Bengaluru, Oct 19: Fans all over India stands united as I-League champions Bengaluru FC take on Malaysian side Johor Darul Ta'zim tonight (October 19) in the AFC Cup semi-final second leg clash at the Shree Kanteerava Stadium. [Bengaluru FC Vs Johor Darul Ta'zim - Preview]
The JSW owned side are on the cusp of creating history in Indian football. Owing to a 1-1 draw at Johor a fortnight back, Bengaluru are in an advantageous position today as a goalless draw will be enough to see them through to the final.
Prior to Bengaluru FC, only two Indian clubs have managed to reach the AFC Cup semi-final stage, Dempo SC (2008) and Kingfisher East Bengal (2013).
The Blue brigade have got a golden opportunity to better the previous records and take a step forward to winning the coveted title.
As the club from Garden City take the field today to script history, fans all over the country took Twitter to forward their best wishes to the club.
Here are the reactions from Twitterati around India:
This is going to be a special night of all sorts. All Indian clubs have come together to support the greater cause keeping rivalries aside.
This is going to be a special night of all sorts. All Indian clubs have come together to support the greater cause keeping rivalries aside.— West Block Blues (@WestBlockBlues) October 19, 2016