Dempo cruise past Portais


 Dempo Sports Club cruised past Portais Sports Club, Panjim 4-0 in a GFA U-16 league match at St Cruz ground, Thursday. The score was 1-0 at half time.
Dempo started well as they took the lead in the 12th minute through Shawn Crasto who shot past Portais goalkeeper Darshan Naik.
Dempo enjoyed the lion’s share of possession but Viraj Naik, Laslve Vas shot wide.
Just before the lemon break, Dempo’s Schubert Pereira’s powerful long ranger hit the crossbar.
After the restart, Dempo continued their dominance as Ronil Azavedo tapped in from close range off a corner by Viraj in the 50th minute.
Three minutes later, Viraj headed in off a Salu Santos free-kick for Dempo’s third.
At the other end, Portais’ Larry Silveira sent a good through ball to Kalpesh Kankonkar, who missed a good chance to score in the 75th minute.
Ronil completed his brace in the 76th minute after his shot deflected off Portais’ Valery D’Souza.
At Curtorim ground, Guardian Angel thumped Slcete FC 4-2 while UC Nerul thrashed Pilerne SC at Verem ground.
In a GFA Second Division match, Sangolda Lightning Club defeated Siolim Sodiem 2-0.
Yogesh Mayekar and Loyd Mascarenhas scored for Sangolda. [H]