Laxmi Prasad continue good run


Laxmi Prasad hammered Salcete Football Club 5-0 in a 10th Round GFA First Division football League match at Duler Stadium, here, Friday. Laxmi Prasad led 2-0 at half time.
Laxmi Prasad had scored 23 goals before this match and it took them 18 minutes to add to the tally as Milton Gomes’ dangerous from the right flank found Alvito, who leaped over the rival defenders to head past Salcete goalkeeper Bryan Fernandes.
Alvito scored his second in the 23rd minute when he tapped in a well-measured low cross from Lavino Fernandes.
Changing over, Laxmi Prasad scored through Stanley D’Silva. Subsequently, Laxmi Prasad went on to score two quick goals in the 55th and 56th minutes. First, captain Steven Fernandes’ stiff 20-yard grounder was too hot to handle for the rival custodian and then Alvito scored his third from the penalty spot to make it 5-0.
Laxmi Prasad continued their unbeaten run with 24 points while Salcete have seven points.
At Poriat ground, Calangute, Calangute Association edged past Clube Sao Miguel de Taleigao 2-1.
Manuel Crasto scored a brace for Calangute while Gautam Kankonkar pulled one back for Taleigao. Calangute climbed to 22 points while Taleigao are on 12 points.
Our Margao Correspondent adds — Corps of Signals rode on a 46th minute goal from striker Lalruat Fela to edge past Curtorim Gymkhana 1-0 in their 10th Round First Division League football match at DSYA ground, Curtorim, Friday. There was no score at half time.
Corps of Signals took the lead soon after resumption in the 46th minute when striker Lalruatfeal beat Johnson Bhagat under the Curtorim bar with a brilliant volley. With this win, Corps of Signals have collected 18 points from 10 matches while Curtorim Gymkhana remain on 21 points from the same number of encounters. [H]