Coming from behind, six-time champions Dhaka Abahani returned to the winning streak in the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2021-22, beating formidable Saif SC 2-1 Sunday.
The Independence Cup and Federation Cup champions Dhaka Abahani suffered a big blow as they tasted their first defeat in their sixth match of the ongoing league, losing to minnows Chittagong Abahani 2-3 Thursday.
With Sunday's result, Dhaka Abahani remained at the second spot in the league table, securing 16 points from seven matches.
Defending champions Badhundhara Kings bagged 18 points from seven encounters.
Saif SC remained at the fifth spot after earning 10 points from seven matches and Sheikh Jamal DC at the third place, securing 15 points from as many matches.
After barren the first half at the Sylhet District Stadium today, Rwandan defender Emery Bayisenge put Saif DC ahead in the 69th minute.
Brazilian striker Dorielton Gomes pulled one back for Abahani in the 75th minute (1-1).
Costa Rica's World Cup player Daniel Colindres came to rescue of Dhaka Abahani, scoring the match-winner in the stoppage time (90+2 minute) from a penalty (2-1).