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East Bengal hold Xuan Thanh of Vietnam in AFC Cup

March 13, 2013 23:35 IST

Federation Cup champions East Bengal played out a goal-less draw against Xuan Thanh FC of Vietnam in an away match of AFC Cup at Ho Chi Minh city on Wednesday.

With the draw at the Thong Nhat Stadium, East Bengal are equal on four points with Xuan Thanh on top of Group H table. Xuan Thanh still top the group after two matches, as they have scored more goals than the Kolkata giants.

East Bengal had beaten Malaysian side Selangor 1-0 in their opening match at home on February 27. They next play Tampines Rovers in an away match in Singapore on April 3.

The draw also ended East Bengal's 10-match losing streak in away matches of the AFC Cup.

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