their previous credit of five points playing the same number of outings.

In the proceeding, Sujan Biswas scored two goals while he was well supported by Uzbekistan defender Saiddoston Fozilov, who scored a lone goal for Baridhara. Kyrgyzstan defender Aizar Akmatov and Bissau-Guinean forward Esmaël Gonçalves scored one goal each for Sheikh Russel KC. The match was locked 2-2 at the breather.

Aizar Akmatov opened an account scoring the first goal for Sheikh Russel in the 8th minute and Esmaël Gonçalves doubled the lead scoring the second goal for Sheikh Russel in the 11th minute of the match.

Baridhara however staged a brilliant fight back in a span of two minutes as Saiddoston Fozilov reduced the margin scoring the first goal in the 39th minute and Sujon restored the parity scoring the second goal in the 40th minute of the match.

At one stage it was seemed the match were heading for a draw but, there were probably more drama remained in the match as Sujon sealed the victory scoring his second and third goal for Baridhara in the 94th minute, few seconds before the final whistle.

Uttar Baridhara Club dominated all through the proceeding and notched their deserving victory on the day while Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra played good football in the first half but they failed to keep the tempo in the second half. As a result, they had to leave the field with empty hand.

Monday's matches: Bangladesh Police Football Club vs Swadhinata Krira Sangha at Shaheed Smrity Stadium in Rajshahi and Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra vs Rahmatganj Muslim and Friends Society at Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium in Gopalganj. Bothe matches kick off at 3.30pm.