AFC Cup 2016: Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC progress to knock-out stage

AFC Cup 2016 Results: 27th April 2016
Mohun Bagan confirm top spot, Bengaluru FC confirm knock-out birth,
AFC Cup 2016
AFC Cup 2016

Group G
National Stadium, Male, Maldives
Maziya Sports & Recreation(Maldives) 1-1 Mohun Bagan(India)
MSR: Abdulla Asadhulla(65th)
MB: Jeje Lalpekhlua(90+3rd)

Mariners confirm top spot in Group G

Mohun Bagan scored a late equalizer to grab the top spot in the AFC Cup 2016 Group G match against Maziya Sports & Recreation on Wednesday, 28th April 2016. Abdulla Asadhulla's 60th minute strike was cancelled out by cancelled out by Jeje Lalpekhlua with virtually the very last piece of action in the match. Mohun Bagan now has 11 points from 5 matches followed by Hong Kong's South China with 6 points from 5 matches. Thus, the Mariners are confirmed of the top spot in the group even if they fail to register any points in their final league match against South China on 11th May.

Group H
Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru
Bengaluru FC(India) 2-1 Lao Toyota FC(Laos)
BFC: Eugeneson Lyngdoh(45+1st), Kim Song Yong(60th)
LTFC: Kazuo Homma(68th)

Bengaluru FC are assured of knock-out berth

Bengaluru FC also had a good outing on wednesday playing at home against Lao Toyota FC. The Blues defeated the Laos outfit 2-1 courtesy of goals from Lyngdoh and Kim Song Yong. The victory was crucial for Bengaluru FC's qualification as it ensured their progress to the knockout stages with a game in hand. Bengaluru FC are in second spot with 9 points from 5 matches and will remain in the same position irrespective of the outcomes of the final group stage matches. Ashley Westwood's men will travel to Malaysia to play Johor Darul Ta'zim on 11th May.
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