Bengaluru FC vs Bashundhara Kings AFC Cup LIVE Score and Commentary

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 21, 2021 18:21 IST

FULL TIME: Bashundhara Kings 0-0 Bengaluru FC


18:21 (IST)21 AUG 2021

FULL TIME: Bengaluru FC 0-0 Bashundhara Kings

A game of two halves as Bengaluru FC fail to break the bank at Bashundhara and have to share the spoils. The Bangladeshi side dominated proceedings in the first half but Bengaluru came into it strong but failed to find the back of the net. The ball did cross over the line once but the assistant referee denied the goal as it ends goalless.

Bengaluru FC will next face Maziya S&RC while Bashundhara Kings have ATK Mohun Bagan up next. Thank you for tuning into Sportskeeda's LIVE coverage of the AFC Cup clash between Bengaluru FC and Bashundhara Kings. This is your host, Sayak Dipta Dey, signing off for tonight.

You can follow ATK Mohun Bagan vs Maziya S&RC here from 09.30 PM onwards.

18:19 (IST)21 AUG 2021

90+3' Substitution for Bengaluru FC. Siva Sakthi replaces Suresh Singh Wangjam.

18:19 (IST)21 AUG 2021

90' Additional Time: 4 Minutes.

18:17 (IST)21 AUG 2021

89' Robinho drives it low and hard but wide at the other end.

18:16 (IST)21 AUG 2021

86' CHANCE! A peach of a pass from Jayesh Rane to find Leon Augustine yields nothing for the Blues after Augustine takes time to shoot and allows Rahman to make a relatively easy save.

18:14 (IST)21 AUG 2021

83' The Bengaluru corner gets to Chhetri who feeds it back into the danger area but Bashundhara Kings get their lines clear.

18:12 (IST)21 AUG 2021

80' SAVE! Low and driven hard by Cleiton Silva from outside the box to force Anisur Rahman make a stunning save. Bengaluru FC have a corner.

18:10 (IST)21 AUG 2021

76' GOAL OR NO GOAL? Controversy as Ceiton's corner is nodded goalward by Costa, but it's hit the crossbar and bounced back into play. Appeals from the Blues, but the assistant is unwavering in his belief. Replays did show that the ball did go behind the line.

18:08 (IST)21 AUG 2021

74' Pressure on Bashundhara Kings as Bengaluru FC create a bit of a pinball situation inside the Bashundhara Kings as Chhetri's shot hits Cleiton before the skipper takes another shot that is deflected wide. Costa clips one into the box that's tipped over.

17:58 (IST)21 AUG 2021

68' Cleiton Silva makes a good run down the right, goes past Topu Barman and earns a corner for Bengaluru.

17:48 (IST)21 AUG 2021

62' Substitution for Bengaluru FC. Ajith Kumar replaces Roshan Singh. Pratik Chaudhary replaces Musavu King. Leon Augustine replaces Bidyasagar Singh.

17:47 (IST)21 AUG 2021

61' MISS! Bengaluru FC get the ante up in the final third as Chhetri heads wide a powerful header after a Suresh Singh Wangjam ball.

17:45 (IST)21 AUG 2021

59' Give and go again from Bercerra and Fernandes, however Bercerra fires it over the goal.

17:44 (IST)21 AUG 2021

53' WHAT A SAVE! Robinho's shot is saved in an outstanding fashion by Sandhu. The ricochet bobbles up in the air and was going inside the back of the net but Roshan Singh made a sensational acrobatic goal-line clearance before Sandhu made yet another save to somehow keep the scores, goalless. Stupendous stuff at the back!

17:38 (IST)21 AUG 2021

51' Bercerra has a chance to find the back of the net after he combined with Fernandes. However, Bercerra skews it over the bar to Bengaluru's good fortune.

17:34 (IST)21 AUG 2021

47' Khaled Shafiei goes into the referee's book for a challenge on Alan Costa.

17:33 (IST)21 AUG 2021

46' Second-half kicks-off.

17:19 (IST)21 AUG 2021

HALF TIME: Bengaluru FC 0-0 Bashundhara Kings

Bashundhara Kings have been better the side of the two. They have  got closer to the goal and have outplayed Bengaluru FC in all quarters. The Blues have defended with discipline and manage to get into the break level pegging. The Blues have to change their approach in the second half if they want to salvage anything out of this game or else Bashundhara Kings will eventually prevail. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for the 2nd half.

17:18 (IST)21 AUG 2021

45' Additional Time: 1 Minute.

17:18 (IST)21 AUG 2021

45' Tariq Kazi is booked for a foul Cleiton Silva. Alan Costa delivers in a free-kick but Bashundhara get their lines clear.

17:16 (IST)21 AUG 2021

43' Bengaluru FC make a substitution. Sarthak Golui replaces Parag Srivas.

17:14 (IST)21 AUG 2021

41' Robinho delivers in a disappointing free-kick from the right, sails over the Bengaluru goal.

17:11 (IST)21 AUG 2021

38' Bengaluru get a corner whipped in and Parag Srivas clashes into Khalid with a Spartan kick and is booked. He should consider himself lucky because he could have easily been red carded.

17:04 (IST)21 AUG 2021

34' Fernandes has a shot from long distance, Sandhu saves. Sandhu is infuriated at his defenders for giving too much time and space for Bashundhara in the dangerous areas.

17:03 (IST)21 AUG 2021

30' Bishwanath Ghosh finds Bercerra inside the Bengaluru box whose shot is wide.

16:59 (IST)21 AUG 2021

26' Bengaluru FC are moving the ball quick and wide. They are using both the wings but not able to get that final ball inside the danger area just like the previous game.

16:53 (IST)21 AUG 2021

23' The free-kick is straight onto the wall and Bengaluru get the ball back.

16:52 (IST)21 AUG 2021

22' Robinho causing all sorts of problems for Bengaluru. He skips past a couple of defenders and draws a foul just outside the box and Musavu-King goes into the referee's book with a yellow card. A freekick in a very dangerous area for Bashundhara Kings.

16:48 (IST)21 AUG 2021

18' Suresh Singh Wangjam makes a timely interception to clear the lines from the resultant delivery.

16:47 (IST)21 AUG 2021

15' Topu Barman is brought down by Danish Farooque. Bashundhara have a free-kicks on the edge of the Bengaluru box.

16:47 (IST)21 AUG 2021

13' Bashundhara Kings have a quick move down the left, a chance for a cross in by Robinho but Alan Costa makes a timely interventon.

16:43 (IST)21 AUG 2021

10' Both teams slow on the movement, mostly indulged in midfield passing after an early surge of scattered chances at both ends.

16:40 (IST)21 AUG 2021

7' Bengaluru FC have a chance at goal with a header, Musavu-King heads wide.

16:34 (IST)21 AUG 2021

5' Bercerra has a cross delivered in, Sandhu collects.

16:34 (IST)21 AUG 2021

3' Kings have an early go at goal with Raul Bercerra, wide.

16:32 (IST)21 AUG 2021

1' KICK-OFF! Bengaluru get us underway in their traditional home blue colours while the Kings are in Red.

16:28 (IST)21 AUG 2021

The teams walk out to the middle.

16:17 (IST)21 AUG 2021

16:17 (IST)21 AUG 2021

The teams are warming up in very warm conditions here at Male.

16:17 (IST)21 AUG 2021

Substitutes are in!

Bengaluru FC: Lalthuammawia Ralte (GK), Pratik Chaudhary, Ajay Chettri, Wungngayam Muirang, Sarthak Golui, Rohit Kumar, Ajith Kumar, Udanta Singh, Leon Augustine, Siva Sakthi

Basundhara Kings: Mitul Hasan (GK), Sushanto Tripura, Nurul Faisal, Emon Mahmud, Mohammad Atique Rahaman, Yeasin Khan, Seikh Alamgir Rana, Mohammad Ibrahim, Mahdi Khan, Fahim Morshed

16:13 (IST)21 AUG 2021

The line-ups are in!

Bengaluru FC: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK), Alan Costa, Suresh Wangjam, Sunil Chhetri, Danish Farooq, Jayesh Rane, Cleiton Silva, Bidyasagar Singh, Parag Srivas, Yrondu Musavu-King, Roshan Singh

Bashundhara Kings: Anisur Rahman (GK), Tariq Kazi, Khaled Shafiei, Topu Barma, Bishwanath Ghosh, Masuk Zoni, Jonathan Reis, Raul Bercerra, Robinho, Biplo Ahmed, Mahbubur Rahman

08:56 (IST)21 AUG 2021

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