Bhawanipore FC continued to stay within the battle for an I-League berth because it warded off Garhwal FC’s problem 2-1 in a 3rd spherical match of the Qualifiers on the Salt Lake Stadium on Wednesday.
Targets from Philip Adjah and Pankaj Moula helped Bhawanipore safe a 2-0 cushion by the primary 50 minutes earlier than Garhwal FC fought again with a late strike from substitute Afdal Varikkodan.
The previous managed to carry on to the slender lead until the tip and secured the complete quota of factors.
Tied on the high
This noticed Bhawanipore tallying six factors from two wins and tying on high of the present standings with the opposite Kolkata aspect Mohammedan Sporting, which additionally has six factors however continues to stay forward with a greater aim distinction.
FCBU holds ARA FC
Within the different third-round match performed on the Kalyani Stadium, FC Bengaluru United rode on a penalty within the closing minute of the injury-time to handle a 1-1 draw in opposition to debutant ARA FC.
Pratik Swami put ARA FC within the lead halfway by the opening half earlier than Mohammad Asrar discovered the goal from the spot within the final minute of injury-time to assist Bengaluru United salvage a draw.
The outcomes: Bhawanipore FC 2 (Philip Adjah 8, Pankaj Moula 50) bt Garhwal FC 1 (Afdal Varikkodan 76).
ARA FC 1 (Pratik Swami 36) drew with FC Bengaluru United 1 (Mohd. Asrar 90+6-pen).