Objectives from Argentine ahead Raul Oscar Becerra and teenager Mohammad Ibrahim helped safe victory for the current Federation Cup winners.
Kings began the match with all weapons blazing. The reigning champions got here near scoring when Becerra’s bullet header from a Bishwanath Ghosh cross ricocheted off the body of the purpose within the 17th minute.
Kings once more acquired an identical likelihood within the 35th minute. However this time Becerra made full use of Biswanath’s cross from the fitting flank because the Argentine ahead despatched the ball to the again of the web with a superbly related header.
Within the final minute of first-half stoppage time, Baridhara’s Sumon Reza got here near equalising however Kings skipper Topu Barman rose to the event and made a goal-line clearance to assist Kings go into the half-time break with the lead intact.
The second purpose for Bashundhara got here early within the second half as a defense-dissecting go from Becerra discovered its method to Ibrahim, who slotted it house after being one-on-one with the Baridhara keeper.
Within the 88th minute, Becerra had an opportunity to attain a brace, however this time Baridhara’s keeper Alif’s acrobatic save denied him.
“We really had little or no time to coach and put together. So I am comfortable total, my boys performed very properly and we acquired good probabilities. This was a superb combat. Our purpose is to complete at fifth or sixth Place within the league.”, mentioned Baridhara head coach Sheikh Jahidur Rahman.
Kings’ head coach Oscar Bruzon shared his ideas concerning the match, ” We had difficulties within the first 30 minutes, however as soon as we scored the objectives, we acquired management of the sport. The boys are recovering bodily and mentally from the robust semifinal and last of the Federation Cup, however I am comfortable that they maintained the identical tempo.”