Chittagong Abahani Ltd advanced to 4th place in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2020-21 outplaying Bangladesh Police FC by 4-1 goals at the Banglabandhu National Stadium Tuesday evening.
They clearly dominated the first half by 3-0 goals.
With the day's feat, the sky-blue team from port city of Chattogram, Abahani Ltd moved up to 4th slot toppling Dhaka Mohammedan collecting 37 points from 20 encounters while Police FC remained at 8th slot with 19 points from 19 matches.
Star studded Bashundhara Kings smartly clinched title of the ongoing league with four matches to spare securing 55 points from 20 matches after beating three times champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club by 2-0 goals last Monday.
Six times champions Dhaka Abahani Ltd are in the 2nd slot bagging 40 points from 20 matches, followed by three times champions Sheikh Jamal DC with 39 points from 19 outings.
In the day's match, Brazilian forward Nixon Brizolara scored first for Abahani in the very 2nd minute from a penalty (1-0), Ivory Coast medio Didier Brossou doubled the Abahani margin in the 10th minute (2-0) while local booter Rakib Hosssin scored the 3rd goal in the 45th minute (3-0).
Mohammad Swadhin pulled the Police margin one back scoring a consolation goal in the 79th minute (3-1) while Nigerian midfielder Matthew Chinedu sealed the fate of the match netting the 4th goal for Abahani in the first minute of the stoppage time (4-1).