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Bengaluru FC vs Abahani Dhaka Live Score and Commentary, AFC Cup 2017

FT: Bengaluru FC 2-0 Abahani Dhaka AFC Cup 2017
Updated: 18 April 2017 20:58 IST - Published: 18 April 2017 20:46 IST
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That's all from us today. Cheers for following Sportskeeda's coverage of the AFC Cup. We will return tomorrow for Mohun Bagan's home match against Maziya from 7 PM IST. Until then, it's goodbye!
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Nishu Kumar's 40th-minute strike gave the Blues a first-half lead, while substitute Marjan Jugovic's 82nd-minute goal sealed things. It has been plain sailing for last year's runners-up so far; they will hope to keep it going when they meet Abahani in Dhaka in a fortnight's time.
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It's been a comfortable evening for Bengaluru, who maintain their 100 percent winning record in Group E. Abahani have now lost all three of their group stage games and are out of the AFC Cup.
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Full-time. Bengaluru 2-0 Abahani. 
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90+1' Bengaluru are trying to run down the clock with their work pretty much done for the day. 
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4 minutes stoppage time. 
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89' Emeka is once again flagged offside after finding himself one-on-one with Ralte. It's not happening today for Abahani against last year's beaten finalists. 
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88' Substitution for BFC as Nishu Kumar is replaced by Gill. 
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86' A wide header from Rubel is the closest Abahani have come to scoring in the 2nd half. The gulf in class between the two sides is evident here. 
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84' Nishu Kumar nearly adds a third but his finish under pressure after being set on the way by Chhetri is wayward. 
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Marjan Jugovic strikes his first AFC Cup goal for the Blues. His shot hits the underside of the bar and somehow crosses the goal-line. Two goals are just rewards for Bengaluru who have been the better side all game. 
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Bengaluru 2-0 Abahani
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82' GOAL!
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81' A cutback from Chhetri doesn't find its intended target as Abahani's defence holds up well. BFC have been much more prominent this half. 
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77' BFC drive forward in attack. Lenny's shot from distance is deflected for a corner. The home side are being pushed on for another goal by the cheering supporters here. 
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75' Confusion inside the Abahani box as Nishu Kumar's tenacity nearly creates a goal for Sawmtea, whose first touch is a shot. 
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74' Substitution for BFC as Sawmtea replaces Daniel. 
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71' Jugovic has looked lovely since coming on. The Serbian lines up a long range curler after Chhetri finds him outside the box. The shot, though, is close to Abahani's keeper and easily saved. 
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Abahani are barely attacking but the way BFC are fluffing their lines means a tense finish is on the cards here. 
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67' The resulting corner ends with a chance for Johnson who fails to connect Juanan's square ball from point-blank range. Big chance for Bengaluru there!
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67' Jugovic nearly assists Chhetri's whose shot is parried away by the Abahani keeper. 
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65' Substitution for BFC as Jugovic replaces Len. 
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64' Khabra and Abahani's Waly Faisal come together for a 50-50 ball and both the players get injured, receiving treatment on the pitch. 
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63' Foul on Emeka by Juanan. Freekick Abahani. 
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61' Chance for Khabra. The right-back is released by Chhetri's defence splitting ball but the former East Bengal man misses a one-on-one. It's a corner for BFC. 
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60' Abahani's Emeka is flagged for being offside. 
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56' Jeers from the home crowd as Abahani's Jonathan Brown hits a 30-yarder into the night sky. 
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55' Nishu Kumar is once again on the run stretching the Abahani defence but his end product is lacking. 
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53' Solid defending form Abahani forces Chhetri into taking a long shot which is well wide of the mark.
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51' Juanan is on the freekick yet again but this time his effort on goal sails over. 
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50' Lenny earns a FK deep inside Abahani's half. 
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46' Early stoppage of play in the 2nd half as Abahani's Kasto Bosh pulls up. 
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The home side should've scored more in the first half, but as things stand, Abahani can still hurt Bengaluru in the second half. 
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Half time. Bengaluru 1-0 Abahani. 
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44' BFC have a freekick in a promising position just in front of the Abahani box. Juanan lines it up and what ensues is a fine move that lacked just the final touch. BFC could've gone 2-0 ahead. 
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40' Brilliant bit of play through central areas from BFC which released Nishu inside the box. The wide man expertly finishes the move. Beautiful goal!!
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Bengaluru 1-0 Abahani
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40' GOAL!
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38' BFC fans are getting anxious with every passing minute as the score remains 0-0. BFC have also tailed off in the last few minutes. 
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35' Another attack peters out for BFC as the Abahani defence keeps its cool. Nishu Kumar has been the outlet this evening for BFC, but he needs to raise his game. 
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34' Chance for Abahani as a long throw-in causes havoc in the BFC box but Ralte expertly gets in the way of the goal-bound effort. 
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32' This is the third time a BFC player has been caught offside tonight. Nishu Kumar must time his runs well. 
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31' Counter attack for BFC, but Chhetri's 1-2 with Daniel is stopped on the way. 
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29' Foul by Khabra on Sohel Rana, but Abahani waste the resultant freekick. 
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28' Abahani are now at least starting to play inside BFC's half. They, however, look inadequate in attack. 
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25' Chance for Abahani as Lenny's misdirected backpass bisects Johnson and Juanan, resulting in a 1-v-1 for Abahani, but Ralte does well to smother. 
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24' Nishu with a fine tackle to dispossess the Abahani player inside his own defensive 3rd. But his teammates overplay and the momentum is lost. 
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23' Brilliant play from Chhetri who tricks his way past 3 opponents but his long diagonal ball to Daniel is heavily hit. A bit of patience needed from the captain here. 
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20' BFC on the counter nearly score but Chhetri's through ball to Daniel finds the striker offside. 
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18' BFC try to use Nishu Kumar's pace from out wide but the pass is too heavy and goes out of play. 
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