Candolim trounce Pilerne
Hosts Candolim Sports Club trounced Pilerne Sports Club 4-2 to move into the final of Candolim Village Panchayat Cup football tournament at Dr Gustavo Monteiro ground, Candolim, Saturday. Candolim led 2-1 at half time.
Pilerne surged ahead through Anson D'Souza in the 10th minute. Candolim restored parity immediately through their reliable forward Sagar Bathkande off a move by Sigmund. Bapu Pednekar put Candolim ahead in the 14th minute off a cross from Kleiber D'Souza.
After the resumption, Sagar scored an opportunist goal after the Pilerne goalkeeper failed to hold on to the ball in the 38th minute off a Joelif try. Anson found the net again off Johan for Pilerne to reduce the margin for Pilerne. Kleibber increased the lead for Candolim off a Mackson corner. [H]