Pune, March 7: FC Pune City and Bengaluru FC left themselves with everything to do in the return clash as they played goalless in the first leg semi-fil of the Hero Indian Super League at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium, Pune, on Wednesday. At the end of the absorbing 90-minute clash, coaches Ranko Popovic and Albert Roca were smiling, locked in a warm embrace on the sidelines. Both coaches would be happy with their showing. League leaders Bengaluru were favourites for this semi-fil clash but Pune measured up to the challenge till the fil whistle, denying the visitors the crucial away goal, a rule that has been introduced in this edition of ISL for the first time.
Pune, Bengaluru play goalless draw