Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Improved hosts concede four

Hosts Bangladesh came out of their defensive mindset to play some entertaining football but paid the price for their lack of experience as they suffered a 0-4 defeat against Jordan in their World Cup qualifying match in Dhaka on Tuesday. Much criticised for their ultra-defensive football against Australia in the previous match, which at times appeared ... Read more

De Kruif laments poor defending

Bangladesh coach Lodewijk de Kruif blamed his defenders for a big defeat against Jordan despite their spirited show in their World Cup qualifying match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday. Buoyed on by their home advantage, Bangladesh took a positive approach in the game attacking Jordan, ranking-wise a much superior side, whenever they had an ... Read more