Bengaluru FC team captain Sunil Chhetri spearheaded the team into the Asian Football Confederation Cup finals with a 3-1 win over Malaysian team in Bengaluru on Wednesday. This is the first time ever an Indian club has entered the finals of the AFC Cup.
Sunil Chhetri led Bengaluru FC team into the finals of Asian Football Confederation Cup with a 3-1 win over the Malaysian team in Bengaluruon Wednesday.
This is the first time ever a football club from India has made it to the AFC Cup final. Until the 41st minute of the game, the Bengaluru FC was behind Malaysian team with 0-1.
However, the game changing moment came in the second half when Chhetri made space for himself from 30-yards and took a crack with his in-step to slot home.
The first half was a display of great football by both the sides ending at 1-1. However, the second half was completely in advantage of the host team.
In the 75th minute, Spanish defender Juan Antonio Gonzalez Fernandez found the back of the net leading to Bengaluru’s win.
The team will face Iraq’s Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya in the final championship match on Nov. 5.