In the second Group A match of Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2018, Palestine defeated Tajikistan 2-0.
With the win, both Palestine and Tajikistan are level on points with three points each. Tajikistan has goal difference of zero whereas Palestine has two.
Nepal also lost to Tajikistan 2-0 in the first match of Group A. Therefore, now Nepal must defeat Palestine with goal difference of more than two to qualify for semi.
From Group B, Bangladesh and Philippines qualify for the semi with a game in hand. Laos was defeated in its both matches and is out of the tournament.