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Dhaka Abahani face off Bashundhara Kings tomorrow

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UNB, Dhaka :
Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) champions Dhaka Abahani Limited will face off league leaders Bashundhara Kings in a high-voltage match tomorrow.
The game is scheduled for 7pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka. Both teams will play their 14th match of ongoing BPL.
Kings are currently dominating the table with 37 points - four points ahead of Abahani - with 12 wins and a draw from 13 matches. On the other hand, Abahani are in the second slot with 11 wins and two losses from as many games.
Kings are also enjoying a goal difference with 22 plus goals while Abahani are following them with 18 plus goals. The defending champions will fall 7 points behind the league leaders if they lose the game.
Abahani conceded a 0-3 defeat to Kings in their first encounter of the ongoing BPL on January 23. The Kings had beaten the champions by 7-6 goals in sudden death session of the tie-breaker of the Independence Cup Football 2018 semis on November 29. But before that, Abahani defeated Kings by 3-1 goals to claim the Federation Cup 2018 on November 23.
Abahani are flying high after beating former Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC by 3-2 goals on May 15, keeping alive their hope of becoming the AFC Cup 2019 Group E champions.
In the top goal scorer list of BPL 2019, Abahani's Sunday Chizoba further consolidated his position with 10 goals while his teammate Ziban is following with nine goals. On the other hand, Marcos Vinicius of Kings is in the 3rd position slot scoring eight goals while his teammate Mohammed Motin Mia is in the 4th position with 7 goals.

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