Mohammedan move to 5th spot beating Saif

Souleymane Diabat celebrated with his teammates by scoring the winning goal of Mohammedan at Bangabandhu National Stadium on 5 May, 2021
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Dhaka Mohammedan advanced to the 5th spot in the point table beating Saif Sporting 2-1 in a second phase match of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) tournament at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday, reports UNB.

With this win, Mohammedan not only moved to 5th place but also avenged their 2-1 defeat against Saif in the first phase match.

Mohammedan has so far secured 25 points from 14 matches while Saif has slipped to the sixth slot, from 5th place, with their previous credit of 23 points from 14 encounters.

Earlier, Mohammedan made a good start to the second phase beating Arambagh 2-1, riding on a double strike of Mali forward Souleymane Diabate.

After a barren first half in the match, Cameroon striker Yassan Quatching put Mohammedan ahead in the 52nd minute (1-0), while Maraz Hosssin restored the parity for Saif in the 69th minute (1-1).

Souleymane Diabat, who scored twice in Mohammedan's 2-1 victory over Arambagh in the last match, again came to his team's rescue, scoring the match-winner in the 83rd minute (2-1).