Amrinder Singh and Eugeneson Lygndoh were the heroes for Bengaluru FC as they played out a 1-1 draw away to defending champions Johor Darul Ta'zim in the first leg of the AFC Cup semi-finals in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
Amrinder was beaten only once in the match, by Argentine striker Jorge Pereyra Diaz in the 52nd minute, while Lyngdoh scored the equaliser in the 56th.
Bengaluru coach Alberto Roca made only one change from the team that had beat Tampines Rovers 1-0 over two legs in the quarterfinals,...
When: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Start time: 2045 local (6:15 pm IST)
Where: Larkin Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
There are some facts about Bengaluru FC's run to the semi-finals of the AFC Cup this year that bear acknowledgement. This is the three-year-old club's first foray into the last four of one of Asia's most prestigious club competitions, and in this they have emulated Dempo -- the Goans had a storied history of over 40 years when they lost to Safa of Lebanon...
When: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Start time: 1930 local (5 pm IST)
Where: Jalan Besar Stadium, Singapore
It is a testament to how well Bengaluru FC played the first leg of their AFC Cup quarterfinal against Tampines Rovers, that they will perhaps be a little disappointed not to come to Singapore with a bigger advantage.
The odds were completely stacked against Bengaluru ahead of last week's clash at the Kanteerava Stadium, with the team having not played a competitive...
A last-gasp penalty conversion by Indian captain Suresh Singh kept the hosts alive in the AFC Under-16 Championship following a thrilling 3-3 draw against Saudi Arabia in Margao on Sunday.
India were given the perfect start with early goals by Aniket Jadhav and Aman Chetri, but then found Saudi Arabia coming back into the game through Sulaiman Aldhuwayhi. Two second-half goals by substitute Feras Albrikan threatened to knock India out of the tournament, before they earned and converted the penalty...