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Bengaluru FC marches into ISL final

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booked place in the 2018-19 (ISL) final as they defeated North East United 3-0 (4-2 on aggregate) in the second leg of their semi-final at the on Tuesday.

With both teams unable to strike, the first half went goalless. The players were looking to play with an attacking mindset in the first half even as they were unable to breach the defence.

But Bengaluru came back strongly in the second half as Nicolás Ladislao Fedor Flores, commonly known as Miku, struck the first goal for in the 72nd minute of the game.

Late strikes by in the 87th minute and (90+2) ensured that Bengaluru march into the final.

Earlier, North East United defeated in the first-leg of their semi-final 2-1 but Bengaluru were able to come back in the second leg to reach the finals.

City and FC Goa play in their second leg-semifinal next to decide who will take on Bengaluru in the finals of the ISL.

FC Goa defeated City 5-1 in the first leg of their semi-finals, so one can expect to come out all guns blazing in attack if they need to trump FC Goa on aggregate.

takes on FC Goa in the second leg of their semi-final today.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 11:39 IST
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