Six-time champions Dhaka Abahani Ltd recorded the biggest victory in the ongoing 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football' 2020-21 crushing Uttar Baridhara Club by 8-0 goals at the Banglabandhu National Stadium (BNS) here on Thursday.
The previous biggest wins in the ongoing league was 6-0 achieved by three teams. Dhaka Abahani against Rahmatganj MFS, Badhindhara Kings against Uttar Baridhara Club and Sheikh Jamal DC over Arambagh KS.
In the day's one-sided match, Haitian striker Kervens Belfort made a hattrick scoring four goals for Dhaka Abahani in the 34th (P), 68th, 74th and 90th minutes.
With the day's feat, Belfort advanced to the 4th slot in the league's scorers list netting 17 goals.
Local midfielder Jewel Rana struck twice in the 64th and 66th minutes while Brazilian medio Raphael Augusto and Nigerian forward Sunday Chizoba netted two more goals in the 4th (P) and 41st minutes respectively.
Despite the day's well merited victory, the sky-blue Dhanmondi outfit Abahani went down in the runners up race as they are in the 3rd slot in the league table securing 46 points from 23 matches.
Three times-champions Sheikh Jamal DC just inches away from the league runners-up position securing 49 points from 23 matches while Bashundhara Kings smartly clinched the league title earlier with four matches to spare and now they raises their tally to 58 points from 21 encounters.
Five more BPL matches will be on Friday at three venues.