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Maziya vs Bengaluru Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Maziya vs Bengaluru Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Maziya vs Bengaluru match preview, predictions, possible lineups and h2h results of the 2020 AFC Cup.

Maziya vs Bengaluru match information

Time: 19:00 (GMT+8) on February 19th

Venue: Maldives National Football Stadium

Competition: 2020 AFC Cup

At the play-off round of the 2020 AFC Cup, Maziya will play against the Indian side Bengaluru to advance to the final tournament. The winner of this game will be drawn into Group D with South Asian teams namely Chennai City, TC Sports, and Bashundhara Kings.

To advance to this game, Maziya surprisingly beaten Abahani Limited Dhaka at the second preliminary round while Bengaluru defeated Paro FC.

In the second-leg match of that round, Bengaluru humiliated the Bhutan Premier League champion by scoring 9 goals, including two hattricks of Thongkhosiem Haokip and Deshorn Brown.

In other words, the Indian team is currently having an amazing form, which can help them beat Maziya at the play-off round. Compared to Maziya, the results of Bengaluru in the AFC Cup events are more impressive.

While the best performance of the Maldivian football club is just to qualify for the group stage from 2013 to 2017, Bengaluru used to advance to the final match in the 2016 competition. After that, they also play at the inter-zone final and inter-zone semi-final match in the next two events.

Moreover, the current squad of Bengaluru is full of quality foreign players such as midfielder Erik Paartalu, who used to represent the Australia national football team.

Maziya vs Bengaluru potential lineups:

Maziya: Shareef Hussain, Amdaan Ali, Petar Planic, Sharif Mukhammad, Ahmad Abdullah, Cornelius Stewart, Mohamed Irufaan, Hussain Nihaan, Hamzath Mohamed, Ibrahim Mahudhee Hussain, Assadhulla Abdulla.

Bengaluru FC: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Rahul Bheke, Albert Serran, Sairuat Kima, Juanan, Erik Paartalu, Raphael Augusto, Dimas Delgado, Nili, Deshorn Brown, Sunil Chhetri.

Maziya vs Bengaluru score predictions: 0-2