LMT: Pisgah United thrash New Young to claim first victory, DEF Tsg. through to quarter
Dimapur, Oct. 22 (EMN): Pisgah United hit four goals as they secured their first win at the ongoing Loyem Memorial Trophy in Tuensang on Monday. Pisgah took a 13th minute lead thanks to Imlong’s tap in after a beautiful defence splitting pass from Beshang. The exhausted New Young FC could not find the equaliser as goals began to pour in from the other end through the boots of Tangsoi and Menya with two goals. Both teams failed to qualify from Group A for the quarter-finals and are knocked out from the tournament.
Earlier in the first match, DEF Tuensang who has already secured their place in the quarter-finals faced Saksi FC. Right from the beginning DEF showed their dominance by controlling the midfield with more ball possession. John in the 12th minute put his team ahead in the first half. Mongthung made the score 2-0 with a brilliant effort from close range before John converted a penalty in the 58th minute to finish the match 3-0. With this loss for Saksi FC, they exit the tournament.
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