Mohun Bagan vs Bashundhara Kings AFC Cup head-to-head record
These two teams meet for the third time
In a highly anticipated showdown, Mohun Bagan Super Giant are set to host Bashundhara Kings on Matchday 3 of the AFC Cup. This exciting match will take place at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar, a temporary home for Mohun Bagan due to ongoing cricket World Cup events and the vibrant celebration of Durga Puja in Kolkata.
The change of venue was necessary as Kolkata Police could not provide the required security arrangements, but this hasn’t dampened the spirits of the fans eagerly awaiting this clash.
Historically, these two teams crossed paths for the first time in the 2022 edition of the AFC Cup. In the home leg of the encounter, the Kolkata-based Mohun Bagan Super Giants demonstrated their dominance by defeating the Bangladeshi giants, Bashundhara Kings, with a resounding 4-0 victory. Liston Colaco stole the show with a remarkable hat trick, and David Williams added another goal to seal the deal for Mohun Bagan.
The return leg, however, presented a different narrative. The match ended in a 1-1 draw, with David Williams once again coming to the rescue for Mohun Bagan, this time with an equalizing goal in the second half. Jonathan Fernandes had previously put Bashundhara Kings ahead, making it a closely contested affair.
Mohun Bagan SG superior H2H record
As things stand, Mohun Bagan Super Giants lead the head-to-head charts against Bashundhara Kings with one win and a draw. David Williams, the Australian forward, has been a pivotal figure in both of these encounters, leaving a significant mark on the rivalry. With the upcoming clash scheduled for the 24th of October, Bashundhara Kings will undoubtedly be seeking revenge, aiming to alter the course of their head-to-head history.
AFC Cup Group D showdown
In the current AFC Cup Group D standings, Mohun Bagan Super Giants find themselves at the top after securing back-to-back wins against Odisha FC and Maziya Sports & Recreation Club. Their impressive form has positioned them as strong contenders to progress to the knockout stage. On the other hand, Bashundhara Kings have had a mixed start to their campaign. After suffering an unexpected defeat to Maziya in their first encounter, they bounced back with a win against Odisha FC at home.
The upcoming clash at the Kalinga Stadium promises to be a pivotal moment in Group D of the AFC Cup. Juan Ferrando and his Mohun Bagan Super Giants team will be eager to maintain their momentum and secure all three points. A victory in this match would not only strengthen their position at the top of the group but also take them one step closer to qualifying for the knockout stage.
Head to Head results
MBSG Wins: 1
Bashundhara wins: 0