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BPL Football: Baridhara taste 2nd victory crushing Brothers 3-0

Uttar Baridhara tasted their second victory in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football, beating Brothers Union 3-0 in the battle of two bottom-ranked teams Monday.

The winners dominated the first half 1-0 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.

Egyptian midfielder Mostafa Kahraba scored twice for Baridhara in the 14th and 63rd minutes while local defender Mohammad Sujon Biswas netted another goal in the 78th minute.

With the day's feat, Baridhara Club advanced to the 10th slot in the points table. Muktijoddha remained at 11th spot, securing 12 points from 15 matches and Brothers at 12th spot with five points from 16 matches.

Three league matches will be held on Tuesday at the same venue.

Three times champions Sheikh Jamal will play Arambagh, the team with the lowest standing and points in the league, at 4pm, Sheikh Russel will face Chittagong Abahani at 7pm while Saif SC will encounter Muktijoddha at 9pm.

Bashundhara Kings have so far dominated the league, securing 43 points from 15 matches while Dhaka Abahani and Sheikh Jamal have occupied the second and third spot in the league standings with 32 points each.

Source: United News of Bangladesh