Vagator PY rout Saligao Utd
Vagator Parish Youth Sports Club routed Saligao United 3-0 in a GFA Second Division football league match at Sangolda ground, Thursday. Vagator led 2-0 at half time.
Vagator started strongly as Ryan D’Souza came close to scoring in the 10th minute but his strike hit the crossbar.Vagator enjoyed the lion’s share of possession and took the lead in the 16th minute after Ryan sent a through ball to Kalpesh Gadekar who shot past Saligao goalkeeper Marshall Simoes.
At the other end, Saligao’s Martinho Fernandes unleashed a long ranger in the 20th minute but the Vagator custodian came to his side’s rescue.
Just before the lemon break, Ryan cut through the rival defence to double Vagator’s lead.
After the restart, Saligao tried hard to score but Sigmund Silveira’s shot went over the crossbar.
Vagator continued playing good, short passes and Ryan completed his brace in the 60th minute with a neat finish.
Vagator’s Stepelton Fernandes was cautioned by the referee for his tackle on Saligao’s Judas Fernandes in the 64th minute.
Vagator could have netted their fourth in the 77th minute but Kalpesh’s clever chip over onrushing Marshall went inches wide. [H]