The Blues now have 20 points and are third in the 13-team standing while Nofel are ninth with points from eight games
Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra kept up the pressure on the top two in the points table of the Bangladesh Premier League as they handed newcomer Nofel Sporting Club a 2-0 defeat at Sylhet District Stadium Thursday.
On a day when the top two sides – Bashundhara Kings (22 points) and Abahani Limited (21) – also won, Sheikh Russel were victorious thanks to goals from Nigeria’s Rafael Odoyin and Uzbekistan’s Alisher Azizov in the 26th and 67th minute respectively.
Bashundhara Kings beat Brothers Union 2-0 in their Bangladesh Premier League match at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka Thursday.https://t.co/FzNHxGen4H#KINGS #BASHUNDHARA #BASHUNDHARAKINGS #BROTHERS #UNION #BROTHERSUNION #BFF #BPL #BK #BU #FOOTBALL #BANGLADESHFOOTBALL— Dhaka Tribune Sports (@Sport_DT) February 28, 2019
Sheikh Russel were reduced to 10 men in the 70th minute when Alex Rafael de Silva received his second yellow card but they held on to secure all three points.
The Blues now have 20 points and are third in the 13-team standing while Nofel are ninth with points from eight games.
Sheikh Russel 2 (Rafael 26, Alisher 67) 0 Nofel