Manang Marshyangdi Club played 1-1 draw against 10-man Minerva Punjab in AFC Cup 2019 group E at ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Wednesday.
Thoiba Singh scored the opener in the 39th minute. Saheed Azeez equalized the score in the 81st minute.
The visitors were reduced to 10-man in 45+3 minute as Pratheek Joshi got marching order for his double bookable offences. He received first yellow card in the 41st minute.
MMC have two points from four matches with two matches left to play. Minerva Punjab have four points from two matches and lie at second position with 4 points from 4 matches.
MMC almost crashed out from the qualifers with just a point in hand.
On June 19, MMC will play next against Abahani Limited Dhaka at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka while Minerva will take on Chennaiyin FC at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.
MMC Vs Chennayin FC - PRE MATCH MEET