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BPL Football: Uttar Baridhara, Muktijoddha share points in 1-1 draw

Uttar Baridhara and Muktijoddha Sangsad shared the points in a 1-1 draw in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Friday.

In the day’s lone match at the Shaheed Ahsanullah Master Stadium in Tongi, Sumon Reza put Uttar Baridhara Club ahead in the 43rd minute (1-0) but Japanese forward Yusuke Kato equalised for Muktijoddha in the 48th minute (1-1).

After the match, Uttar Baridhara Club remained at 10th slot in the 13-team league securing four points from seven matches with four draws.

And Muktijoddha stayed at 11th place, collecting four points from seven encounters with one win and draw.

The six times BPL champions Dhaka Abahani will play Arambagh KS at 3pm in Munshiganj’s Bir Shreshtha Motiur Rahman Stadium on Saturday.

Also, Federation Cup champions and league leader Bashundhara Kings will face three times champions Sheikh Jamal DC at 3:30pm while Saif Sporting will play Sheikh Russel at 6pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on the same day.

Star-studded Bashundhara Kings clearly dominated in the prestigious league with an all-win run securing full 21 points from straight seven matches.

And Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club also followed the leader with an unbeaten record, securing 16 points from six encounters.

Former champions Sheikh Russel KC are in the third spot with 16 points from seven outings while six times champions Dhaka Abahani are in the fourth place with 15 points from seven matches.