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Bengaluru FC vs Club Eagles LIVE Commentary and Score, AFC Cup 2021 Play-off

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 15, 2021 22:21 IST

FT: Bengaluru FC (Rane) 1-0 Club Eagles


22:21 (IST)15 AUG 2021

FULL TIME: Bengaluru FC 1-0 Club Eagles

Bengaluru FC advance to Group E to join ATK Mohun Bagan, Maziya S&RC and Basundhara Kings. A slower second half with scrappy play from both the team help Bengaluru's cause to make it to the next stage of the AFC Cup. Jayesh Rane scored the sole goal of the game in the first half. 

Thank you for tuning into Sportskeeda's LIVE coverage of the play-off tie between Bengaluru FC and Club Eagles. Join us later in the group stages! This is your host, Sayak Dipta Dey, signing off for tonight.

22:20 (IST)15 AUG 2021

90+3' Club Eagles have all of their men upfront hoping for the equaliser as the clock runs out.

22:17 (IST)15 AUG 2021

90' Additional Time: 4 Minutes.

22:17 (IST)15 AUG 2021

90' Danish Farooq replaces Sunil Chhetri.

22:13 (IST)15 AUG 2021

86' Bidyasagar Singh replaces Udanta Singh.

22:11 (IST)15 AUG 2021

83' MISS! Eagles goalkeeper was off his position, leaving the goal empty. Leon Augustine just had to keep the ball on target but skies the shot off target.

22:10 (IST)15 AUG 2021

80' Leon Augustine replaces Udanta Singh.

22:07 (IST)15 AUG 2021

75' Roshan Singh replaces Ashique Kuruniyan.

22:05 (IST)15 AUG 2021

70' Chance for Bengaluru but Musavu King does not get a clean strike of the ball from a cross and Eagles back on the ball.

21:55 (IST)15 AUG 2021

65' CLOSE! Bengaluru FC survive a scare as Ali Fasir has a golden opportunity to put Eagles level pegging but misses the target with just Sandhu to beat inside the box after he successfully outfoxed Alan Costa and Sarthak Golui.

21:48 (IST)15 AUG 2021

60' Udanta Singh gets a cross in from the right, no Bengaluru shirt inside the Eagles box to poach the loose ball and Eagles get the ball back. The second half has been extremely slow.

21:47 (IST)15 AUG 2021

55' The teams are taking a lot of time to pass the ball, No goalmouth action at all in the second-half.

21:39 (IST)15 AUG 2021

51' Both teams slow on the ball and are not really creating any scoring chances in the second half. Bengaluru FC with the lion's share of possession.

21:31 (IST)15 AUG 2021

Second-half kicks-off.

21:17 (IST)15 AUG 2021

HALF TIME: Bengaluru FC 1-0 Club Eagles

The two teams have been scrappy so far in the first 45 minutes. Club Eagles displayed some pace and quick wing play but it was Bengaluru FC who scored the first goal courtesy of a Jayesh Rane strike. The Blues have looked good in the midfield and the next 45 minutes could go to any side. All to play for in the second half. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for the LIVE updates.

21:16 (IST)15 AUG 2021

Additional Time: 1 Minute.

21:16 (IST)15 AUG 2021

43' CLOSE! Bengaluru FC make a hassle of a Club Eagles corner and Sarthak Golui almost puts the ball into his own net but Sandhu somehow bails the team out and the scoreline remains, 1-0.

21:09 (IST)15 AUG 2021

40' The resultant corner is cleared with ease.

21:08 (IST)15 AUG 2021

38' Udanta Singh gets in a good cross as well and finds Ashique Kuruniyan on the other side, who earns a corner off a Club Eagles block.

21:03 (IST)15 AUG 2021

30' Bengaluru FC dominating proceedings now after the goal and are playing the ball around with ease inside the Eagles half.

20:59 (IST)15 AUG 2021

26' GOAAAAAL! Bengaluru FC (Jayesh Rane)

Jayesh Rane fires in a low and venomous shot from inside the Eagles box and gives Bengaluru the lead. Bengaluru FC 1-0 Club Eagles.

20:58 (IST)15 AUG 2021

23' Bengaluru FC have taken control of the game a little bit after the quick moves from Club Eagles. The game is being mostly played in the midfield.

20:51 (IST)15 AUG 2021

19' Bengaluru FC struggling to deal with the pace of Club Eagles as the Maldives side get into the BFC box with ease but do not have the creativity to make the final definitive pass. 

20:50 (IST)15 AUG 2021

17' Bengaluru FC do not defend the corner properly and Club Eagles find the back of the net, but the goal is not counted since it is offside.

20:47 (IST)15 AUG 2021

15' Club Eagles almost score after Ismail finds Fasir whose shot is deflected off for an Eagles corner.

20:45 (IST)15 AUG 2021

13' MISS! Sunil Chhetri sets up Cleiton Silva for a shot on goal but the Brazilian skies it over the target on a half volley.

20:42 (IST)15 AUG 2021

10' SAVE! Musavu-King heads it straight to the hands of the Club Eagles goalkeeper from a smart Bengaluru FC corner. The Blues are slowly growing into the game but are relatively scrappy.

20:37 (IST)15 AUG 2021

6' Quick wing play from Bengaluru FC. Udanta Singh gets a ball delivered in towards Chhetri who chests it down inside the Eagles box but there is no Bengaluru player out there to make anything out of the situation.

20:33 (IST)15 AUG 2021

3' Club Eagles being slow on the up and moving the ball around themselves.

20:31 (IST)15 AUG 2021

1' KICK-OFF! Bengaluru FC get us underway here in the Maldives. The Blues are in their away white colours.

20:30 (IST)15 AUG 2021

The teams are in the middle amidst the AFC anthem. We are set for kick-off!

20:30 (IST)15 AUG 2021

For viewers who want to watch the game, Yes TV on Facebook is streaming the game.

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Bengaluru FC: Lalthuammawia Ralte (GK), Farooq, Ajay Chhetri, Wungnagayam Muirang, Ajith Kumar, Bidyasagar Singh, , Leon Augustine, Roshan Singh, Siva Sakthi

Club Eagles: Mohamed Sinaahu, Imran Nasheed, Moosa Abdulla, Hisam Saleem, Ahmed Hassan, Zain Zafar, Hussain Moosa, Shaifulla Ibrahim, Mohamad Taha

19:48 (IST)15 AUG 2021


Bengaluru FC XI: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK), Alan Costa, Suresh Singh Wangjam, Sunil Chhetri, Sarthak Golui, Rohit Kumar, Jayesh Rane, Udanta Singh, Muhammed Ashique, Cleiton Silva, Yrondu Musavu-King

Club Eagles: Ahmed Numaan (GK), Hussain Sifaau, Adey, Mohamed Naim, Mohamed Arif, Easa Ismail, Akram Abdull Gani, Ali Fasir, Mohamed Faisal, Hassan Ahmed, Haisham Hassan

19:41 (IST)15 AUG 2021

Bengaluru FC form guide: L-W-L-L-W (Latest on the right)
Club Eagles form guide: W-D-W-D-L (Latest on the right)

19:41 (IST)15 AUG 2021

Bengaluru FC failed to finish in the top four of the ISL for the first time since it joined the cash-rich league back in 2017. The Blues lost their final two games of the ISL 2020-21 season but bounced back with a 5-0 win over Tribhuvan Army FC in the AFC Cup.The Club Eagles finished fourth in the Dhivehi Premier League. The Maldivian side ended their league campaign with a 4-0 loss to Maziya S&RC. Their most recent victory was in the league over TC Sports with a 3-0 scoreline in the AFC Cup.

19:40 (IST)15 AUG 2021

Bengaluru FC will resume their AFC Cup sojourn as they take on Club Eagles (Maldives) in the play-off round at the Maldives National Football Stadium on Sunday. The winner of the tie will advance to Group E of the AFC Cup where ATK Mohun Bagan (India), Mazia S&RC (Maldives) and Basundhara Kings (Bangladesh) lay await.The Blues advanced to the play-off round after a 5-0 win over Tribhuvan Army FC (Nepal) in the preliminary round 2 back in April 2021. Rahul Bheke and Cleiton Silva scored twice while Sunil Chhetri got one to his name on the scoresheet.Club Eagles eased past Thimpu City FC (Bhutan) in the preliminary round 1 with a 2-0 win with goals from Hassan Ahmed and Mohammed Naim. The Maldivian side got a walkover in the preliminary round 2 as Dhaka Abahani (Bangladesh) failed to host the AFC Cup game due to COVID-19 restrictions.The Blues had earlier traveled to the Maldives for a game against Club Eagles. However, they returned to India without playing the match after the two Bengaluru FC players allegedly breached the bio-bubble in Male.

19:39 (IST)15 AUG 2021

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