Sheikh Russel suffer season’s first defeat against Police

Former champions Sheikh Russel KC tasted their first defeat of the season in their 3rd match of the 10-team ABG Bashundhara Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football after conceding 0-1 goal defeat against Bangladesh Police FC at their home venue Bashundhara Kings Arena on Saturday.

After a barren first half, Venezuela forward Edward scored a match winning goal for Police FC in the 65th minute of the match (1-0). Later, he was adjudged the best player of the match.

On completion of the 3rd round matches on Saturday, Police FC advanced to the 3rd slot securing six points with two wins and one loss while Sheikh Russel KC went down to the 4th place collecting four points with one win, one draw and a defeat.

Defending champions Bashundhara Kings maintained the all win record to dominate the league comfortably securing nine points while Dhaka Mohammedan SC followed them also with unbeaten run securing seven points with two wins and a draw.

In the other 3rd round matches held on Friday, Bashundhara Kings outplayed Fortis SC 3-1, Dhaka Mohammedan SC crushed Brothers Union 5-1, Dhaka Abahani Ltd tasted the first win beating Sheikh Jamal DC 1-0 while Rahmatganj MFS played 1-1 draw with Chittagong Abahani Ltd.

The 4th round matches will be held next Friday and Saturday.

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